Fredi is best known for creating the role of JoAnne Jefferson in the Putlizer Prize winning musical RENT! This year, she appears as “Ghost” in HBO’s SEARCH PARTY, Beverly” in Rebecca Miller’s MAGGIE’S PLAN and “Shay” in Showtime’s Emmy Award winning series THE BIG C.
She is an accomplished actor, director and writer…
… as well a proud advocate of ARTS EDUCATION for students in all schools everywhere!
Resumes & reels
Fredi was blessed with the experience of creating the role of JoAnne Jefferson in the smash hit musical, RENT which won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize as well as four TONY AWARDS (including BEST MUSICAL), the Drama Desk and Golden Globes. She personally garnered an Obie (in concert with the fantastic ensemble that made up the RENT OBC) and a Fanny Award.
Fredi has performed in many hit musicals including: THE LION KING (Rafiki), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND (Erzulie), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Crystal), THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY (Apollo Singer) and AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ (Armelia). Most recently, she is pleased to be in Rebecca Miller’s film MAGGIE’S PLAN (in a scene with Ethan Hawke) and was lucky enough to be a part of SHOWTIME’s Emmy Award Winning serieS THE BIG CC which boasts a cast of some of her all-time favorite actors including Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Billy Porter, Susan Sarandon, Alan Alda and F.O.R.* Victor Garber! (*Friend Of RENT)
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
THE BIG C
LAW & ORDER