Nedra Snipes, a native of North Carolina, began singing at the age of three in her church choir, her first recorded performance being that of This Little Light of Mine — and she has allowed her light to radiate ever since! Nedra continued to connect with her passion for acting and vocal performance throughout her elementary, middle and high school years. She was initially drawn to the craft of acting after discovering its ability to express the immense scope of humanity in both history and present day, as well at its ability to touch and transcend the hearts and souls of ALL beings, no matter the race, color, national origin, sex, or religion. She believes acting, at its best, is a place for spiritual and emotional connection and great transformation.
Nedra is a proud alumna of Howard University, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, with a concentration in Musical Theatre. Upon graduating Howard, she was awarded the Owen Dodson "Weenie" Award for Outstanding Development as a Performing Artist/Triple Threat.
In 2017, Nedra began her Master of Fine Arts journey at The Juilliard School, where she received intensive training in acting, movement, voice and other core aspects of the craft. While matriculating through Juilliard’s rigorous training, she continued to nurture other creative interests, founding KinProductions, producing the collective’s first short film, entitled The Vanity Project. Nedra also served as Co-Artistic Director for Homebase Theatre Collective, assisting in the production of a virtual festival of original plays and short films for black students currently enrolled in MFA programs throughout New York. In addition, she is a certified yoga instructor and a licensed full-spectrum doula.
Nedra is a graduate of Juilliard’s MFA Drama Program (Group 50).
She dominates the stage and is definitely a young actress with a great deal of talent."