About

ABOUT MICHOLE BRIANA WHITE

The Chicago native became certain of her dream to be an artist about the age of 12 when introduced to modeling…which led to acting… and then she got the bug that just wouldn’t quit…

Now a seasoned vet to the world of theatre, film, television and commercials, some of Ms. White’s latest credits include:

The new dark, semi-autobiographical Apple TV Series Vital Signs as a recurring role, starring Dr. Dre.

Lush Life the play carrying lead role of the iconic Ms. Lena Horne November 18th-December 18th 2016 at The Matrix Theatre Los Angeles 7657 Melrose Ave. 90046

The Kicks Season 1, Amazon TV

Lila and Eve starring Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez. Supporting Lead.

The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes film with lead role of Dr. Myes. The web series of the Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes will be launched late 2016. She is currently co-writing Season 2 with director/writer Nancy Andrews.

Only Light USC short film directed by Evita Castine.

TV One’s Love that Girl as recurring love interest to Phillip Morris.

BET’s Reed Between the Lines as a series regular playing best friend to Malcolm Jamal Warner and Tony Rock. Her original song Breaking the Cycle aired episode 6. She later self produced her own music video now on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zY2IKs7YVI

Her vocals were also featured in the title song of Reed Between the Lines with music by award winning television composer Kurt Farquhar. She is currently writing music and singing for his company, True Music.

Ms. White was a lead in Ava Duvernay’s first groundbreaking feature I Will Follow  with Blair Underwood and Sallie Richardson-Whitfield, now on DVD and Netflix as well as Faster directed by George Tillman with Dwayne Johnson and Billy Bob Thornton.

She is proud to have worked with well renowned television, theatre and film directors and writers…

Sydney Lumet (series regular 100 Center Street)

Spike Lee (She Hate Me, 25th Hour)

Ed Zwick (Courage under Fire)

David Black (Cop Shop)

August Wilson (Jitney–Off Broadway)

Susan-Lori Parks ( Fu**ing A–Off Broadway)

Israel Hicks (Two Trains Running–Kennedy Center, Ebony Rep)

Kenny Leon (Radio Golf, Two Trains Running, Joe Turner–Kennedy Center, Huntington Theatre, Goodman Theatre)

 

GUEST STAR, RECURRING or SERIES REGULAR ROLES INCLUDE… 

Law and Order/Lie to Me/Medium/Numbers/Fresh Prince

Family Matters/Living Single/Parenthood /Muscle

Cop Shop (Richard Dreyfuss, Rosie Perez and Rita Moreno)

AWARDS

Obie, Drama Desk, Audelco Award: Jitney Off-Broadway

Nominated twice in the same category as Best Lead Actress for NAACP Award:

Two Trains Running, Of Equal Measure, Stickfly

Ovation, Drama Critics Circle Award:

Stick Fly, Two Trains Running

 

MUSIC INCLUDES…

Ms. White was a featured vocalist on the 2011 Daytime Emmy Awards/music by Ken Shapiro and John Ross.

She recently completed the production of her original music single FOLLOW with music producer and guitarist Nils Jiptner (Nominated Best Guitarist for the American Smooth Jazz Awards) release date TBA.

COMMERCIALS INCLUDE…

Chevy, Verizon, Public Service Announcement (birth control for teens) BET, Cisco, Walgreens, Aciphex and Orville Redenbacher, Chase Bank, Fed- Ex, Big O’ Tires, Toyota, Hostess, USPS, Kool-Aid, McDonald’s, Dawn, Hunt’s Tomatoes, The Lending Tree and At&T.