Remembering the Spirituals
A native of Houston, Texas, Cassandra White is renown locally, nationally and internationally for such vehicles as her performance as Liza Hughes in Civil War, performed at the Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas, and at the St. James Theatre on Broadway. She has also performed in France, Germany and Switzerland with the Harlem Gospel Singers in The Best of Gospel - Rock My Soul. Cassandra began her vocal career singing gospel and spirituals at the age of five. Cassandra was a finalist in the Houston Grand Opera Studio competition where she won the Eleanor Searle Whitney McCollum Auditions and Awards. During her tenure at Houston Grand Opera she sang in the HGO Studio, Students Through Arts Reaching Success Project (S.T.A.R.S.) and Opera to Go. She performed as Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), Moon, Falling Bird and The River's Sister (Mother of Three Sons) as well as performing as a choral soprano in The Borg, Peer Gynt and the Outcast. Cassandra has also performed as Marion Anderson from First Lady's Suite for Theatre LaB, Ti Moune from Once on This Island for Global Harmony Productions in Aruba, Caribbean, Crystal from Little Shop of Horrors for Theatre Louisville as well as other national and international venues. Cassandra has offered her talent to support many worthy causes for which she advocates.