YELLOWMAN Actor - Fracena Byrd
Fracena Byrd, who plays Alma in Yellowman, is a graduate of Spelman College with a BA in Drama/Theatre Arts and a minor in Dance. She has been a professional performer, director, and educator for well over a decade. Some of her credits include Smoky Joe's Cafe at the Springer Opera House, and Evillene in The Wiz directed by Kenny Leon. She was in the state premiere of The True Story of the Three Little Pigs. She was in HAIR at 7 Stages which was nominated for a Suzy Bass Award for Best Ensemble. She has been in Nunsense, 9 to 5, and Chicago (nominated for a Suzy Bass Award for Best Musical) at The Legacy Theatre. She is a regular storyteller with the Tour of Southern Ghosts every Halloween season at Stone Mountain Park. Last but not least, she directed "A Return to Silver Hill" as part of Academy Theatre's Tapas series, and was recently seen in Neil Simon's Plaza Suite at Academy Theatre.