Second Star Theatre Company

LaRaisha Burnette

Secretary

LaRaisha Burnette

Secretary
laraisha.burnette@secondstartheatre.org

Biography

LaRaisha is an award-winning Actress and businesswoman (Best Actress in a Play 2016 Starnews Theater Awards, as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill and Wilma’s 2016 Woman to Watch in the Arts Category), currently working at Cape Fear Community College’s Wilson Center as the Center Services Coordinator, handling booking, contracts, financials and settlements, artist services, and front of house logistics and operations.  She graduated in 2008 from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a Degree in Theater and Music.  She has toured nationally and internationally with award winning productions, including Nickelodeon’s “The Backyardigans Live!” and the adaption of “The Bacchae” in Warsaw, Poland.  She has performed as a singer in the States, Singapore, Poland, and the Netherlands.  Her unique blend of business and performance has created a wonderfully diverse background making her accessible to communities of artists and audiences.