SUGAR

written and directed by DIME DAVIS

CHARLIE  |  ELLE JOHNSON

ELLE JOHNSON is originally from Houston, Tx, where she attended the High School for Performing Arts, and fell in love with acting.  After graduating, she moved to California to further her education at Chapman University, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts, with an emphasis in acting. She’s also spent time living, performing, and studying in-depth techniques in London, England.  

Elle was recently seen on stage in Los Angeles in the Theatre Critics Award nominated play Peter Pan as Wendy.  She also originated the roll of Anarcha in the highly acclaimed play Sympathy for the Devil.  Additionally, Johnson recently starred in and produced web series’ 20 Something and Nik+Bob under her co-founded boutique production company, 3’s A Crowd.  Be sure to look out for her heart wrenching performance as Charlie in her latest film, Sugar.

Elle’s love for the craft continues to transcend beyond her own journey in acting and producing, she shares her passion by sewing into young performers as one of the resident acting teachers for the prestigious Amazing Grace Conservatory.


MIMI  |  Wendy raquel robinson

Whether it is acting, dancing, directing, writing, producing or choreographing, WENDY RAQUEL ROBINSON has tenaciously strived for excellence in her career as an artist. This vivacious cum laude graduate of Howard University received her BFA in Drama and is resilient in following her dreams of entertaining. Throughout her professional career as an actor, she has found success in the television, film, and theatre.

On television, she tickled audiences for six seasons and received three NAACP Image Award Nominations for Best Actress in a comedy for her work on The Steve Harvey Show. She starred as a series regular on Fox’s variety sketch show, Cedric the Entertainer Presents! and NBC’s Minor Adjustments. ROBINSON has held recurring roles on NYPD Blue, CBS’s Yes, Dear, Fox’s Getting Personal, UPN’s The Parker’s, as well as ABC’s hit animated show, The Proud Family.

Robinson recently completed filming, The Untitled Martin Lawrence Project opposite Martin Lawrence and Megan Mullally. Her most recent film credits include Squirrel Man with Bill Cobbs, Two Can Play That Game opposite Morris Chestnut, Vivica A. Fox, Monique and Anthony Anderson, Miss Congeniality starring Sandra Bullock and Michael Caine, and With Or Without You opposite Cynda Williams and Guy Torry. On the silver screen, ROBINSON appeared in the zany comedy, Ringmaster starring Jerry Springer, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate starring Martin Lawrence and Lynn Whitfield and The Walking Dead opposite Eddie Griffin. ROBINSON just completed a feature film with Martin Lawrence that is not yet titled, due to be released at the end of 2004.

On stage, ROBINSON performed in a number of well received productions to include The Vagina Monologues (V-Day-L.A.), Black Woman’s Blues, Agnes of God, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, The Colored Museum and Vanities for which she received an NAACP Theatre Award for Best Choreographer and Best Actress Nomination.

In 1995, ROBINSON co-founded the Amazing Grace Conservatory (AGC), a theatrical training institute in South Central Los Angeles. Dedicated to building self-esteem through self- expression, AGC is a highly respected training ground for young actors and performers.

In addition to her work in the community, for the past four years, ROBINSON also serves as the Celebrity Spokesperson for the Los Angeles Black Business Expo & Trade Show. She is the recipient of various honors to include the Howard University Distinguished Alumni Award, Disneyland & KJLH Proven Achiever Award, and a Woman of Courage Honoree. Robinson currently resides in Los Angeles, California.


NICK  |  TERRENCE COLBY CLEMONS

TERRENCE COLBY CLEMONS is an “eloquent” and “fearless” artist, dedicated to telling stories of the unheard, unvoiced, disenfranchised, and forgotten. With a BA from Morehouse College and an MFA in Acting from the UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television, Terrence is a testament to the proverb “A man’s gift makes room for him, and brings him before great men.” His work has been lauded in The Atlanta Voice, Backstage, and the LA Times.

Furthermore, Terrence has recently demonstrated his comedic versatility on “Key & Peele”, “Guy Code”, and the Viola Davis produced webseries, “American Koko.”