Fredi is best known for creating the role of JoAnne Jefferson in the Pulitzer Prize winning musical RENT. Most recently she appeared as Ghost in TBS’s SEARCH PARTY, Beverly in Rebecca Miller’s rom-com MAGGIE’S PLAN and Shay in Showtime’s Emmy Award winning series THE BIG C. On stage she has played many great roles including Rafiki in THE LION KING and Erzulie in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. Her directing credits include: THE MOST FABULOUS STORY EVER TOLD by Paul Rudnick, WHEN THE CHICKENS CAME HOME TO ROOST by Lawrence Holder, SCANDALOUS PEOPLE by Myla Churchill and her own play #RENTStories which debuted May of 2019. Fredi is a staunch advocate of ARTS EDUCATION for students in all schools everywhere! She is proud to be a member of the RNRC staff.
Coolest Experience to Date: Professional/Artistic – Creating/Playing JoAnne – Personal – my marriage (12 years and counting 🙂
Guilty Pleasure: LAW & ORDER on Netflix