Dorothy Dandridge was not only beautiful she was brilliant and educated. A talented award-winning actor. Philanthropist. Social activist and above all a bestie to the iconic actress, Marilyn Monroe. Her story has been told by the many but not by the few who knew her. Watched her live and had a hard time letting go of her when she died. NAACP Theater Award-winning actor. Producer. Executive producer. Song Writer. Musician. Recording artist and dancer, Wanda Rae Willis. Her vocal skills. Natural talent and good looks make her a perfect fit to take on the energy of Dorothy Dandridge. Willis’s talent takes her amongst those who know the Hollywood story. Those who lived it and are still here to transfer the spirit of what happened way beck then to the here and now. As a popular musician this Bermudian Queen, Wanda Rae writes and composes her own songs. Working closely with the likes of Grammy award winner, songwriter, producer, Preston Glass. Musician, composer, Herman Jackson. Television and stage actor, Lincoln Kilpatrick and Grammy award-winning, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer, Felton, Pilate. Willis is all women and does a notable job at managing her many lists of talents.
As winner of the Motown Maurice Wrap Festival, Black Music Awards nominee NAACP Best Director nominee and the LANFAA’S Triple Threat Winner it’s no wonder that Wanda Ray’s energetic personality and creative talent are always in demand. And how does one encompass all that they are without going completely bazookas, Wanda Ray gives hopeful advantage from her point of view. With a 10-original song album set to hit the streets late this year, Ms. Willis stays busy. Her body of work spans a broad range of time as she continues to inspire and bring relevancy to the life of Dorothy Dandridge. Inspire the accounting of creative facts. Hold history accountable, and all things true that are close to her heart.
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A best solo show award nominee. LANFAS Triple Threat winner and a NAACP Best Director Nominee for her musical solo and film festival, Walking in Dorothy Dandridge’s Shows her Final New Beginning.