DEIDRA GRACE DEIDRA GRACE, originally from Miami, is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She was first seen on WBTT’s stage in Spunk and then in The Color Purple. Her show credits include the national tours of The Color Purple (Sofia) and The Drowsy Chaperone (Trix) as well as roles in many shows such as: Shrek (Voice of Dragon), Chicago (Mama Morton), Big River (Alice), Spunk (Blues Speak Woman), Showboat (Queenie), Kiss Me Kate (Hattie), Hairspray (Motormouth), All Shook Up (Sylvia), Hair (Dionne/tribe), Lasos (Soloist/ensemble), and Dolly Parton's music video “Jesus and Gravity.”