Class of Cast
Korie R. Woodley-TurnerKorie R. Woodley-Turner, daughter of Latoya Woodley-Turner and Carnell Turner of Lutcher, LA was born in New Orleans, LA on February 5, 2005. She has shown interest in singing and dancing since the age of 3. At the age of 11, Korie expressed an interest in acting. She was enrolled at Launch Model & Talent in Metairie, LA where she studied courses in commercial and modeling. During the years, Korie has been awarded several opportunities to perform on other platforms including school Production
Tamari NorthTamari North is a 7 year-old, 2nd grader who loves to sing and dance everywhere. She is the daughter of Thomas North and Vina Bosley-North. She is a dancer with Yvonne’s Directions in Dance, located in Gramercy, LA where she publicly performs on a stage for recitals. This will be Tamara’s first this acting debut with SeLah Productions, Inc. She loves attending church at King Solomon Baptist Church, located in Lutcher, LA, Overseer, Rowdy Scott, Sr. Sunday School is Tamara’s favorite.
Reyana SmithReyana Monet Smith is 10 years-old. She is the proud daughter of Mr. Reynauldo and Mrs. Sherida Smith. She ise the second of four girls; Reyondalin, Reylin, and Reyvon Smith of Laplace, LA. She attends St. Joan of Arc Catholic School in Laplace, LA where she is 5th grader. This is Reyana’s first Production with SeLah Productions, Inc. She is a member of Providence Baptist Church #1 in Laplace, LA. She enjoys singing along with her sisters and singing in the Children’s Choir at church.
Stacey BerryStacey Berry was born August 22, 1969. Stacey is an dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and overall great person. She is very enthusiastic and outgoing. Mrs. Berry loves going to church and also loves to sing. Stacey is always smiling, laughing and enjoys making other people laugh. Mrs. Berry loves the Lord and believes God loves her---a dedicated Child of God.
Reyondalin SmithReyondalin Monique Smith is 11 years-old. She is the proud daughter of Mr. Reynauldo and Mrs. Sherida Smith. Reyondalin is the eldest sibling of Reyana, Reylin, and Reyvon Smith all of Laplace, LA. She attends St. Joan of Arc Catholic School in Laplace, LA where she is 7th grader. This is Reyondalin’s first Production with SeLah Productions, Inc. She is a member of Providence Baptist Church #1 in Laplace, LA. She enjoys singing along with her sisters and singing in the Children’s Choir.
Shanta WhiteShanta Mayan White is 26 years-old from Laplace, LA and is employed as Psychiatric Technician. Shanta’s hobbies are shopping, reading and hanging with friends and family. This is Ms. White’s first Production with SeLah Productions, Inc. and Shanta is READY to Grace the stage!
Britney E. WinfieldBritney E. Winfield, born in New Orleans on August 21, 1991 and goes by the name Rubi Sweet Rubi. She is a very high-spirited person. Ms. Winfield enjoys new challenges, adventures, and finding her purpose in life. She is the mother of Zavior Winfield and daughter of Cassandra W. Washington. Britney loves to help others and is a optimistic person. Ms. Windfield began her venture into acting in 2016, dancing in 2007, singing throughout her life. She is a member of Abundant Life Church.
Denna BrownDenna Brown, is a native and a resident of Vacherie, LA. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Nicholls State University in Cardiovascular Technology. She is currently working on her Master’s Degree from Nicholls in School Counseling. She is a member of Highway Baptist Church, Overseer, Pastor Brown. Denna sing solos in her church choir and serves as a Youth Leader. Ms. Brown teaches Youth Bible Study, and is the Co-Director of the Youth Choir, and is the Dance Instructor for Liturgical Dance.
Raina LivingsRaina Livings is the daughter of Randi Donald. She is a very respectful, alert and intelligent, never settle for less, always willing to help, God-fearing individual. Raina has been with SeLah Productions, Inc. for 1 year and enjoys every opportunity. Raina wants you to know, she loves entertaining people by dancing, acting and making people laugh!
Noah WilliamsNoah is a 16 year-old aspiring actor and performer, and a native of Reserve, LA. Noah attends Destiny Christian Center, Overseer, Pastor Steve O. Allen, I in Laplace, LA. In Noah's spare time he enjoys writing and creating music. Noah dreams of attending The New Orleans School of Creative Arts in Fall 2017. This is Noah's third season with SeLah Productions, Inc.
Carlis GriffinCarlis Warren Griffin is a native of LaPlace, LA, and the daughter of Pearl R. Warren and the late Rev. Percy H. Warren Sr. She comes from a strong Christian family and at the age of 5 years old she was crowned in singing by her grandfather, the late Bishop Joseph Warren Sr. Carlis has been singing with choirs, churches, weddings, and special church functions throughout the River Parishes surrounding areas. Carlis is the Lead Soloist for Greater Morning Star Baptist Church.
Ernest RicksErnest Ricks is the son of Delia Leblanc and Leonard Augiliard, Ernest Ricks, Sr. was born June 11, 1963 New Orleans, LA. Mr. Ricks is from in Convent, LA, where he attended Romeville High School. He is the husband of Vanessa Riley-Ricks, and has four sons, three daughters, and is the grandfather of four grandsons and one granddaughter. Throughout his life, he has found joy in singing and songwriting. Ernest now resides in Laplace, LA and is a member of Destiny Christian Center, Overseer.
Sandra JacksonSandra Ann Weber Jackson, a native of Garyville, Louisiana. She is a mother of five beautiful children. She loves to sing, dance, watch movies, and acting. Sandra is the daughter of Lorraine Duhe Weber and the late James Weber, Sr. of Lutcher, LA. She is a member of the True Light Baptist Church, Rev. Wesley Anderson, Sr., Pastor, where she is a choir member and works as an Office Support Secretary.
Dr. Sara Y. CooperDr. Sara Yoshica Cooper is a disciple of Christ who is a Theology graduate of the Fellowship International Bible College & School of Ministry in Metairie, LA under Founder, Apostle Dr. Gloria Holden. She is the devoted wife of Dr. Troy A. Cooper, I, and is Mother of five wonderful young adults.
Dr. Cooper is an active member in ministry at Destiny Christian Center in LaPlace, LA, Overseer, Pastor Steve O. Allen, Sr. She has played the role of First Lady Luella Woodland in SeLah Productions, In
Dr. Troy A. CooperDr. Troy Allyn Cooper, I, is a disciple of Christ who is a Theology graduate of the Fellowship International Bible College & School of Ministry in Metairie, LA under Founder, Apostle Dr. Gloria Holden. He is the loving husband of Dr. Sara Yoshica Cooper and is a father of five wonderful young adults.
Troy is an active member in ministry at Destiny Christian Center in LaPlace, LA, Overseer, Pastor Steve O. Allen, Sr. In SeLah Productions Inc.’s hit Play, “Lord, If I Can Help Somebody.
Allyson ThompsonAllyson Thompson is a living and willing instrument used by God. Ms. Thompson is a single mother of two blessed boys. Allyson sees only the Greatness in life; not just for herself and family, but for her friends and enemies as well. Ms. Thompson believes that if you pray and wait on God, He will honor your request according to your righteousness. Allyson believes people should always P.U.S.H, (PRAY UNTIL SOMETHING HAPPENS).
Covay Malik JosephCovay Malik Joseph is a 15 year-old resident of Paulina, LA and the son of Courtney Joseph-Francois, stepfather Donnie Francois, Sr., and three younger brothers. Covay is a freshman honor student at Lutcher High School/St. James Parish Science and Math Academy where he maintains a 4.0 GPA. He is a member of the Lutcher High School Atomic Bulldog Marching Band, the LHS Track Team, and the BETA Club. Mr. Jospeh is an active member of King Solomon Baptist Church where he is involved.
Ashley OctaveAshley Octave is a 15 year-old aspiring vocalist of Lansing and Michelle Octave of Vacherie, LA. She is a 10th grader at St. James High School; Certified Talented Student in vocals by the State of Louisiana. Ashley is a member of the Talented Program and has performed in many of St. James High’s theatrical Productions such as “Welcome to the 60s” – Spring 2014, “High School Musical on Stage” – Fall 2014, “Mash Up Mania” – Fall 2015, “The Nutcracker Remix” – Fall 2016, and “Motown the Musical”
Kaelan J. LevyKaelan Joseph Levy, also known by his stage name, K. Levy, is a Hip-Hop Artist, Actor, and Motivational Speaker from Vacherie, LA. Kaelan is a firm believer that we must all use our gifts and talents to uplift the Kingdom of the Lord. He has performed at various festivals and events throughout the country, and hopes that his "Mission Legendary" motto inspires people all over the world someday to be the best they can be in life. Kaelan strives every day to be living proof that we can use our gift
Vina Monique BosleyVina Monique Bosley is a 39 year-old Louisiana resident from San Diego, California. She is the blessed and proud mother of two handsome sons and one beautiful daughter. Although she enjoys acting and cooking, she has made a living as a Medical Laboratory Assistant/Certified Phlebotomy Technician II for the last 14 years.
Vina has been with SeLah Productions, Inc. since 2013, where she performed in the hit Play, “Lord, If I Can Help Somebody…,” and “If It Had Not Been for the Lord…
Jamila JonesJamila Jones is a native of New Orleans, LA. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Loyola University New Orleans. Ms. Jones studied dance at The Ailey Extension and Broadway Dance Center in New York, NY. In her first acting assignment, she was an understudy in a play named “The Glimmer”. She currently teaches group fitness classes and aspires to teach children dance.
Ray Williams, Sr.Ray Williams, Sr., a family man, professional and fitness enthusiast, who after nearly a decade as a dedicated sales associate for Toyota, has found a new passion for acting thanks to SeLah Productions, Inc. In just his third season, Ray has already been nominated by the Director of SeLah Productions, Inc. & Church Stars Network for his role as Best Supporting Actor in the hit Production, “If It Had Not Been for the Lord…The Sequel”.
Kiara BennettKiara Bennett is 18 years-old. She has been with SeLah Productions, Inc. for 3 years. She performs as an Anointed Tribe of Judah Praise Dancer and is now moving into acting in the Productions. In 2016, Kiara served as make-up artist for “If It Had Not Been for the Lord…” & “If It Had Not Been for the Lord…The SEQUEL.” Kiara completed 10 full faces for the Productions. She believes SeLah has truly been a blessing to her life and enjoys every moment of being on stage.