Talented, Cassandra Bell, will direct One Singular Sensation Fundraising Gala, Vegas Devas opening New Year’s Eve, an Annie opening April 5, 2013.
Cassandra Bell is a woman who has lived life dancing to the beat of her heart. She is a devoted mother, mentor, friend, and servant of God. She is an ordained Minister of Dance and inspires the word of God through the gift of performance arts. This Renaissance woman showcases multiple skills through her love and passion for creativity while honing her skills as a playwright, director, wardrobe master, set designer, actress, and choreographer.
Born September 13, 1968 to Walter Lee Atlas Clark and Delois Denham, in Colorado Springs, Colorado and raised in the Westside of Chicago. She discovered her love for theater while under the tutelage of the late Jimmy (Car Wash) Spinks.
Cassandra Bell worked professionally with artist, Donnell Jones, Ginuwine, Eric Sermon, Alphonso Hunter, LA Reid & Babyface, Hula & Fingers, Farley Jackmaster Funk, Mike Dunn, Dj Slugo, Artis Chapman, Derrick Devonte, Barry Bonds, Chris Nolen, Mark Harris, Richard Gallion, John Ruffin, Stereo, Dwayne Armstrong, Fran & Kevin Lewis, Rick Rush, Jilmalita Tilman, Tone Kapone, Tiffany Torrance Davis, and Record Labels, EMI/DEF SQUAD, ARISTA, ARISE RECORDS, SONY/550, and JIVE RECORDS. She recently expanded her resume as film Director by starring in and directing her first Independent film ” Hard Knock Life” starring Oxygen Bad Girls’, Tiffany Torrence Davis and Power 92’s, Tone Kapone.
Cassandra Bell has produced stage plays throughout the Chicago land area. They include, The Message, Hard Knock Life, Broken Windows, Asija Blu, Death by Divorce, Men a Pause, The Hott Koko Show, and Divas Need Love II. She was nominated for a 2012 Black Theater Alliance Award for her work on Dream Girls Chicago for Best Costume Design in a Musical or Stage play.
Cassandra majored in Theater/Entertainment Arts Management at Columbia College and Roosevelt University. A graduate of Governor State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice, a member of Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society) and recipient of the Dean Awards throughout her college career.
The mother of two Ashley Epps and Jermaine Bell Jr., She says, “My children are the greatest gifts that God has blessed me with”. “I am inspired by life, I am humbled by living, I am driven by vision and I am blessed to be able to have a means to express myself. Always believe in your dreams, they are gifts from the most high and never listen to those that do not believe in you, they are just sent to be a distraction to your destiny.”