CorLesia Smith+ (DREA) was born in Mississippi, has lived around the country ,but Cleveland has become home. Her most recent roles have been Celie in The Color Purple, Sam Nightingale in Leap of Faith and Pokie in A star Ain't Nothing, But a Hole in Heaven all on the Karamu House stage. This is her first production with Dobama and she's excited to be one of the artists bringing this story to life. When she's not acting she loves spending time with her family and trying new hobbies. She would like to thank everyone in her life, in the show and in the audience for sharing this experience.