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Cuban-American actress, singer and broadway leading lady CHRISTIE PRADES is known for her sensational portrayal of international music legend Gloria Estefan in the smash hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the inspiring true story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan and charts their journey from Cuba to the streets of Miami to worldwide success. Following Christie's Broadway run in the show at the Marquis Theatre, New York and a US tour of the show, Christie will bring the show to the UK for a limited run at the Coliseum Theatre from June 14th to 31st August. This will mark Christie's debut London, West End performance.
Born in Miami, Floria from Cuban parents, graduating from the Honors College Programme in Miami Dade (the same college Emilio Estefan graduated), Christie earned her degree in Mass Communications, however always had her heart set on the arts and performing. Christie later went on to land roles including the lead 'Vanessa' in the Tony-Award winning Broadway show IN THE HEIGHTS at the Actors Playhouse in Miami, Florida, in addition to the American Stage Theatre in St. Petersburg, Florida where she won 'Best Lead Actress' in a musical at the 2015 Theatre Tampa Bay Awards. Christie has also played the lead role of Kate in THE D*WORD musical at the Las Vegas Hotel, Nevada.
Christie's screen credits include the international NETFLIX hit series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK as Caroline and a lead role in independent film IF YOU ONLY KNEW, a hit with credits at the Sundance and Tribeca film festival in California.
Away from theatre and television, Christie has worked as a bi-lingal vocalist and writer for multiple artists including Qwote, Maffio, Kymani Marley, Fito Blanko and JetSetVega.