Tsidii Le Loka

Tsidii Le Loka

 New York City, New York, USA
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Tony Award Nominated star of THE LION KING ON BROADWAY;original "Rafiki" in the musical, and the voice heard on "Circle of Life' on the Grammy Award winning original cast CD. She has performed with including Harry Belafonte, Sting, Elton John, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Miriam Makeba to name a few.

Biography

Tsidii Le Loka
Vocalist / Composer / Actress

Multiple award winner, including a Tony Award Nomination and a Leon Rabin Award nomination, Tsidii is the winner of several top industry awards including THE IVOR NOVELLO AWARD, THE OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE DRAMA DESK AWARD and THE DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD for Outstanding Performance.

Her composition, RAFIKI MOURNS is included in the Grammy Award winning album of THE LION KING ON BROADWAY.
Tsidii received the highest number of awards as a lead performer in the THE LION KING, and is the only performer who is also a contributing composer & script contributor in the musical. .

Her Concert career performances, festivals, international tours, recordings, include a roster of world-class stars such as Sting, Elton John, Madonna, Harry Belafonte, Miriam Makeba, Dionne Warwick, Youssou N'Dour, Roberta Flack, Max Roach and Ladysmith Black Mambazo. .

Her film and TV credits include lead roles in two Stephen King made-for-television movies ROSE RED and THE DIARY OF ELLEN RIMBAUER (Stephen King and Ridley Pearson) and LAW AND ORDER.

Tsidii was special guest star in RIVERDANCE ON BROADWAY co-Guest star with Irish star Brian Kennedy.
;and a contributing composer in CANCIONES ANTES UNA GUERRA / SONGS BEFORE THE WAR (Maria Pages' Flamenco Company ) which won best Show of the Seville Bi-Centinial Flamenco Festival (XIII Bienal De Flamenco de Sevilla). The show successfully toured Spain and Italy.

She was the only Performer invited to perform at Dr Nelson Mandela's first International Press Conference in Johannesburg after his release from Prison.

"STUNNING" - The Hollywood Reporter
"COMPELLING" - Harry Belafonte
"EXTRAORDINARY" - Maya Angelou

Discography

TSIDII LE LOKA, Here's To The Night, Featuring: Tsidii

TAN DUN, 2000 Today, Featuring: Tsidii , Gypsy Kings & Ziggy Marley

RIVERDANCE ON BROADWAY, Featuring: Tsidii & Brian Kennedy

YUSEF LATEEF, Heart Vision, Featuring: Tsidii & Neenna Freelon

LION KING ON BROADWAY, Featuring Tsidii Le Loka &, Sam Wright, Heather Headley and others

Set List

Set lists depend on the Show. Included in most Shows are original songs and some songs that Tsidii has recorded including:
CIRCLE OF LIFE (from the Broadway's The Lion King)
SET LENGTH : 45min / 1hr 15min