Dionne Audain’s work spans all mediums. She is an actress, model, storyteller, writer, voiceover artist and activist based in Los Angeles. Born on the island of Montserrat in the West Indies her parentage includes a rich heritage of African, Arawak Indian and Irish origins. She is a dual citizen of the United States and the United Kingdom.
Dionne grew up in the West Indies until 1983, when she emigrated to the USA and spent the rest of her formative years in the Bronx, NY. Her hometown of Plymouth, Montserrat is now part of what is known as the “Buried City”.
In 1995, the Soufriere Hills Volcano on Montserrat erupted, destroying the island’s capital city of Plymouth and causing the capital to be declared an exclusion zone. Life yet thrives on Montserrat albeit the unaffected northern part of the island.
From her childhood years in the islands, Dionne has danced, performed and modeled since the age of two. She has worked extensively on stage at renowned theatres all over the country and has also performed and taught internationally. Most notably in Washington, DC at the Folger and toured with the Kennedy Center and Off-Broadway in NYC where the NYTimes proclaimed her work as having a “nice, natural air”.
On screen she’s appeared alongside stellar casts in award winning and Sundance acclaimed projects such as I Love Dick and Toe To Toe also in episodes of S.W.A.T., Snowfall, How to Get Away With Murder, Orange is The New Black, Outsiders, The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, House of Cards and All My Children. Some of her film work includes Manifest West, Lemon, Salt and Cannes Cinefondation favourite, indie short – I Am My Own Mother, as well as various national commercials. Dionne Audain is on the rise and definitely one to watch. imdb.me/Dionne