Speaker Renee Elise Goldsberry



Renee Elise Goldsberry

Actress & Singer

Renée Elise Goldsberry is a multi-hyphenate actress and singer who has delivered award winning performances both on Broadway and on the screen. She is perhaps best known for originating the role of Angelica Schuyler in the musical phenomenon HAMILTON, which has become a cultural touchstone for the ages. Renée’s performance earned her a Tony Award, Grammy Award, Drama Desk Award, and a Lucille Lortel Award. She was also nominated for an Emmy Award for the Disney+ film adaptation. Renee currently stars in Tina Fey’s Emmy nominated series, GIRLS5EVA. Renée received a Critics Choice nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for this role. Season 3 drops on Netflix next year. Highlights from her film and television career include: starring in the Marvel Universe as Mallory Book in She Hulk on Disney Plus, A24’s critical darling WAVES opposite Sterling K. Brown, the Netflix series ALTERED CARBON, DOCUMENTARY NOW’S cult favorite “Original Cast Album: Co-Op”, THE GOOD WIFE, THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS, THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, and her creation of the beloved character Evangeline Williamson on ABC'S ONE LIFE TO LIVE, for which she received two Daytime Emmy nominations and two NAACP Image Award nominations. Next up, Renée can be heard in Disney+’s animated feature film, BIG CITY GREENS: THE MOVIE and in Christine Swanson’s drama film ALBANY ROAD. Renée's appearances on stage include her Outer Critics Circle Award nominated performance in the play GOOD PEOPLE, and the original Broadway version of THE COLOR PURPLE. She made her Broadway debut as Nala in THE LION KING, and her performance as Mimi in Broadway's closing cast of RENT was immortalized on film. Most recently, Renée starred as Prospero in The Public Theatre’s production of THE TEMPEST. As a solo artist, Renée garners rave reviews performing to packed crowds in concert halls and symphony spaces all over the country.  Her solo album of original music drops in 2024! 

Speaking on: 2024 Rockies Gala (Van Horne Ballroom)

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