Aleah Vassell

Aleah Vassell (Dionne) they/she – is excited to be back at UT! She is a Canadian born, Jamaican rooted, American singer, actor, and creator. They hold a B.F.A. from Samford University and an MFA in Acting from UTK. Along with being a performer, Aleah is Co-Founding Artistic Director of Hear Me Roar Theatre and creator of the new musical, MFAs: A Musical For Actors in School. Favorite roles include “Delores” in Sister Act and “Judy Haynes” at Charleston Stage, and Bunny in Detroit ’67 here at UT. She dedicates this performance to one of her biggest past cheerleaders in life, her dad.