Toni has been acting and singing all her life and over much of the south. Moving between Louisiana, Alabama and Arkansas following her father’s schooling and career, Toni learned quickly how to engage people and became an avid student of the arts.
In the 3rd grade, Toni determined that she wanted to be a live storyteller, creating content that makes a positive impact on people, and this desire and drive has never left her. Her early years provided many opportunities for growth in the areas of acting, theatre production, singing and dance.
Toni began her college education at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock where, she
As a student at the historic Little Rock Central High School, she began winning countless acting competitions and was inducted into the International Thespian Society. Her leadership skills were recognized by her earliest teachers who selected her as one of 2 students to participate in Girls State, a junior state government role playing weekend.
demonstrated her ability to be a team player in being the ‘go-to girl’ for all visiting theatrical
events needing additional cast members. While at UALR Toni began her first work in Children’s
Theater at the school and also with the community Little Rock Children’s Theater.