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Celebrating Black History Month: Vinessa Antoine

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Vinessa Antoine, actress, Biography,

(February 22, 2024 – Toronto, ON) For Vinessa Antoine, it all started when she was just four years old and began studying classical ballet at the Royal Academy of Dance in Toronto. She went on to spend three years in New York with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and six months dancing hip hop while touring with Sean “P. Diddy” Combs. Then she shifted her focus from dance to acting. She made Canadian TV history when she became the first Black Canadian actress to star in a prime-time drama on legacy network television and is best known for playing the lead character of Marcie Diggs on the CBC legal drama series, Diggstown.

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