Katrina Blanding is a native of Columbia,SC and has been a part of the local theatre scene for the past 10+ year’s since graduating from Queens University. Before graduating, she participated in several campus productions and even directed a production of “for colored girls”.Locally, Katrina has been a part of the casts of Leader of the Pack, Ain’t Misbehavin’, & Hairspray, and The Color Purple at Workshop Theatre, Cinderella at the Columbia Children’s Theatre, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Ain’t Misbehavin, Ragtime, Passing Strange, Henderson Bros Burlesque, Constance, The Velvet Weapon, and In the Red Brown Water, and Dreamgirls at Trustus Theatre. She was the lead actress and composer for the inspirational stage plays Yesterday is Still Gone and If Only You Knew ,both directed by Tangie Beaty. She sings and tours with the national gospel recording group, John Lakin & B.O.W.