Thais Kitchens is a New Orleans native currently residing in Slidell La. She is the proud mother of three loving boys, Trae Taeden and Torey, which she enjoys spending most of her free time with along with her handsome husband Roy and her beautiful mother Carolyn. She sang with the Piney Woods Cotton Blossom Singers and Sextet representing Piney Woods Country Life School where she attended high school. She is a graduate of Dillard University. She currently serves God diligently as a member of The Living The Word International worship team. Thais made her theatrical debut in Cutting Edge Theater’s Hair Spray. She has since then had the privilege to be Dianna Ross in That 70’s Show, Killer Queen in We Will Rock You, and recently a part of the A My Name Is Alice cast. She is extremely excited to give you her rendition of Ms. Shug Avery in the Color Purple Thais is very grateful to be apart of another amazing production from her Cutting Edge Family and would like to thank Brian, Richard,Lauren, and Jennifer for another opportunity to grace that great stage!