Renee Rapp Biography – Renee Rapp Wiki
Renee Rapp is an American actress and singer. She is best known as the winner of the Best Actress Award at the 2018 National High School Musical Theatre Awards (commonly known as the “Jimmy Awards”).
Rapp attended high school at Northwest School of the Arts. She was accepted to Texas State University in the Fall of 2018, to pursue a degree in their Musical Theater program.
Renee Rapp Age
She was born on January 10, 2000.
Renee Rapp Jimmy Awards
In 2018, Rapp won the “Best Actress” award at the Blumey Awards, Charlotte’s premiere musical theater awards, for her portrayal of Sandra in her school’s performance of Big Fish. This win sent Rapp to the tenth annual Jimmy Awards, where she won “Best Performance by an Actress”, beating forty other competitors for the award. She was awarded a $10,000 scholarship.
After her Jimmy Awards win, Rapp was cast as Wendla in Theatre Charlotte’s 2018 production of Spring Awakening.
Renee Rapp Mean Girls!
Rapp is set to make her Broadway debut as ‘Regina George’ in Mean Girls!
Tony Award nominee Taylor Louderman plays her final performance on Sunday, September 8th, and Rapp will officially take over on September 10th.
Rapp will make her debut in the role this summer from June 7 to June 26 during Louderman’s brief leave of absence.
Lorne Michaels said in a statement, “We are so thankful to Taylor for bringing this role to life and though we are sad to see her go, we are also very excited to welcome Reneé to the cast. We believe she will be a force to be reckoned with as our new Regina George.”
Tina Fey said in a statement, “It’s hard to imagine anyone can replace the great Taylor Louderman, but just like high school, when one Queen Bee graduates, a new one spreads her wings. I think Reneé Rapp has everything it takes to thrill and terrify us all! I can’t wait to see her do this.”
Reneé Rapp joins the cast led by Erika Henningsen as Cady Heron, Krystina Alabado as Gretchen Wieners, Kate Rockwell as Karen Smith, Barrett Wilbert Weed as Janis Sarkisian, Grey Henson as Damian Hubbard, Jennifer Simard as Mrs. Heron / Ms. Norbury / Mrs. George, Kyle Selig as Aaron Samuels, Cheech Manohar as Kevin Gnapoor and Rick Younger as Mr. Duvall. The cast also includes Stephanie Lynn Bissonnette, Maria Briggs, Collins Conley, DeMarius R. Copes, Kevin Cosculluela, Ashley De La Rosa, Devon Hadsell, Curtis Holland, Myles McHale, Chris Medlin, Brittany Nicholas, Becca Petersen, Brendon Stimson, Christine Shepard, Jake Swain, Riza Takahashi, Daryl Tofa, Danielle Wade, Bria Jené Williams, Gianna Yanelli and Iain Young.
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