April Vance's Modeling Jobs, Acting Auditions and Additional Experience
April Vance was born in San Jose, Califonia. She's the daughter of Diane Hoggs (Runway Model) and father Long Day-Vance (Building Engineer) from Mississippi. After graduating from Oak Grove Highschool in 1999, She was accepted into Howard University of Washington D.C.
April Vance began pursuing her dreams of acting, modeling, and majoring in communications while studying at Howard. She is humbled by all the amazing people she continues to work with in the industry. April enjoys building relationships with her cast members and loves the opportunity to learn from them as well. April explains, "Everyday that I work on screen, my acting craft sharpens and my ability to become even stronger during performances is assured." Since her college years, She has successfully been placed in lead TV Roles for award-winning shows like the HBO Series "The WIRE", BET Networks Commercials (VIACOM), Dark and Lovely Hair Commercials as Lead Voice-Over, and Sylvia's Fashion Shows of Daytona Beach,FL. April can always be seen working with an attentive ear and continues to elevate her career by being open to new ideas. April demonstrates a fantastic work ethic of dependability, respect, maturity, and education. She speaks clear and confident and has been recognized for her clean beauty. "April is a True Rising Star"
April L. Vance
Eyes: Dark Brown
Hair: Light Brown Phone: (202) 446-8722
THE WIRE Feature - News Reporter HBO- David Simon
BET -New Faces Principle- Entertainment Spokesperson BET / MTV Networks-Tanya Woods
Commercial and Print
CaribCamera Website Model for exclusive line ?I Love My People? Ray Llanos- New York
BET Special Delivery- Commercial for U.S. Urban Designers Chungee Bell - Washington, D.C.
Soul Sista Clothing Print Model Cheriss May- Washington, D.C.
REALITY Mandy Studio Theatre and Stage D.C.
GREASE Dancer Janet Oak Grove High School
Florida Black is Beautiful- History Play Mama Dukes Campbell Middle School
Thomas Edison Light Show- Paparazzi South Daytona Elementary
Industrial Voice-Over/ National Broadcast
Soft Sheen Carson, Dark and Lovely hair products commercial voice
BET -New Faces? search for Video Jockeys ? national radio syndicated
TV/ Media Appearances
2005 BET Awards-Red Carpet Public Relations at Kodak Theatre Hollywood, CA
2005 Miss Black USA Delegate Competitor for Nationals Washington, DC
2006-2007 BET Awards Red Carpet Captain and Media facilitator Los Angeles, CA
2006 BET HIP-Hop Honors Awards Talent Escort and Performance Atlanta, GA
Training and Special Skills
Howard University- School of Communications, Advanced TV Film, Public Speaking, Stage Performances
The Studio Theatre Acting Conservatory
Actors Process, Principles of Realism, Movement 1, 2, and Developmental Dimensions of Voice