I add value to your event by providing hope, healing, laughter and wholesome entertainment. My performance style is a combination of spoken word, storytelling, and dramatic monologue.
I'm funny yet capable of touching on topics and creating serious characters relatable to a wide range of audience members. All monologues and characters are crafted to fit the theme of your event.
Performances at recent events
" The First Time I Found Out I Was Black" - Black History Month Breakfast
" The Counselor" - Black Xpressions San Diego
" Delores Thompson" Biographical Monologue - Delores Thompson's Life Celebration
" In Her Shoes" Teen Edition - Tribe of Judah Youth Explosion.
1) We paid her for a 50-minute storytelling performance and by the 30 minute mark she was done and had nothing else to do.
2) I explained to her to bring lots of props, costumes, puppets, to act out stories with the props and costumes. She did none of this. Her suitcase was a disappointment. She pulled out a scarf and a teddy bear.
3) She did not tell stories, she just explained a quick scenario to be nice or kind, but no engaging theatrical stories with costumes and props. There were no stories...once upon a time in Burma...
4) She made up quick 2-liner songs the children did not know and could not follow, plus they were boring songs. She did not come prepared with known songs like Head Shoulders Knees and Toes. No music.
5) We had to get a teacher to sing because she just stopped at 30 minutes and we paid for 50 minutes, 9:00 - 9:50. She stopped at 9:30.
6) She did not know how to bring the children back to order and readiness. The teacher had to continue to help her.
We were very disappointed. Do you have a refund policy?
Response from Cydanni Steele:
I'm sorry the school felt disappointed. After I reached out to you before the event, I did my best to create stories that will entertain and educate the students. A student asked for me to come back and the rest loved my performance so much that they all ran up and gave me a huge hug ten minutes before my time was over. Then the three classes formed a line back to there classes.
Moving forward I will take the teams advice and kind remarks (mentioned through text) "We think you will be awesome one day with little children because you have enthusiasm and joy".
As requested, I have refunded your deposit.
Cydanni Steele is an anointed artist, minister and author! I had the pleasure of attending five of her performances and although it is hard to decide, "Should I Tell Him" is my favorite. It was during this performance that I knew God had placed an awesome and unique gift in her to heal the hurting, to lift up the downtrodden and to mend the broken. If you ever get a chance to see her live, you will be mesmerized at how she can go into character and relive the events that has wounded and scarred so many. You will also experience how she is able to transcend many into the healing and deliverance that is needed. She has a heart for God and the hurting. She's a great performer and minister - for God's glory!
Cydanni Steele is a very animated storyteller and makes the experience seems so real life. I was so engrossed in the performance; it was as though I was watching a movie on television. She so smoothly eases into the performance and you're captivated at the onset. I thoroughly enjoyed Cydanni Steele's performance at our women's conference and will certainly welcome her talent to any event we host.
Cydanni presentation of ' The Counselor ', was captivating with passion at New Beginnings Women Ministry Inc 2017 retreat.
This young woman is gifted and a blessing when performing.
An true inspiration.
Looking forward to seeing you in 2018 at the retreat.
God bless you
Ms Steele did a great job. Her friendly personality and energy came through in her speech. She kept the audience engaged the whole time. She was just what we needed to make this event a success.
Cydanni is a beautiful person. She has a huge heart, clear purpose and natural speaking talent. I have been speaking since 1992 and have had the pleasure of attending many live presentations. Her ability to reach out with words, personal stories, analogies, and illustrations all contribute to a refreshing and enlightening experience for the attendee. I would highly recommend that your group or organization consider hosting an event featuring Cydanni. She doesn't disappoint.
Cydanni did an amazing job presenting informative content and interactive exercises to the audience members. We will certainly request her for another event in the near future.
Price Range: Contact for Rates
Gig Length: 5 - 30 minutes
What to Expect
You will receive a one woman show that provides wholesome entertainment, including laughs, and thought provoking insight on ways to overcome the issues of life.
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Cydanni Steele is the author of "I Told Her the Truth" and "Benefits of Believers". In 2016 she founded Willing Works Entertainment and Publishing LLC. She has written and performed over 15 monologues in the U.S. and has traveled world wide sharing her testimony.
Cydanni has performed on a variety of stages including churches, seminars, retreats, conferences, non-profit, and campus events. All of her monologues are relatable and powerfully crafted to fit the topic of your event.
When she isn't writing a new character, Cydanni loves to travel and spend time with her loving husband.
Past Booked Events
|August 31, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:00am||School Assembly|
|March 12, 2016 • 9:00am - 12:00pm||Nonprofit Event|
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