Tyra Suggs has already reached thousands throughout the breath and length of this country with her incomparable musical and theatrical accolades, as well as her academic success. At the tender age of 8, she had already received national acclaim as an awesome actress, multi-talented vocalist and professional story teller for the WDB Professional Theatrical Touring Company; a “Special Guest” appearance on BET’s National Gospel feature show “Bobby Jones Gospel"; featured vocalist on “My Soul Sings Magazine Gospel CD Recording, breathtaking vocal performances at the Missouri Black Expo Gospel Explosion, the Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Celebration, and the Annie Malone Children’s Home Gospel Gala, Hal Jackson's International Talented Teens (formerly Miss Teen Black America) “Pre-Teen” representative. She has also been featured in countless magazine, television, radio and print media.
Tyra co-starred in the new Gospel hit stage play, “I Need You Now -The Remix” in multiple roles. Her primary role is the co-star role of “Heaven”, the sanctified Mother Shelton and then displays her awesome creativity and versatility in the role of “Straight Ghetto”. She is the current star of the hit WDB Gospel stage plays, “Talk is Cheap!”.
Heaven, the stage name given to her by her Producer, God Father and Pastor, has also excelled in the classroom as an “honor student”, Gospel choir/choral member, and fabulous phenomenal Sophomore at Jackson State University. She also won 1st Place (two years consecutively) in the Illinois High School Association Vocal Competition.
She is indeed a role model. Tyra has mastered the difficult process of balancing academics with her endless extracurricular activities. As she aspires to be famous in her gifts, she looks forward to be being a business woman in the world of marketing. Tyra has performed with the nationally acclaimed Katherine Dunham Dancers, and recently performed with David Mann from Tyler Perry’s Hit Gospel Stage Play “Meet The Browns”.