Tempestt Farrar from Apex, North Carolina has received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Performance at North Carolina Central University in Durham North Carolina. She is currently pursuing her MFA at the University of Iowa in Theatre Performance.
Some of her theatrical credits include performing as Thandekile in Sarafina (NC Central Production), Miss Corine in Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery (NC Central Productions), Mama in Soul Gone Home (NC Central Production), Sofia in The Color Purple (NC Central Productions) Glenda the Good Witch in the Wizard of Oz (Cary High Productions), and Reno Sweeny in Anything Goes, (CARY PRODUCTIONS). Kala in Disney's Tarzan (Children's Theatre of Charlotte)
Tempestt has served as Stage Manager for "Colored Girls and Black Boys" and student director in Ruined (All North Carolina Central University Productions). She has also toured in The Color Purple as Sofia and Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery with her school throughout North Carolina. While in college she was nominated for the Irene Ryan Scholarship for her role in The Color Purple.