Sonya White is based in Chicago, IL. Originally from Virginia, she has combined southern charm with big city street smarts to create a show that won her multiple appearances on CBS’ “Star Search” and a promo spot on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” Sonya was a part of a very popular CMT production “Southern Fried Chicks”, that had a 2007-2008 tour across the country. She has been honored with a nomination in “Campus Activities Magazine” as Best Female Performer. Sonya has appeared on Oxygen’s “Girls Behaving Badly.” She has also been featured on “Comcast Comedy Spotlight Road trip 2002” and at The U.S. Comedy Arts Festival 1999, which was aired on HBO, E!, and Comedy Central.
Sonya’s observational comedy is enhanced by dead-on impersonations and appropriate sound effects. Both her comedy stage show and her one-woman show, “Airing Dirty Laundry,” are based on real-life experiences and her fond, but irreverent, interactions with friends, family and the world at large. Sonya’s television credits include roles on the Fox Network’s “Nightshift,” The Family Channel’s sitcom “Big Brother Jake”, and MTV’s national promotion for “Spring Break ’98.” She has played a colorful character on national promos for “The Jerry Springer Show,” and done cartoon impressions for The Cartoon Network’s “Pick Your Shorts.” Sonya is a member of both the Screen Actors Guild and The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Sonya White has made her international debut in the media with a great big splash. She has been a featured comedienne for Verizon Wireless on their “Fun and Games” mobile accessories option in 60 different countries. Sonya White is a Comedienne, Actress, Vocal Personality, National Headliner.
As seen on: HBO, COMEDY CENTRAL, NBC’S LAST COMIC STANDING, CMT’S SOUTHEREN FRIED CHICKS, STAR SEARCH and MORE! Sonya has appeared in many festivals such as the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, Chicago Comedy Festival, Chicago, IL Summerfest, Milwaukee, WI, Marshall’s Women in Comedy. Sonya has been seen in the movies Unknown Mistake by Legum & Teal Productions, Death of a Proper Lady by Cameron Productions, Midnight Madness, A short animation, writer/producer/director, The Audition,” A short film, writer/producer/director, Advance on Life an Independent Film