Sharon Catherine Blanks & Billy Blanks Jr are THE BLANX. This generations Sonny & Cher" Just finishing a headlining date at The Key Club-Los Angeles their first CD was released on the same day. On stage they are powerful ,and charismatic. Although their style is Rock & Soul and they are focusing in on their original music they are capable of putting together all levels of shows.
BILLY BLANKS JR- Billy most recently finished directing and choreographing Tom Hanks, Jason Alexander, Hal Sparks, Debra Wilson, Britney Spears, The Cast of Will & Grace, and a list of over 45 A-list celebrities in a multi media concert event. FILM/MUSIC VIDEO- (Born Too Slow)-starring role (Crystal Method) winner of "LA Film Festival" for short film-Directed by Gore Verbinski, Madonna (FANTASY), Paula Abdul (SHUT UP & DANCE), Quincy Jones (TOMORROW), Babyface (SLOW JAMZ). STAGE- FAME the Musical-starring role. TELEVISION- American Dreams, The Practice, Sister Sister, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, The Tonight Show w/Paula Abdul.
SHARON CATHERINE BLANKS- Last seen as Sera in Michael Justen's THE PLAYGROUND at The Hudson Theatre, Sharon is best known to Los Angeles theatre goers from the West coast premiere of RENT the Musical, where she sang the show's anthem "Seasons of Love". The native New Torker was the first and only African American woman to play "Lucy" in the Broadway tour of JEKYLL & HYDE. FILM/TV - (Co-starring/Guest Appearences) INTRODUCING DOROTHY DANDRIDGE, SISTER ACT 2, AMERICAN DREAMS, A DIFFERENT WORLD, THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR. BROADWAY-Effie in DREAMGIRLS, NARRATOR in JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT, One City. Sharon is playing the title role in the musical drama "TYMOTHY" as well as starring in the independent feature film...JENNY'S ROOM.