901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

}
back to Speakers
Dawnn Lewis, Speaker

Dawnn Lewis

    • Actress & Perfomer
    • Philanthropist
    • Inspirational Speaker
Fee Range

$15,000 - $20,000

Travels From

California

MORNING JEWEL INC 2016 Full Promo

MORNING JEWEL INC 2016 Full Promo

Actress, Singer Dawnn Lewis Co-Hosting Benefit Concert This Weekend

Actress, Singer Dawnn Lewis Co-Hosting Benefit Concert This Weekend

Dawnn Lewis, a multitalented and multifaceted individual: recently co-producing with the Los Angeles Urban League the A NEW DAY: Concert For A cause – The Entertainment Family Gives Back!  - an All-Star fundraising concert event, raising awareness & funds for non-profit organizations, that serve the Inner City Community.  She is an: NAACP Image Award, Trumpet Award, Grammy Award-winning singer, multiple ASCAP & BMI Award-winning songwriter, film, television & stage actor, and a Series TV creator/producer. 

She’s now mesmerizing audiences with her powerful voice and stirring performance in the ETC production of Gershwin’s PORGY & BESS as “Serena”, and can now be seen on the hit TNT series MAJOR CRIMES & awaiting the March 2017, premiere of the highly anticipated new AMAZON series: THE LEGEND OF MASTER LEGEND, starring alongside John Hawkes (Winters Bone, American Gangster) and Shea Whigham (Boardwalk Empire).  Dawnn can also be “heard” giving voice to several characters such as “LaBarbara” in Fox’s hit series FUTURAMA, “Mrs. Hanshaw” in SOPHIA THE FIRST, “Granny McStuffins” in DOC MCSTUFFINS, “Bobe” in HOME, as well as a variety of characters in the animated series TURBO & Disney/Pixar’s Academy Award winning animated feature hits INSIDE OUT! and MONSTERS UNIVERSITY.

Dawnn’s CD’s: “Worth Waiting For” & Donny McCullough & Friends: CANDLES IN THE WINDOW” are available on Amazon & ITunes.

Dawnn’s upcoming feature film: THE REVIVAL, written & produced by acclaimed actor Harry Lennix, starring GRAMMY sensation Mali Music.

She’s served the last 8.5 years on the National Advisory Board of the NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIVIL & HUMAN RIGHTS in Atlanta, Ga., & completed her fourth term on the SAG National Board of Directors, participating in it’s successful merger with sister union AFTRA, while serving all 4 yrs as the National & Los Angeles Co-Chair of the SAG now SAG-AFTRA Singers Committee.  She currently serves as a SAG/AFTRA National Union Delegate.

Perhaps best known for her roles on the hit TV shows A DIFFERENT WORLD (composer of shows theme song), HANGIN’ WITH MR. COOPER & ANY DAY NOW, she also had recurring roles on the ABC Family’s THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER and the CW Network series ONE TREE HILL. Dawnn also starred in the NYC City Center “Encore’s” Broadway presentation of THE WIZ  as Addapearle and is often called upon to create and establish leading characters in successful shows such as: “Smitty” in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, co-starring with Matthew Broderick & Megan Mullaly & received rave reviews and the BEST ACTRESS: FRED AWARD (Los Angeles) and nominated for the 2007 BEST ACTRESS: SUZI AWARD (Atlanta, ALLIANCE THEATRE), for her “knock your socks off!!!” performance in the World Premiere of the Broadway hit “SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL” as the “outrageous, Nun-On-The-Run”, Deloris Van Cartier.

Dawnn’s record label, Morning Jewel Music, released her successful solo CD Worth Waiting For; the title song is featured in the Disney movie THE POOF POINT soundtrack, in which she starred. She’s recorded with or composed for Everett Harp, Patrice Rushen, Vanessa Williams, Nancy Wilson, Take 6, Wayman Tisdale, Grover Washington Jr., Quincy Jones  & Tom Scott to name a few.

Dawnn also finds time to teach Master Classes, mentor youth across the country, give motivational lectures and lend her support to:  The Los Angeles Urban League, The United Negro College Fund; American Cancer Society; The March of Dimes; EMPOWHER; the Hall of Fame Foundation; Habitat For Humanity; The United States Conference on AIDS; The K.I.S. Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease; Artists For A New South Africa; Campfire Boys and Girls; The NBA/WNBA and other important causes. 

To book Dawnn Lewis call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

  • Celebrity
  • Christian Speakers
  • Diversity
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Inspiration
  • Motivation
  • Race Relations
  • Women's Issues
  • Youth

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

John Baldoni

John Baldoni

Internationally Recognized Leadership Educator and Coach

Brad Smart, Parenting / Family Speaker

Brad Smart

Hire

Gautam Gulati

Gautam Gulati

Executive

Doc Hendley

Doc Hendley

Founder and President of Wine To Water  

Alan Keyes, Education Speaker

Alan Keyes

Former US Ambassador to the UN Social & Economic Council

Gustavo Grodnitzky, Organizational Culture Speaker

Gustavo Grodnitzky

Organizational Leadership Development Expert

David Friedman, High Performance Culture Speaker

David Friedman

Founder & CEO

Jon Stewart, Coaching Speaker

Jon Stewart

Emmy Award-Winning Comedian

Julie Austin, Speaker

Julie Austin

Successful Inventor of Swiggies

Deborah Norville, Family Speaker

Deborah Norville

Anchor of Inside Edition

Joe Healey, Communication Skills Speaker

Joe Healey

Change

Al Unser Jr., Sports Speaker

Al Unser Jr.

Two-time Indianapolis 500 Winner

Testimonials

Our bank has held an annual business and economic conference for the past 9 years.  We have worked with Executive Speakers every year an..

I’ve used the services of a number of speakers bureaus in the past. However, my current experience working with the Executive Speakers ..

I want to thank you for all of your assistance you and Jenny were wonderful. If it had not been for you sending me suggestions I would not ha..

Bridgeworks was awesome!!! Great feedback from all!! Thanks for all of your collaboration and positive we'll use you in the future.  

You ladies really are the BEST!  After this event I am going to be on the hunt for keynote speakers in May.  I really want to work ..

The Nebraska Hospital Association along with numerous other state hospital associations have enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Execut..

Thank you to both of you for everything surrounding Mr. Will as our special guest. I suspect, soon, I will be in touch regarding our next eve..

We could not have done it without you.  Thank you for the outstanding suggestions.  The speakers were by far the best we have ever..

"You made my job so much easier! You are the only bureau I will use."     

We truly appreciate the excellent support and attention to detail we have received from Executive Speakers Bureau.  They have provided u..

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call us to discuss how we can help find the right speaker for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below