About Apphia

Apphia Campbell is originally from Sarasota, Florida. She received her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Theatre performance from Florida International University and minored in Political Science. After college, she moved to New York where she pursued theatre and performed in Off-Broadway houses. In 2009, she moved to Shanghai, China where she sang blues, jazz, and pop in various venues such as The Cotton Club, Park Hyatt, Le Meridian Hotel, and JZ music festivals. In 2012 she formed Play The Spotlight Theatre Company(PTS), a theatre company that focuses on new works and musical pieces. In 2013 she wrote her critically acclaimed piece, Black Is The Color Of My Voice and opened it in Shanghai where it received sold out performances and rave reviews. She brought the show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe where it sold out and has been touring the U.K and selling out in prestigious houses such as St. James Theatre, Wiltons Music Hall, and Oxford Playhouse.

Her most recent theatre credits are: The Color Purple (James Harkness, WBTT Theatre), Black Is the Color Of My Voice (PTS theatre ,Director Arran Hawkins) Holiday Hitch (PTS theatre, Director Meredith Yarbrough), No Exit (Blue Lane Theatre, Director Michael Beets), The Deciders (New York Fringe Festival, Director Jay Michaels), Beehive (Temple Theatre,Director Ray Kennedy). She thanks her family, friends and everyone for their support and feels that pursuing your dreams is showing appreciation for the gifts that you received.