I’m at The Dakota Jazz Club this Sunday January 14th, 7pm-9:30pm. With all my favorite guys. Walt Chancellor Thom West Ron Evaniuk Kevin Washington I know! I’m a lucky girl. I’m just missing….YOU!
Hello Friends, Please come and share an early evening of sweet, warm, music with “Hot Chocolate” creator Thomasina Petrus, Tom West on piano, Walter Chancellor on Sax, and Kevin Washington on Drums. We’ll have amazing drinks, decadent treats and wonderful gift ideas for your Christmas and Kwanzaa lists. Artists & Crafters vendor fair. Admission is FREE and Starts 4-6:30pm […]
Josephine Baker, Lena Horne, Eartha Kitt, Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, Diana Ross, RuPaul, Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, Big Freedia, Janelle Monáe. These are just some of the bold, beautiful, and brave performers who have used their incomparable talent to raise awareness about issues of civil rights, social justice, and equity. Some of their fights were […]
Thomasina is excited to be a part of the twin cities new jazz scene, and has quickly become one of the premier vocalists on stages both local and abroad, known for her unique vocality and symbiotic relationship with fellow musicians. she has been on local singing and acting stages for the past 15 years, cultivating […]
It’s all about Thomasina I’m Thomasina Petrus, and I have been so fortunate to portray lead characters on Penumbra, Park Square, Mixed Blood, Illusion, Guthrie, Capri and Old Arizona Theatre stages. A true “hometown girl”, I have cultivated my talents as an actor and jazz vocalist through mentorships and friendships of some of the twin […]
Artist Day Jobs is back for a second season profiling Minnesota artists whose 9-5′s complement and inspire their creative process. In this episode of “Artist Day Jobs,” we meet singer and actress Thomasina Petrus whose cashew brittle is taking the world by storm.
One night you might see her dressed to the nines with formal gloves and a gardenia in her hair, belting out Billie Holiday classics. Another night you might see her on the stage at Penumbra or Mixed Blood theaters. Still another night, you might see her in the kitchen at Calvary Church, wearing an apron […]
Race is very much on the mind of singer/actress/cashew brittle mogul Thomasina Petrus these days, partly because of who she is and partly because of the play she appears in. “The Gospel of Lovingkindness” is a ripped-from-the-headlines drama about two mothers — played by Petrus and her co-star from this winter’s “The Color Purple” at […]