April Barnett appears as "Tamika White" in the mockumentary film"Closing Escrow" opposite Cedric Yarbrough and Wendi McLendon-Covey ofthe hit television series "Reno 911. " Closing Escrow is now availableon DVD. She also had a featured role as the 'Shakespearean Actress' in the film"Sex Sells: The Making of Touche" another mockumentary starringPriscilla Barnes, Marc DeCarlo and Adrian Zmed about the porn industry. She was cast as Georgia Hayes in the play "The Exonerated" starring JeffGoldblum.
April's performance as Lady Anne in the Court Theaterproduction of Richard III opposite famed actor and director Charles S. Dutton, received favorable reviews. She also starred as "Tobi" in the well received film "Drylongso" whichwas featured in the American Spectrum category at the 1999 SundanceFilm Festival. It also won the Grand Prize at the Pan African FilmFestival. She was in the leading role as the crack-addicted prostitutein the avant-garde film "Flight" which was the only American filmaccepted in its category at the 1998 Cannes International FilmFestival.
April has also submitted to the film festival circuit a short film whichshe wrote and directed called "Pete. " She is currently in rehearsalsfor a play which she wrote called "Happy Accidents" which will premiereat Playhouse West School and Repertory Theater. April feels blessed to have had the various life experiences which haveallowed her to bring forth a fresh realism to the characters she plays. She hopes to continue to do work well enough to earn the respect of herpeers and make her family proud. .
|1||Sex Sells: The Making of Touché||2005||as Shakespearean Actress|
|2||Apartment A||2008||as Marianne|
|3||Closing Escrow||2007||as Tamika|
|4||Dig Into History with California Jones: Gold Rush!||2009||as Nurse #1|
|7||Heart of the Beholder||2005||as Rhonda|
|8||Hoover Park||1997||as C.J.|
|9||Look Whos Toxic||1990||as ER Nurse|
|10||Mystery Girl||2004||as Mabel|
|11||Perfect Mate||1996||as Terri|
|12||Stellina Blue||2009||as ER Nurse|
|13||Tales from the Hood||1995||as Reporter #3|
|14||The Chatroom||2002||as Mindy|
|16||How Men Become Dogs||2013||as Monica|
|17||Key and Peele||2012||as Dancer|
|18||Sister, Sister||1994||as Hostess|
|19||The Ex List||2008||as Kim|
|20||The Parent Hood||1995||as Trophy Girl|