Ricki Franklin (she/her) is delighted to be making her Contraband theater debut. She has been seen previously as Dame Toby Belch in the critically acclaimed production of Twelfth Night with the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival. She has also been seen in the Shakesfest tours of Othello (Emilia) and A Midsummer Nights Dream (Demetrius/Bottom) She’s a St Louis, Missouri native who was trained at Baylor University. Some of her favorite credits include Monique Thomas in Feminine Energy (Mustard Seed Theatre), Ensemble in Comb Your Hair or You’ll Look Like a Slave, Lucrece in the Liar and Buddy (Bunny) Holly in Honeymoon in Vegas. She loves Jesus, her family and pasta.