Born and raised in Miami, Raquel ‘Roque’ Herring began her theatrical and musical ambitions at the tender age of 7. Her experience as a performer quickly rose to performing on numerous professional stages and television productions. Raquel captured the heart of the country with her fourteen wins on the national talent show “Star Search”, earning two major title wins as “Best Teen Vocalist” and “Best Teen Performer”. Raquel was then offered a role as a Mouseketeer on the Disney Channels “Mickey Mouse Club” and appeared in 95 episodes!
Following the Mickey Mouse Club, Raquel made her Broadway musical debut, Roque played the lead role of Betsey Brown in the Emily Mann smash “Betsey Brown” with singer / actress Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold and actor Donald Faison. Capturing the attention of several record executives, Raquel begins a successful recording career.
Continuing to hone her acting skills, Raquel took on the challenging role of Dorothy Dandridge in the national hit musical “Sang Sista Sang”. Raquel has appeared on various television shows co-starring on the hit UPN sitcom comedy “The Parkers”, MTV movie “Carmen” starring Beyoncé Knowles and Mekhi Phifer directed by Robert Townsend as well as a supporting tole in the feature film “Nora’s Hair Salon” starring Jennifer Lewis, Tatyana Ali and Tamala Jones. Raquel’s most recent roles in a no-nonsense detective seeking justice, in a film titled “Beyond the Shield”, starring Omar Gooding.
Today our little girl with the big voice is all grown up, Raquel Roque Herring, offers her knowledge and skills as a private vocal and performance coach as well as in studio. Her ingenuity promoted her to create a thriving online commercial jingle writing and production service to happily satisfied clients around the globe. Sand Up Comic! Yes, she is, having performed numerous times by demand at the Ice House in Pasadena and Flappers in Burbank, California.
Moreover, Raquel, continues her successful recording career as a gospel artist leading praise and worship in churches, at festivals, intimate settings, and more. Do not miss booking Raquel for your next event and watch her transform the masses with her incomparable energy and unique style of worship.
Part Pixie, part Rocker, Raquel Herring brings it each time she’s on the stage!