Kiesha Wright impersonator Tribute to Tina Turner
Kiesha met Tina Turner and worked with her four months but her story is that she loved Tina dearly and respect her words that was taught to her. This is what she had to say: It's really an extraordinary feeling playing someone else. If you don't watch yourself you can actually become that person, she says. Particularity when she's constantly being stopped in the street and told she looked like the mega-star.
Years of studying Tina's video and working on emulating that unique gruffness have paid off. And she proved it to us face to face without the benefit of special effects. Up came the top lit and true Tina style and when she broke into private dancer the illusion was complete. To get the look right Kiesha tells us it takes about an hour and a half. She has 50 Tina wigs, and having searched several city for their supplier of Tina's wow manes. Kiesha searched to find Tina's wig maker and was delighted to discover that he resides in Durban, this was great for Kiesha because she was performing in South Africa at the Wild Coast Sun with the Legends In Concert Group straight from Las Vegas. She is planning to add one to her collection. The man who has been supplying the distinctive unruly mock since 1981, his name is Dereck Brown. Every four or five months she keeps changing her looks wanting it longer, shorter and fuller or redder.
Kiesha's costumes were all made by her mom by studying Tina Turner videos style of her costumes she was able to come close to the mega-star. As a Tina Turner impersonator sound of light, look a like with a best Tina Turner tribute performance she was able to travel to South Africa and meet this distinguished wig maker, what a pleasure and blessing it was to travel to this country as a Tina Turner impersonator.