Talent Guide

Yolonda Ross

  • Discipline:Director, Producer, Writer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2018


Yolonda Ross is a two-time Film Independent Spirit Award nominee and Gotham Award winner for HBO’s Stranger Inside and John Sayles’s Go For Sisters. Ross is recognized for her wide range of work in film, television and stage, including: Angela Bassett’s Whitney, Denzel
Washington’s Antwone Fisher Story, and David Mamet’s, The Unit, and Phil Spector. Yolonda has recurred in How To Get Away With Murder, The Get Down, and Treme, which inspired her directorial debut, Breaking Night, currently running on VH1 Classics. Ross also plays series regular, Jada, on the Lena Waithe Showtime drama, The Chi.

Current Project

Scenes From Our Marriage


Co-stars Ela’ and Legbani wrestle with what it means to love and succeed as black artists in show business.