|"Any aspiring actor who wants to get into the
business and, like with anything else, wants to get a good
foundation, ought to take Adilah's class. Even though I had been
working in the business doing commercials and films before I came to
Adilah, I didn't feel I knew what I was doing. Like in running, you
need endurance, speed, confidence and mental strength. I found that
in Adilah's class."
|"Not only have I always admired Adilah's
performing abilities, but I've come to respect and value her
teachings as well. Her methods made her instruction more accessible
to me, helping me to understand what acting is really all about. Her
spirit is energetic and nurturing and I am lucky to have had her as
a guide and friend on my jump from performing as Toni Braxton in
music videos to bringing life to complex characters in full-blown
|"A journey can be not so bad and even
enjoyable if you have good directions. Adilah has given those
directions to many of us and has helped remove the mysteries and
redefine the purpose of this acting journey. I've come to know that
you can never master acting and therefore the pursuit of perfection,
the acting journey, is one that never ends. Thanks to Adilah for
navigating ahead of us and reaching back to share the map that she's
constructed with the experience she's accumulated. I am eternally
grateful that I had the pleasure of your teaching. Your lessons have
inspired me to enjoy the journey and given me the direction to do
it. Work in Peace!"
|"Recognizing that on one's own terms is in
sync with being on God's terms, I applaud you for recognizing the
path, following it and succeeding. Love, faith, health, wealth and
joy in 2002 and beyond."
"The Color Purple"
|"I've known Adilah since the 70's when we were
both part of the theatre scene in the Bay area. Not only is she an
actor I respect for her well-crafted work, I also tip my hat for
what she's contributed to the theatre community in both Los Angeles
and the Bay Area. In both Cities, she made things happen by starting
organizations that supported actors."
|Anna Maria Horsford
|"Adilah's passion behind her commitment is
rarely seen in : show business today. She brings an entire community
to The witness her success as an actor and producer."
is truly a gifted peer, who is able to share her gifts, and to
inspire and stimulate others to explore their inner writing talents.
I think she performed a minor miracle on me.”
|"Adilah is an actress of uncompromising power
and intelligence. When she takes on a role, she uses her great
Director) skill as a communicator combined with her natural insight,
into the heart of people. She is a wonder to behold and a delight to
see, whether in film or on stage. I admire her talent
|"In all the years that I've known Adilah, she
has always approached the craft with the utmost
professionalism, care and a beautiful understated sensitivity, which
is a pleasure to watch."
|"Adilah is intense, she's not easy, but she
never gives up on you and pulls out your best."
|Hattie Winston (Becker)
||"Adilah is a woman with tremendous strength,
tenacity, love and talent. She is a woman committed to making
things happen and she does. We do well to mirror her actions."
Roscoe Lee Browne
("Two Trains Running" Broadway)
|"Adilah is a radiant, warm and