Jimmie Wilson as Barack Obama
Jimmie Wilson is from Detroit, Michigan, USA. Even as a child he is active in the gospel choir, studied acting in Hollywood and had his first major lead role in the musical produced by Michael Jackson "Sisterella".

After the European tour of "Sisterella", he stayed in Germany. He also performed with stars such as Seal, Lionel Richie, The Weather Girls and DJ BoBo, etc.

Della Miles as Michelle Obama
She was born in Houston, Texas and has already worked as an actress, musical actress and musician. She has worked with stars such as Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder and toured all over Europe with Marla Glen.

She played the Lead-Role in the musical "Sisterella" which was produced by Michael Jackson.
Dynelle Rhodes as Shirley Wickerson
Dynelle Rhodes is the lead singer of The Wheater Girls. Who does not know her international successes like "It's Raining Men" or "Can U Feel It".

Dynelle Rhodes is playing one of the Wickerson sisters who are carried away by the movement of Obama.
Love Newkirk as Elaine Johnson
She is known for her own TV show "Groove" on VH-1 and was lead actress in Europe in the successful musical "Bubblin Brown Sugar "and" Sister Soul ". As an actress she also is in severel TV-Productions.

In HOPE she plays an Afro-American mother and is also the wife of Marvin Johnson. She is a very active Obama supporter during the campaign.
Tracy Plester as Hillary Clinton und Sara Palin
Tracy came to Europe with the musical "Cats" and played subsequently in "Les Miserables". After leading roles in "Grease", "West Side Story", "Miami Nights" and as Eva in "Evita."

In the musical HOPE Tracy Plester embodies two roles: firstly Sarah Palin and Vice-President Hillary Clinton on the other.

David Hanselmann as John McCain
David is one of best singers in germany. 1977 he got an offer to become the new singer of Genesis. 1982 Grand Prix de Discue for the album "STONEHENGE". 1990, he sang the ARD WM Song "Go get the Cup" and was from 1993 til 2006 the second voice of PUR.

In Hope he plays John McCain.

Boysie White as Reverend Wright
He toured all over Europe with the musical "Hair," "The Best of Broadway", made as a singer in "The Golden Gospel Singers" and "The Harlem Gospel Singers talk" from him.

In the musical, he plays the pastor of the church and of Barack Obama.
Timothy Riley as Ricardo
Timothy Riley was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He also toured with "The very best of black Gospel" all over Europe and shared the stage with Stars such as Hezekiah Walker, Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary, Shirley Caesar, Michael Bolton, Lou Rawls, Freddie Jackson and others.

In HOPE, he plays a Puertorican who resides temporarily in the Johnsons house..
Dunja Koppenhöfer as Mrs. Schultz
Dunja Koppenhofer is a state certified music educator. She appeared in opera productions (Wiesbaden State Theater), as well as in the musicals "Hair", "Rent" and "Joseph and the Amazing Dreamcoat Technicoloured".

In the musical she is a German-American widow who is established in the society, politically interested and longtime supporter of the Republicans.
Harriett Lewis as Michelle Obamas mother
Harriet opened concerts for Luther Vandross, Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Lisa Stansfield, Crash Test Dummies, Michael Bolton and many others.

With HOPE she plays an important role in the life of her daughter, Michelle Obama.
ELLIOTT as Repeat
Elliott was born in Akron, Ohio. He is a gifted singer, songwriter and composer. He already sang a live vocal duet with Patti LaBelle and has had appearances with Tony Toni Tone, Brian McKnight, Crystal Waters, Randy Crawford, Puff Daddy, Mary J. Blidge, Sasha and many others.

Elliot plays the role of Mama Johnson!

Vanda Guzman as Bee Wickerson
Vanda Guzman comes from New York. She sings soul, jazz, gospel, R & B and Dance Classics on various occasions. Feel free has worked variously The lead vocals of HAIR.

In HOPE she is starring together with Dynelle Rhodes as one of the Wickerson Sisters.

Kevin Iszard as Marvin Johnson
Kevin was a member of the R & B group Format and was on the stage with KC & JoJo, Dru Hill and Destiny's Child and legendary greats such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown and Mariah Carey.

In HOPE he is an Afro-American, he plays a father, husband and a committed "non-voter".
Lerato Sebele as Ruby
She played in the musical "Lion King" the role of "Rafiki" and "Sarabi" and worked at the Vienna State Opera as a singer. She also toured with "The very best of black gospel".

In HOPE, she lives as Ruby also in the neighborhood that is Africo-American and is committed to Barack Obama.

Mario Borazio as Mr. Brunetti
Mario played in his early childhood in the Teatro Siciliano and toured with the theatre-group Macap all over Europe. Beside TV highlights like Tatort, Unter uns, Was für ein schöner Tag (Regie: Rolf Silber), und Florence (Regie: Forsten Jenkins), Mario has his own Restaurant "brighella".

In HOPE he plays a humorous Italo-American and Restaurant-Owner.


Patrick Gräser as the narrator
Patrick works as narrator and actor for movie and tv. Among other things, in "Die Küstenwache", "Unser Charly", "Mallorca" und "Rosamunde Pilcher".

In HOPE, he plays the narrator who tells the story of Barack Obama
and the community.


RoBeat as Street Beat-Boxer
RoBeat, is Germany´s Vice-Champion in Beat-Boxing. Due to his breathtaking performances, 19 year old RoBeat had appearances in TV Shows like the famous SternTV with Günther Jauch and on the RTL Supertalent. Further he performed on Nickelodeon, ZDF, PRO7, The Dome a.o. Recently he starred comedian on “Andreas Müller & Friends” on german TV SWR3.

Danny Fresh as Rapper
Danny´s career started at the HipHop W4C back in 1993. Since 2002 Danny started working with other Bands and Artists like e.g. on Rolf Stahlhofen´s album “Zeit was zu ändern” and the Allstar-project “Zeichen der Zeit”. Due to his collaboration with Xavier Naidoo he featured on stage during Naidoo´s Live-Tour 2006.

Inez Paolini
Inez spots her passion for dance, music and fashion in her childhood.
She worked with: N'Sync, Fantatischen Vier, Gloria Gaynor, Snap and many more.

education:Jazz, Ballett, Hip Hop, Latin & Breakdance

Nadine Kraft
Nadine worked with different german and international artists: Yvonne Catterfeld, The Soultans, Jess (No Angels) and many more. She toured all over Europe and took victory for the German finals at the Eurovision Song Contest with Corinna May feat. Queensize, Phylliz und Nadine.

Leonard Mardis
Leonard worked with Mariah Carey and opened for Kirk Franklin and toured all over Europe, Malaysia, Russia, Africa and USA. Leonard owns Leonard's Academy of Dance in Brandon, Fl which is the home to United Nations of Dance Musical Performance Troupe.


Leon Prince
Leon is been dancing for 10 years and belongs to the best dancers in Hip Hop, Newstyle and Freestyle.

He worked with: Magic Move, Ultimate X, Maxximum Squad, 2Black-2Strong.

Prince founded the dancegroup  
„2BLACK 2 STRONG " and was German Winner in Hip Hop and Freestyle.
He is background dancer at TOP OF THE POPS, THE DOME.
Yahaya is Member of the african Dancegroup „ADESA" and also of the Hip Hop Dancegroups „THE HIPLIFE BREAKERS" and „2BLACK 2 STRONG".

Education: Hip Hop, Breakdance and Acrobatics
Errol Barrows
Errol started his dancing education in his childhood. he studied at the
"Laban Center for Movement and Dance" in London.
  Musician / Percussion-Crew
Leandro Saint Hill
Leandro has started his Saxophon-Education in the age of 11 at the Musicschool of Camagüey/Cuba.

He worked with: Beatriz Marquez, Tanya, Scatman John, Modern Talking, Nena und Lou Bega.
Chris Gross
The sympathetic drummer, percussion-player and producer studied in Southindia
(karnatic Music).

He worked with stars like Illmatic, Bruda Sven, Moses Pelham, Xavier Naidoo,
J-Luv, Rolf Stahlhofen andHelmut Zerlett.

Karoline Körbel
Karoline was born in Berlin and started her musical career at the
age of 6.
After highschool, she studied Musik (Jazzdrum) on the "Franz Liszt highschool.



Fallou Sy
Fallou lives in Germany since 2008. Beside the normal drums (Cajon, Djembe),
he plays african flute and drums.


Carlos Serrano del Rio - Rhythm is my life!
Born in Madrid, Carlos became 1991 a famous musician. His main instrument are the Cajon and Conga-Drum.

He worked with: Chaka Khan, Helmut Zerlett - Cosmo Klein - Gipsy Kings - Rolf Stahlhofen, Paul Young - Haddaway - Johnny Logan - Joy Flemming - 7 Faces