Fort Myers native and Florida Gulf Coast University graduate, Cantrella Canady, is ecstatic to be a part of this wonderful production of “Show Boat” with the illustrious Gulf Coast Symphony. In addition to being a professional in the hospitality industry, Cantrella passionately pursues her first love: live theater. She has performed in many theatrical productions in the SWFL area. Some of her most recent and notable roles include Ruth Younger in “A Raisin in the Sun” (Theatre Conspiracy at Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers), Deloris Van Cartier in “Sister Act: The Musical” (Cultural Park Theater, Cape Coral), and Gloria in “Madagascar: The Musical” (Broadway Palm Dinner Theater, Fort Myers). Cantrella is extremely grateful for this opportunity and hopes you enjoy this performance! Stay connected: www.