Benai Alicia Boyd Benai Alicia Boyd  was born and raised in Los Angeles. She attended American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles and New York. Some of her credits include Tokyo Disney Resorts principle voice for their hit show Big Band Beat and other Disney Productions, Gary Coleman in The LA Times Critics Choice & Ovation Nominated (2013) Avenue Q, Couch in Pamela Hayden’s Down on the Pharm, Nellie in Jekyll & Hyde, The One who kissed the Frog in the West Coast Premiere of Disenchanted, Joanne Jefferson in Rent, Motormouth Maybelle in Hairspray the World Premiere of Psyche: A Modern Rock Opera as Sister/Trouble.