Rica is an New York City based actor and Pole Dance Artist (2010 Polesque Champion) and Instructor at Body & Pole. She is also a lyric soprano and a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. In the summer of 2001, she was a featured performer and guest of honor at the White House for proclamation of Black Music Month. Rica studied at the University of Michigan for Voice Performance and has a BA in Film and Video studies.