Vasthy E. Mompoint (born September 7, 1980 in New York, New York) is an actress, singer and voice-over performer.
Mompoint is the daughter of Haitian-born immigrants Parnel and Dr Marie Mompoint. She spent her early years in Charlotte, North Carolina before the family settled in Hoover in 1990. She attended Gwin Elementary School and Simmons Middle School, and graduated from Hoover High School where she competed in track and field.
Mompoint began taking classes at Birmingham Dance Theatre in 4th grade. Her high school track coaches encouraged her pursuing ballet classes to help with her hurdling technique. She enjoyed dancing and became interested in theater through her tap teacher, Cindy Larsen. After graduating in 1998 she moved to New York to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She completed her bachelor's degree and teaching certificate there in 1990. Her initial goal was to land a spot as a VJ on MTV, but instead she landed a role in the touring cast for "Ragtime."
Since relocating, Mompoint has performed in numerous off-Broadway productions, and has been part of the ensemble cast in several Broadway shows, beginning with "Good Vibrations" in 2005. She trained as an understudy for the roles of Clara and Louise in "Ghost" in 2012, and for the role of Nina in "Soul Doctor". In 2014 Mompoint played the role of Linda McKenna/Apollo Girl in "Rocky". In December 2017 she began appearing in several roles in the musical "SpongeBob SquarePants".
As a writer, Mompoint submitted several pieces to CBS and was invited to join their sketch comedy writing workshop. She also won a writing scholarship from "Saturday Night Live."
She began teaching at Red Mountain Theater in 2022. She made her directorial debut with its 2023 production of "Dreamgirls."
Mompoint has also worked as a voice actor, for "Layla" in the English version of the Italian children's television series "Winx Club" and "Briny" in two episodes of the Nick Jr series "Baby Shark's Big Show!".
She married poet, educator and producer Mason Granger in 2017.
- Chambers, Jesse (July 26, 2017) "Feeling surreal in the city." Hoover Sun
- Daniel, Nicole S. (February 1, 2023) "Birmingham’s Vasthy Mompoint Makes Directorial Debut in ‘Dreamgirls’." The Birmingham Times
- Vasthy Mompoint at Broadway World
- Vasthy Mompoint at the Internet Broadway Database[[Category:Dancers]