Colleen Ballinger

Colleen Ballinger played the role of Dawn Louise Pinkett in Waitress the Musical on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre for a limited engagement in summer 2019, alongside Todrick Hall as Ogie.

Colleen is best known for being YouTube sensation, Miranda Sings, a character she invented in 2009. As Miranda Sings, she has had a successful Netflix show entitled “Haters Back Off,” as well as a Netflix comedy special in 2019 and multiple international tours as the character. Miranda Sings’ YouTube channel has more than 10 million subscribers, and more than 6 million Instagram followers.

Waitress was Colleen’s Broadway debut.

Selected Previous Credits


  • Haters Back Off
  • Miranda Sings Live… Your Welcome
NameColleen Mae Ballinger
Born21 November 1986
FromSanta Barbara, California
TrainedAzusa Pacific University
RoleDawn Louise Pinkett Broadway