Tru Collins an American actress and indie-pop singer. She was born in Richmond, Virginia to five-time Emmy award winning television journalist Reid Collins and choreographer Lindy Fisher. She attended Manhattan’s Professional Performing Arts School at 15 while studying ballet with School of American Ballet’s Elaine Kudo of ABT fame. Collins began college with a songwriting scholarship from Universal and studied at NYU and New School University in New York City. She has guest starred on Showtime’s Masters of Sex opposite Michael Sheen and recurred as Julie on MTV’s Awkward seasons 2 – 5. As a singer, she performed with Grammy-winning soul singer Latrice Varrett, opening for Aretha Franklin at the Nokia Theatre Times Square in 2009. In 2010, she joined Atlantic’s multi-platinum progressive rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra as a vocalist, touring arenas across North America and promoting the band performing acoustic quitar/vocal solos live on numerous rock radio stations. That year, TSO reached #12 on the Billboard chart for American Arena Tours, beating Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber. The tour grossed $47,395,108 and sold out 51 arenas. She has co-written songs with Rostrum Records artist Vali and 3 Six Mafia’s Juicy J, and her work has been featured on various recordings and television soundtracks. In 2012, Collins performed with DJ Ravi Drums, Kitara player Craig Dobbin, and rapper Wes Period at the Air Canada Center Arena in Toronto Canada. In 2015, Tru joined Steven Seagal’s blues band Thunderbox for a European tour and performed with George Benson at the Cognac Blues Festival in Cognac, France. Her debut solo EP, Story of A Gypsy Child, produced by Jonny on the Rocks from Toronto. Her music video for the first single, Party Dress, was released via Youtube in February 2015.