Happenings

Happenings:

 

September 2017
THE GROVE – The Ufot Cycle (workshop)
by Mfoniso Udofia Dir: Awoye TimpoNew Dramatists & Magic Theatre
Performance Mon 9/18 @ 2:15pm at New Dramatists, New York, NY 

 

Fall Semester 2017
Teaching INTRO. TO ACTING  (BFA Acting Majors)
Manhattan Marymount College: Department Of Theater Arts.
New York, NY

 

Fall 2017
In production as MR. BASIL OYONGU
Principal in the short-film MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE 
Written & Directed by Loui Terrier. Co-Produced by Irungu Mutu
New York, NY

 

 

Happened: 

 

June – August 2017
Yellow Card Red Card
by Melisa Tien. Dir: Tamilla Woodard
New Ohio Theatre: Ice Factory Festival. New York, NY
NY DAILY NEWS: Must See Summer Shows. August 2nd – 5th. 

 

August 2017
Co-Starred on Power (opposite Victor Garber, Omari Hardwick and Naturi Noughton)
Dir: Sanford Bookstaver. STARZ.
Season 4, Episode 7: “You Lied to My Face
Aired Sunday August 6th.

 

April – May 2017
Nollywood Dreams  (a world premiere)
by Jocelyn Bioh. Dir: Saheem Ali
Cherry Lane Theatre (Mentor Project). New York, NY 
April 25th – May 6thBroadwayworld Press article

 

February – March 2017
Petrol Station  (a world premiere)
Written & Directed by Sulayman Al Bassam
The Kennedy Center  (March 24th – 26th)

January 2017
Went into production as ‘ROGER’ (opposite Victor Garber, Omari Hardwick and Naturi Noughton)
Starring on POWER. STARZ.
Season 4, Episode 7: “You Lied to My Face
New York, NY.

December 2016
Yellow Card Red Card  (Soccer Coach)
by Melisa Tien. Dir: Tamilla Woodard
American Academy of Dramatic Arts. New York, NY
Tuesday December 6th – Saturday December 10th. FREE with RSVP!

October 2016
Co-Starred on Elementary (opposite Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu and Jon Michael Hill)
Dir: Christine Moore. CBS.
Season 5 premiere: “Folie a Deux
Aired on Sunday October 2nd, 2016

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare. Dir: Les Waters
Actors Theatre of Louisville. Louisville, KY
October 4th – 26th. Broadwayworld Press article

Recurring role in the web series Three Trembling Cities
“GOING-LIVE” AIRING on SATURDAY OCT 22nd or MONDAY OCT 24th. Time: TBA
Written & Directed by Arthur Vincie. Produced by Chaotic Sequence, Inc.

Exciting role as NEGRO in According to my Mother
Pilot web-series screening at NewFest: Oct 22nd & 24th & NY Television Festival: Oct 27th
Written by Daniel K. Isaac & Cathy Yan. Directed by Cathy Yan

September 2016
Principal and Featured role on The Feels
Season 1. Episode 19: “Authenticity” (Went ‘live’ on September 19th 2016)
Created by Tim Manley & Naje Lataillade

May – August 2016
Goes into production as ABDUL
Recurring supporting role in the web series Three Trembling Cities
Written & Directed by Arthur Vincie. Produced by Chaotic Sequence, Inc.
New York, NY

August 2016
Supporting Role on the web series The Feels
Created by Tim Manley & Naje Lataillade
World Premiere Screening at Anthology Film Archives
New York, NY

July 2016
Goes into production as TAXI DRIVER – Musa (opposite Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu & Jon Michael Hill)
Co-Starring on Elementary. CBS.
Season 5, Episode 1: “Folie a Deux
New York, NY.

June – July 2016
In production as CHEEKBONES
Supporting role in feature film Oxalis 
Written & Directed by Brian Gottlieb
New York, NY

May – June 2016
Goes into production as ABDUL
Supporting role in the web series Three Trembling Cities
Written & Directed by Arthur Vincie. Produced by Chaotic Sequence, Inc.
New York, NY

May 2016
Goes into production as MR. WHEATLEY
Principal in feature film Bikini Moon (starring Condola Rashad)
Written & Directed by Milcho Manchevski. Produced by Czar Films
New York, NY

Guest Starred on Preacher as AFRICAN PREACHER (Pastor Daniel Kanyari)
Dir: Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. AMC 
Season 1, Episode 1: “Pilot
Aired Sunday May 22nd @ 10pm.

April 2016
YELLOW CARD RED CARD  (workshop)
by Melisa Tien. Dir: Tamilla Woodard
New Dramatists. New York, NY 

March 2016
Migration  (reading)
by Michael Bradford. Dir: John-Martin Green
The Lark. New York, NY

Three Sisters  (reading)
by Anton Chekov. Adapted Shawn Rene Graham. Dir: John-Martin Green
Revisted Classics Reading – Classical Theatre of Harlem. New York, NY
Monday March 7th @ 7pm. RSVP above – FREE!

January – February 2016
The Language Archive 
by Julia Cho. Dir: Adam Immerwahr
Bristol Riverside Theater. Bristol, PA 
Jan 26th – Feb 14th. Broadwayworld Press Article.

December 2015
As You Like It  (Act III Presentation + Talk Back)
by William Shakespeare. Dir: Jessica Bauman
The Drama League – Rough Draft Residency
December 18th @ 6pm   

November 2015
What Passes for Comedy  (staged reading)
by G. D. Kimble. Dir: Michael Bush
NEXT ACT: New Play Summit 4 at Capital Repertory Theatre. Albany, NY
Monday Nov 2nd @ 7pm

Post- et Préfiguratif (Before and After New York)
by Zheng Mahler
Performa 2015 Biennial. New York, NY
November 12-14th @ 8pm.

September 2015
NOW AFRICA: Playwrights Festival
by Mfoniso Udofia, Chinyere Anyanwu, Ngozi Anyanwu, Erin Cherry & Bashir Solebo
NYU: Tisch School of the Arts -Reise Lounge. New York, NY
Monday September 28th, 6-9pm.

July 2015
Went into production as NEGRO
Featured Role in short-film According To My Mother
by: Daniel K. Isaac. Dir: Cathy Yan
New York, NY

June 2015
Went into production as AFRICAN PREACHER (Pastor Daniel Kanyari)
Pilot Preacher for AMC 
Airing Spring 2016 
Albuquerque, NM.

May 2015
Stepping Out of the River at Dawn  (a World Premiere)
by Dean Poynor. Dir: Aditi Kapil
Mixed Blood Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
May 16th – 18th

Shanghai Disneyland Park
Voice Over for Roaring Rapids Attraction 
at Winterland Studios, Minneapolis, MN
Opening Date: Spring 2016

March 2015
State of the Art  (a new play – staged reading)
by Craig Abernethy. Dir: Richard Weber
Theater for the New City: New City, New Blood Reading Series. New York, NY.
March 16th, 7pm – FREE! 

February 2015
As You Like It  (a workshop/staged reading)
by William Shakespeare. Dir: Jessica Bauman
The Actors Fund Arts Center. Brooklyn, NY
February 22nd & 23rd @ 7pm – FREE! 

October – December 2014
Our Lady Of Kibeho  (a World Premiere)
by Katori Hall. Dir: Michael Greif
Signature Theater CompanyNew York, NY
October 28th – December 14th

Young Negress Stepping Out of the River at Dawn (workshop)
by Dean Poynor. 
The LARK PLAY DEVELOPMENT CENTER. New York, NY

November 2014
Co-Starred on The Blacklist (opposite Alan Alda)
Dir: Michael Watkins. NBC.
Season 2, Episode 8: “The Decembrist”
Aired on Monday November 10th.

October 2014
Went into production as Sam – ADMINISTRATIVE ASST. to Alan Fitch (Alan Alda)
Co-Starring on NBC’s The Blacklist
Season 2, Episode 8: “The Decembrist” 
New York, NY.

The Girl in the Yellow Dress (workshop)
by Craig Higginson. Dir: Shariffa Ali
The Public Theater. New York, NY.

June 2014
Bronks Ekspres  (part of Target Margin Theater’s – Yiddish Lab 2.0)
by Osip Dymov. Dir: Yuri Skujins
The Secret Theater. Long Island City, NY
 June 4-7 @ 7:30pm, June 6 @ 9:30pm

May 2014
Unexplored Interior  (Reading to commemorate 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide)
by Jay O. Sanders. Dir: Jim Glossman
Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York, NY + a free Global Livestream.
May 11th @ Noon.   (Click here for NY Times Arts Beat promo.)

January – March 2014
Bikeman
by Thomas Flynn. Dir: Michael Bush
Tribeca Performing Arts Center. New York, NY
January 26th – March 30th

December 2013
Primal Play (workshop)
by Krista Knight. Dir: Jessica Chayes
New Georges. New York, NY

October-November 2013
Reprised the role of Chilford in:-
The Convert by Danai Gurira. Dir: Michael John Garcés
The Wilma Theater. Philadelphia, PA
October 9th – November 10th

October 2013
Co-Starred on Boardwalk Empire (Opposite Drena De Niro & Jeffrey Wright)
Dir: Tim Van Patten. HBO.
Season 4, Episode 8: ”The Old Ship of Zion”
Aired on Sunday October 27th at 9pm.

August 2013
Went into production as JACK
Supporting Lead in short film Match.Con
Dir: Loui Terrier
New York, NY

July 2013
Went into production as AFRICANUS 
Co-Starring on Boardwalk Empire
HBO.
New York, NY

June 2013
Maanokoobiyo 
Film Written/Directed by K’naan
Roles: Mahdi, Doctor, Patient, Bus passenger
Sundance Directors LabSundance, UT

The Fifth Estate
Dir: Bill Condon / DreamWorks Studios
ADR-Voice Over work for several characters
New York, NY

April 2013 

Katori Hall Cycle
Play workshops-Dir: Jocelyn Clarke
Arena Stage. Washington, D.C.

Unexplored Interior (reading)
by Jay O. Sanders. Dir: Jim Glossman
Museum of Jewish Heritage. New York, NY

Mourning Sun (reading)
by Antu Yacob. Dir: Sibusiso Mamba
Crossroads Theatre-Common Ground Festival. New Brunswick, NJ

February-March 2013
The Convert by Danai Gurira. Dir: Michael John Garcés
The Woolly Mammoth Theater. Washington, D.C.
February 13th – March 10th