May – June 2024
US Theatrical Premiere of feature film GROW
Written and Directed by Brian Gottlieb
New York City & Los Angeles



August – September 2022
Leaving Isiolo has its Southern US – Theatrical Premiere!
BronzeLens Film Festival in Atlanta, GA.
Dates: August 23rd – 28th. and August 29 – September 3rd, 2022 (virtual)

June 2022
Leaving Isiolo in-person African Premiere!
  Zanzibar International Film Festival. Stone Town.
And FULLY thrilled to be Nominated for the Ousmane Sembene Award 
Two Screenings: Wed June 22nd & Sat June 25th

May 2022
Here Goes The Neighborhood written, choreographed & directed by Alethea Pace
At BAAD! Friday May 6th & Saturday May 7th
Bronx, NYC.

April 2022
Goes into production as Anga.
NORTH STAR – art film written & directed by Kambui Olujimi
Shoot: Long Beach Aviation, Los Angeles, CA
Saturday April 10th, 2022

March 2022
Here Goes The Neighborhood by written, choreographed & directed by Alethea Pace
Guggenheim Museum: Works & Process we share highlights from the piece
Performance at Guggenheim’s Peter B. Lewis Theater, NYC.
Sunday March 13th @ 7:30pm.

February 2022
Boney Manilli Written & directed by Edgar Arceneaux
Two-week development workshop at CAP-UCLA. And sneak preview:
Performance at Vielmetter Gallery-Los Angeles, CA.
Friday Feb 18th @ 7pm.

January 2022
Leaving Isiolo get’s it’s USA West Coast Premiere!
Pan African Film Festival Film. Los Angeles, LA
Feb 8th – 21st. Click here for Tickets!

December 2021
Leaving Isiolo wins it’s first award l
International Black Film Festival. Nashville, TN
Dec 2nd – 5th. Click here for Tickets!

November 2021
Leaving Isiolo screened at another festival! 
African Film Festival Atlanta.
Nov 19th – 21st.  

Leaving Isiolo screened at another festival!
NBO Film Festival. Nairobi, Kenya
Nov 3rd – 14th.

October 2021
Dark by Nick Makoha. Directed by NJ Agwuna
Columbia Univ: International Play Reading Festival
Premiere: Listening Party (Free). Wed Oct 13th, 6:30pm EST 

September 2021
Leaving Isiolo  accepted to another festival! 
International Black Film Festival
Nashville, TN. Sept 30 – Oct 3rd.

Leaving Isiolo accepted to another festival!
New Faces New Voices Film Festival
Brooklyn, NY. Sept 28 – 30th.

In post-production.
Principal in the short-film MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE
Written & Directed by Loui Terrier. Co-Produced by Irungu Mutu
New York, NY

Aug-Sept 2021
DARK by Nick Makoha. Directed by NJ Agwuna
Columbia Univ: International Play Reading Festival
NY, NY. Rehearsal & recording.

June 2021
Leaving Isiolo accepted to its first festival!  
Prague International Indie Film Festival
3rd Quarter Winner: Best Supporting Actor
3rd Qtr Honorable Mention: Best Ensemble
3rd Qtr Mention: Best 1st Time Filmmaker
Annual Awards Gala Sept 18th, 2021.
IMDb and Instagram

May 2021
Celebrating 18 Years of Championing Immigrant Children’s Rights
Young Center Spring Soiree Gala. Played 16 characters from around the world.
Live Virtual Gala, directed by Eduardo Placer
May 13th, 2021. YouTube

April 2021
Completed post-production for the short-film Leaving Isiolo
Actor, writer, director & producer.
Shot in Nairobi & Isiolo, Kenya.
IMDb and Instagram

October – November 2020
Went into production as Randall
Principal role in the feature film Grow
Written & Directed by Brian Gottlieb
Connecticut & New York City. Press: Deadline.

Dec 2019-Jan 2020
Went into Pre-Production & Production
Writer, Director, Actor & Producer in the short-film Leaving Isiolo
Shooting in Nairobi and Isiolo, Kenya

Sept-Nov 2019
by Julia Cho. Dir: Lisa Peterson
South Coast Repertory. Costa Mesa, CA
October 19th – November 16th. LA Times

August 2019
Co-Starred as Jeff on Instinct  (opposite Alan Cumming, Bojana NovakovicCarra Patterson and Bryce Pinkham)
Dir: Janice Cooke. CBS
Season 2, Episode 6: “One-of-a-Kind
Premiered Sunday August 4th. 

November 2018
New Opera ‘Omar ibn Said‘ Libretto Reading
Written & Directed by Rhiannon Giddens. Produced by Spoleto Festival USA
Friday Nov 16th, 2018 @ Pearl Studios, NYC

October 2018
US Theatrical Premiere of feature film Bikini Sunshine (starring Condola Rashad)
Written by Milcho Manchevski & W.P. Rosenthal. Directed by Milcho Manchevski
Cinema Village, NYC. Fri Oct 12th.

September 2018
Went into production as Jeff  (opposite Alan Cumming, Bojana NovakovicCarra Patterson and Bryce Pinkham)
Starring on Instinct. CBS
Season 2, Episode 6: ‘One-of-a-Kind’
New York, NY. 

Three Trembling Cities
Picks up it’s sixth award!  😀 
BEST DRAMA Web Series at the 2018 Minnesota WebFest
Minneapolis, MN

May – June 2018
Mlima’s Tale  (a world premiere) – understudy to Player #2
by Lynn Nottage. Directed by Jo Bonney
The Public Theater, NYC. (ONE performance: June 2nd @ 8pm)

June 2018
Co-Starred on Succession (opposite Jeremy Strong and Juliana Canfield)
Dir: Mark Mylod. HBO
Season 1, Episode 2: “Shit Show at the Fuck Factory
Premiere Sunday June 10th, 10pm. 

March 2018
Went into production as MEDICAL INTERN (Tim Kanja), opposite Ryan Eggold
Pilot New Amsterdam for NBC 
Airing Fall 2018 
New York, NY.

February 2018
Feature Film Oxalis picks up it’s first award!  🙂 
Achievement in Film” @ the inaugural Mammoth Film Festival, CA
Written & Directed by Brian Gottlieb
Starring Derek Wilson, Kelly PendygraftAndrew Walker & Irungu Mutu as ‘CHEEKBONES’

November 2017
World Premiere screening of Where Does The Time Go
Lead actor in this short film, written and directed by Kambui Olujimi
November 15th @ 7pm. Lincoln Center Atrium

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

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 

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

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
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
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. 305 Broadway Store Front, 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. 

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
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
New York, NY

June 2013
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