Diversity Players Of Harlem

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Shawn Luckey  |  Actor, Artistic Director
Shawn is Diversity Players of Harlem's artistic director, and he actively writes, directs, and produces plays and screenplays. He has appeared in a number of commercials, plays and movies. His theatrical credits include: Charles Fuller's A Soldier's Play; Pearl Cleage's Blues for an Alabama Sky; Craig Lucas' Prelude to a Kiss; Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun; and James Baldwin's Amen Corner. He has also appeared in Rev Run's music video, Mind on the Road, and a NY Lottery Commercial. ...Continued
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Marcus Keithlum Moss  |  Actor
Marcus "Keithlum" Moss (Private James Wilkie) was born in Louisville, KY.  After working as a vocalist and doing commercial print wear in Kentucky he decided to move to NY. After seeing the original road tour of a Soldier Play in 1985 he changed his goals into acting. He has been in such plays as Ain't Misbehavin, Gospell, Tell the World, The legacy and his one man play My Life as a Clown.  He has done film & TV such as All My Children, As the World Turn, Sex in the City, Law & Order a Sad Sereneade and a new film coming out next year All Screwed Up. He would love to thank God and his family for their support.   ...Continued
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Adrain Washington  |  Actor
Adrain Washington (Corporal Bernard Cobb) is a something of a phenom.  Believing in God he fights the odds and continues to do what others tell him he can't.  He is an established theater and film actor who can be seen most recently in Mario Van Peeple's "Hard Luck" or in Sabora Rashid's play "Greener Grasses".  This young star has a lot to offer the world of entertainment.  Continue to keep your eyes on this leader as he leaves a trail of satisfied fans and sets an example for the world of entertainment. ...Continued
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Dwight Ali Williams  |  Actor, Producer

Executive Producer and Director is the founder and CEO of DA’ Right Entertainment. As a child, Dwight Ali experienced the entertainment world by working in commercial print and television commercials. After a break from the business as a teen, Dwight Ali returned to acting on stage. His stage credits include “For This Reason… A Love Story”; “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”; “Amen Corner”; “A Family’s Play”; “A Soldier's Play”; and “The Red Lamp”. He also is active in singing, dancing, song writing, producing, set design, and directing. ...Continued

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Jeff Smith  |  Actor
Jeff Smith (Captain Charles Taylor) has a degree in theatre from the Univ. of Rhode Island and has been living in New York since 2002. He has been concentrating on film work and was last seen in "Tango Octagenerio", featured at the Tribeca Film Festival, and "Dear Mum Something Terrible Happened To Humphrey". Jeff's extremely excited to be working with this terrific group assembled at The Diversity Players of Harlem and would like to thank his friends and family for their unending love and support ...Continued
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James Edward Shippy  |  Actor
 James Edward Shippy is originally from Houston, TX where his credits include Giving Up The Ghost, Behind Closed Doors, and playing Martin Luther King Jr. in The Meeting. NY credits include The Last Minstrel Show (finalist in Strawberry One Act Festival, Feb. 07), A Soldiers Play, and August Strindberg's Comrades. Recently he has wrapped up roles in Untitled horror film directed by Richard W. Haines, and Pressure, an urban drama set in Harlem in the 1980's. Much thanks to the DPOH!...Continued
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Daryl Denner  |  Actor
Daryl Denner (Private First Class Melvin Peterson) Acting in NYC for over 4yrs. Since then produced and starred in a number of Off-Off Broadway plays and also had parts in independent films and student films. Can also be seen on the Internet show 'News Noir' as the character of 'The Black Sportsman'. One of the founders of the production company Broadway TV Sitcoms, which puts on plays with a TV sitcom atmosphere....Continued
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Derrick Lemont Sanders  |  Actor
 Derrick LeMont Sanders (Private Louis Henson) a native of Arkansas, works on stage, television, and in film.  This year he has appeared in the film Unknown Soldier which won numerous awards and is now on DVD. He appeared on the daytime drama "As the World Turns" and on the Dick Wolf primetime drama "Conviction". This summer he played the role of Banquo in "Macbeth" in North Carolina. www.DerrickLeMont.com   ...Continued
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Brent Doyle  |  Actor
 Brent Doyle has recently performed in Romeo & Juliet at Park Square Theatre; Merchant of Venice with the Minnesota Shakespeare Company, and Diva Daughters Dupree at Penumbra Theatre. This is his premiere production in NYC, and he's pleased to be making it with the Diversity Players of Harlem. 

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Jacob White  |  Actor
 Jacob White (Captain Wilcox) a recent graduate of The School for Film and Television, Jacob is pleased to be making his debut with The Diversity Players of Harlem. He recently appeared in the political satire musical, "We Love You Johnny Hero" in the 2006 Fringe Festival, and the Italian Renaissance Comedy, "Orlando in Love." Jacob has worked on many short films including, "The Glass Waltz," which was recently chosen as an official selection at The New York International Independent Film Festival. He would like to thank Kathy, and this amazing cast for this great opportunity ...Continued
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Reginald L. Barnes  |  Actor
A native of Omaha, NE, Reginald L. Barnes is an "actors' actor" dealing with theater, film and television. He made his NYC theater debut Off-Broadway in "A Soldier's Play" at the Producers Club. He has been featured in productions of "The Wiz", "Medea", "Godspell", "Fences", Chekov's "A Marraige Proposal" and most recently, the Beckmann Theatre's presentation of "Freddie's Big Deal"....Continued
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Amy Boeding  |  Actor
This is Amy's second show with Quad Boro Entertainment and she is thrilled to be back. Amy's credits include Audrey in "Little Shop", May in "Bridal Terrorism", Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" and two performances at the Kennedy Center of the original script "Dear Finder". She is a transplant from Minnesota, where she filmed her first Feature Length indi film, "Now Hiring". ...Continued
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Laurence Waltman  |  Actor

Theater: Documentary: A Suicide Narrative (Co-Op Theater East), Much Ado About Nothing (The NorthEast Shakespeare Ensemble), Ghosts (Phare Play Productions), The Scarlet Whale (The Metropolitan Playhouse), Blue Fire On The Water (Dixon Place), The Holocaust K...Continued

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Nina Capone  |  Actress, Director, Author

Nina hails from Philadelphia, Boston & Chicago before moving to New York in 2003. She is a speech-language pathologist for over 10 years, member of the Matthew Corozine Studio, and a repertory member of Love Creek Productions.  She recently led the cast in the surrealist play Dialogue of Insects, and Then or Now (NYC Strawberry Festival semi-finalist), and appeared in Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author (Love Creek Productions). She directs one-act plays and short full-length plays at the American Theater for Actors, the Algonquin Theater, and the Producer's Club.&...Continued

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Lorraine Condos  |  Actress
Lorraine says she's recycling herself in her theatrical career. After guiding her children, and assisting her late husband Tap Dancer/Actor Steve Condos' career, she left her warm South Florida home and headed for New York City!!! She says it was all because of Billy Joel's song "I'm in a New York State of Mind", that gave her the courage to make the trip. Like all aspiring actors, she got a job telemarketing. She slept on friends' sofas to save money for photos and classes, while persistently chipping away at becoming an actor....Continued
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Val Balaj  |  Actor
Val Balaj is a founding member of Quad Boro Entertainment. Val started acting eight years ago and has appeared in several shows in and around New York. He most recently starred in the Heights Players' production of 'Of Mice and Men' as Lenny. He also appeared in the Heights Players' children's play 'Out of the Woods' with his daughter Sophia. Val would like to thank all the people who have supported him throughout the years....Continued
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Kanako Morita  |  Stage Mgr
Kanako Morita (Production Stage Manager) is pleased to be working on her first production with Diversity Players of Harlem. She started her stage-managing career in Japan, and worked with numerous shows including "Beauty and the Beast" (Assistant Stage Manager, Tokyo production) and "The Lion King." (ASM, Tokyo production.) Some of her highlights in New York include "Pacific Overtures" (Supertitle Stage Manager, Avery Fisher Hall and Kennedy Center productions), "Macbeth" (SSM, Brooklyn Academy Music). ...Continued
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Paula Flynn  |  Producer
Paula has been acting in films and on stage for several years. She would like to say thank you to Diversity Players of Harlem for giving her the chance to be apart of this phenomenal production. She would also like to thank God, her family and friends for all their support.
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Patrick Mitchell  |  Producer
I recently concluded a sucessful run on stage at the Billie Holiday Theater in "Freeda Peoples" written and directed by Joyce Sylvester (of which I cut my hair for as you can see from the pictures). Also staring Nathan Purdee of "One life to live" and "The return of Superfly" and Marilyn Coleman of "Good Times", "Menace II Society" and "Which way is up". I was recently cast in a principal role in Wondering Cut films feature "Around". Completed production of Cubecity's feature film "Liars and Lunatics" as Staples, The Ba Ensemble Production CO's filming of "The Waiting Room" as Martin and Pantomime Pictures Production of "Caged" as Bernie....Continued
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Sonya Dunn  |  Producer

Sonya Dunn is an avid supporter of the arts and considers the opportunity to serve with the DPOH team an honor and a "Divine" assignment. "There are many plans in a man‘s heart. Nevertheless the Lord‘s counsel—that will stand."

Proverbs 19:21

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Shashone Lambert  |  Actress
Shashone Lambert was born and raised in Staten Island, N.Y. After high school she served her country in the U.S. Air Force for over four years. In May of 2006, Shashone decided to follow her heart and began acting and dancing. Check her out at www.myspace.com/miss_shashone.
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William Sudan Mason  |  Actor
William Sudan Mason attended Virginia Commonwealth University where he studied Theater. He would like to thank his family and friends for their support, especially his son Amir, who gives him daily inspiration. Peace and Blessings.
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Patrick Mills  |  Director
Patrick Mills: Most recently he worked on Six Seconds in Charlack with ATA. Other ATA credits include John Q's Wife and Walking the Dream. He has also worked on Turtle Shell Theater's productions of Five by Tenn and The 8 Minute Madness Festival! He has assisted film director Duncan Roy, and stage directors John Cooper and Edward Elefterion. BFA from Hofstra University. myspace.c...Continued
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Naza Jana  |  Actress
Naza Jana is very happy to be making her Diversity Players of Harlem debut as Natalia in A Marriage Proposal. She holds a BA in Theatre Arts from SUNY Buffalo. She would like to thank her family for there support and the Diversity Players for the opportunity to share the stage with the 'players'! www.actorsaccess.com/nazajana

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Sara Wagner  |  Actress
Sara Wagner, A native Californian, was a featured performer in Alaska at the Edward Albee Theatre Conferenc - working with Mr. Albee, John Guare, Marian Seldes, and Courtney B. Vance. Other adventures include backpacking in West Africa and commercial fishing in the Bering Sea. Sara recently played a no-holds-barred tabloid TV reporter in The Bishop and The Boys and next month you can catch her at the New Jersey International Film Festival in the feature F...Continued
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Tom Patella  |  Actor
Tom Patella, originally from Rochester, NY, graduated from Georgetown University and holds a Master's degree from George Washington University. He has co-starred in 10 independent films including "The Argument", as the father: ‘Erie Road" as Dr. Gravin; ‘The Miller House" as a priest, Father Williams; "Sins of Sorrow" as Detective Foster : "Am I Evil" as a detective; "The Harry Situation" as Rick, an executive having an affair with an employee's wife; "The Puzzle" as the inattentive husband and the egotistical movie star in "The Editor". ...Continued
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Rebecca Ash  |  Actress
Rebecca Ash is a longtime dancer, comedianne, freelance writer and actor with a B.A. in Theatrical Arts from SUNY Albany. After a brief hiatus from performing, she is thrilled to be back on the stage with her first project with Diversity Players of Harlem. She would like to thank her Claudio for always supporting his Hero.

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George Carroll  |  Actor
George Carroll is delighted to participate in this delightful one act and would like to thank the Esper Studios for their wonderful training and Diversity Players for the oppritunity.

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Nadijah Abdul-khaliq  |  Actress
Nadijah Abdul-Khaliq is a New York City native recent graduate of Long Island University dance and theater major. Her acting career began with a role in Spike Lee's "Crooklyn". Currently performing with the Hudson Guild theater Company, Nadijah is looking forward to a long illustrious carrer in theater film and television.

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Farah Snipes  |  Actress

Farah Snipes (Christine Delaney "Ma") — is a native of Newark, NJ. Off-Broadway: Son Born Of Sun Lee & Me (understudy). Off-Off Broadway includes: Benetha in A Raisin In the Sun, and Ms. Pat in The Colored Museum. Farah is currently studying at HB Studio and Broadway Dance Center. She is a proud member of both Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and Shakespearean Society...Continued

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Steve Jean-baptiste  |  Actor
this is Steve's second play in less than a year and in his young career. He has appeared in a number of TV shows and also filmed a pilot earlier this year that is being shopped around to cable networks. Born and raised in Brooklyn, and now living in Harlem, Steve hopes to someday use his talents to make it big.

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Tiffany Raelynn  |  Actress
Tiffany RaeLynn developed her skills in theatre performance at California University of Pennsylvania. Since then she has stretched her abilities and appeared in a number of theatrical productions, including For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Was Enuf as the Lady in Red and The Nutcracker (Nursie/Mother Ginger). Film credits: "Cover" and "Black Sorority Project." She is excited to be working with the Diversity Players of Harlem and grateful to be used by God in sharing her gift with family, friends, and appreciators of meaningful art....Continued
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Maisha Meloncon  |  Actress
MAISHA MELONCON IS A NATIVE TEXAN. SHE GRADUATED FROM HAMTON UNIVERSITY WITH A BACHELORS DEGREE IN JOURNALISM. HER STAGE DEBUT INCLUDES PARTICIPATION IN THE FRINGE FESTIVAL STARRING IN THE 'THE GREAT DEFEAT OF COLTRANE GREY. MAISHA'S FILM AND TELEVISION CREDITS INCLUDE 'THE LIAU', HER ROLE AS A DOUBLE FOR LISA LESLIE IN A DISNEY CHANNEL PRODUCTION, AND AS AN EXTRA ON 'THE YOUNG AND RESTLESS'. SHE ENJOYS RUNWAY MODELING, DANCING, AND POETRY READING. HER INSPIRATION IS HER FAMILY....Continued
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Himyo Green  |  Actor
Himyo was born with a sense of mission: A mission to evoke feelings of joy in those that he encounters throughout his daily life. That mission has been cultivated through the practice of Nichiren Buddhism and his spiritual mentor Daisaku Ikeda. Himyo has studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute as well as at Clark Atlanta University.

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Gil Charleston  |  Actor

Gil is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Acadamy. NYC theater includes A Fine Mess, One Monkey Don't Stop No Show, Does A Tiger Wear A Necktie?, Antigone. Has been featured on All My Children and the Chappelle Show. In late 2007, look for Gil in the independent feature film Wake. I would like to thank the Diversity Players of Harlem for this amazing opportunity....Continued

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Forrest Renaissance  |  Actor
Forrest Renaissance is a newcomer to the New York Theater scene but is no stranger to the craft. As a teenager and through college he worked with the prominent production companies in his hometown, Milwaukee, WI (The Rep, The Chamber Theater, The Florentine Opera, etc) starring in such pieces as Porgy & Bess, Waiting For Godot, Fame, and A Christmas Carol. He is an accomplished New York businessman and as Creative Director of KYA Entertainment produces some of the biggest events in New York City. ...Continued
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James Edward Duff  |  Director
A theatre/film director based in NYC, James Duff recently spent six months in India directing a feature film. His films have been broadcast on PBS and have won numerous awards at festivals around the world, and he also directed human rights films in West Africa for two years. In New York, he has worked with theatre companies such as the 42nd Street Workshop, The Ensemble Studio Theatre and Vital Theatre Company, and recently completed a play in the NYC Intl. Fringe Festival. ...Continued
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Andrea Perry  |  Stage Mgr
Andrea Perry is a founding member of Quad Boro Entertainment. She is proud to have been Production Stage Manager on the QBE productions of 'Bridal Terrorism', 'A Dead Man's Apartment', and 'Face Divided'. She would like to thank all of those around her and modern technology for making this a positive experience, and looks forward to future Quad Boro Entertainment productions....Continued
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Tamiko White  |  Actress
Tamiko White, a NY born and bred actress, loves entertaining. A former model, she has worked in national commercials, television and film. She recently starred in the play "Love.com" and can next be seen in the Melvin Van Peebles' movie "Rememories of an Ex-Dufus Motherf*#%&*..." and Meridian Pictures' "Secrets in the House of Myrhh". Tamiko is thankful to ‘Tis Productions for the opportunity to "use her voice" in this award-winning play she loves so much. Tamiko dedicates this performance to Grace Savage, Karl Bury, and Alexandra Neil....Continued
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Nick Fleming  |  Actor
Nick Fleming received his MFA from The New School for Drama in 2006. Since then he has been involved with The New Globe Theatre in such performances as The Servant of Two Masters, The Scarlet Letter, and the upcoming Two Gentlemen of Verona. He has also voiced Luke Whisnant's How to Build a House for Audible Books as well as other voice work for documentaries. He is also involved with developing three new plays at The Actor's Studio....Continued
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Crystal S. Roman  |  Actress
Crystal S. Roman has been a working actress and singer for the past seven years. She is a College of Staten Island graduate with a BA in Marketing and Management. Film credits include: A Weapon Most Unusual (Winner, 2006 NY International Film Festival for short film); and Best Musical (Lead). Theatre credits include: A Murder at the Church (Semi-Finalist in a Strawberry One-Act Festival); Sex is More Than a Three Letter Word; and 69 Ain't Just a Number, and A Family's Play. ...Continued
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Jerry Goralnick  |  Actor
Jerry Goralnick was recently seen in two premieres: as Kreon in The Living Room Theater's Tyrannos Rex and as Harold in The Site at The American Theater of Actors. This year Mr. Goralnick toured in Mysteries and Smaller Pieces with The Living Theatre to the Malta Festival in Poznan, Poland and The International Festival of Experimental Theater in Quito, Ecuador. He is featured in two new films: Deleted Scenes and What would Jesus Buy both currently showing on the festival circuit. ...Continued
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Coco Silvera  |  Actress
Coco's most recent stage appearance was as a lead in "The Hand and The Hen," a Midtown International Theatre Festival production. Her film credits include Adam Beck's "A Cup of Tea" as Mona; Nathaniel Paluga's recently premiered "Medusa," in the title role; Sebastian Weber's "Harry Situation" as Peg, Mya Lipswell in "The Intern" and Claire in "The Final Argument. "Coco currently studies at T Schreiber Studios. She's pleased as punch to be joining the fabulous Diversity Players of Harlem. A warm thanks to her coach, Buddy, and her dear parents for their support and encouragement....Continued
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Polina Gorman  |  Actress

Polina studied dance and theater since she was 10 years old. She performed, for five years with choreographer Andrey Ivanov's Dance Company when she relocated to New York. Recently she had an opportunity to perform in upcoming feature "No Love In the City" Dir. Marius Balchunas and "Cold Souls"  starring Paul Giamatti, Dir. Sophie Barthes....Continued

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Linda Friedmen  |  Actress
Linda Friedmen attended RADA where she studied theater and film. Linda has appeared on stage in such rolls as, Baby Doll in 27 Wagons Full Of Cotton, Gertrude in Hamlet, and Isabelle in Measure for Measure. Independent Films Linda has appeared in I Know My Name Isn't Coppolla, and A Hell to Go .She would like to thank all of those who have inspired and encouraged her to evolve and grow as an actor...Continued
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Martin Ewens  |  Actor
Martin Ewens is from Birmingham,England. Martin has worked with Barry Levinson and Jerry Seinfeld on the Superman Project, also recently worked on the films Jarred and Ruby. He has directed at the Abingdon Theater. He has recently been part of the Mind the Gap and the 8 minute Madness Festivals. Martin is very happy to be part of the Diversity Players of Harlem's production of The Birthday Party....Continued
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Joseph Covino  |  Actor
Joseph Covino is a veteran actor who has performed in several stage productions, studio films, and independent films. In addition, he has produced and directed, and recently created a production company, East Village Studios.

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Kristen Ivy Haynes  |  Actress
After first appearing on Sesame Street 's "Elmo's World" Kristen went on to study acting and improvisation at HB studios. She has worked with various NYU directors and has just completed her first independent film. Kristen Ivy is a dedicated student of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, and loves to dancing, singing, modeling and acting. She thanks Diversity Players for giving her this opportunity, and thanks GOD for all His blessings....Continued
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Okema T Moore  |  Actress
From Sesame Street to Broadway, Okema T. Moore has performed all over the US. Most notably, under the direction of TONY Award winner Ben Harney, she played the role of Lorell Robinson in a revival of the stage play Dreamgirls. Okema has sang with the likes of SWV and MusiqSoulChild and most recently completed the independent play Will the Real Man of God Please Stand Up. She loves theater and singing and thanks God for bestowing her with such awesome gifts....Continued
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Marq Overton  |  Author
Marq Overton – (Writer/Producer) was born in Harlem New York, a few blocks from the World Famous Apollo Theater, his first inspiration in the entertainment field. As he matured, Marq would sit in the Apollo Theater Amateur Night audience and wonder what he would say if he was a comedian on stage in front of 1500 hundred people to avoid the fate of most comedians that dared to take its stage. When he took the stage for the first time at the Apollo Theater his dream became a reality. One year later after touring the comedy circuit, Marq returned to Apollo to win first place and would go on to make numerous guest appearances....Continued
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Kevin Brown  |  Actor
An actor, a comedian and a businessman, Kevin Brown is a professional in the world of entertainment. As co-owner of The Uptown Comedy Club, one of the most successful comedy clubs in New York City during the late ‘80's and early'90's, Kevin opened the door to success for such comedians as Tracy Morgan, Mike Epps and Flex Alexander....Continued
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Trina Mcghee  |  Actress
Trina McGhee developed her love for acting at New York's City Lights Youth Theatre at the tender age of 7 years old. Last year, Trina performed with the theatre group in its rendition of the Music Man, and is currently preparing for the comedic role of a Lady in Waiting in City Light's version of Robin Hood. Trina has also sings. She has performed at various Brooklyn venues with the Patricia Robinson Music School and is currently the Vice President for the Brooklyn Youth Chapter of the Association of Negro Musicians. ...Continued
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James Hunter  |  Comedian
James Hunter has worked as a Principal Performer on American Gangster.He is also an aspiring comedian having performed at various comedy clubs around town. James is delighted to be working with the Diversity Players of Harlem.
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Jimmy Williams  |  Comedian
J.WILLIAMS(Actor,Comic,Writer)Was born in Brooklyn,NY.From comedy clubs to commercials to films J has done it all.He comes from a showbusiness background his late uncle was soul singer Arthur Prysock.J or(JIM) started doing comedy right out of high school.While touring all the clubs and in collage he meet up with Marq and the rest they say is history.Writing and performing for years J is conciderd as one of the people who changed african-american comedy,he is an Original Member of the Uptown Comedy Club.He has performed with the Upright citezens Bregade and Comic Strip Live sketch comedy teams.H...Continued
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Jessica Fontaine  |  Actress
Jessica Fontaine is grateful to share the Laugh Factory's stage with such talent. After earning a B.F.A at Howard University, Jessica moved back to New York with one thing on her mind: Becoming a working actress. With some film and television credits, Ms. Fontaine is more so proud of her recent success in theatre including Langston Hughes' ‘Tambourines To Glory' at Tetro La Tea, ‘The Sanctuary', at The American Theatre for Actors and in addition to ‘Die Laughing', Jessica returned to Tetro La Tea where you can see her play a nobleman in Macbeth again at Tetro La Tea in NYC. ...Continued
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Du'ana Speights  |  Actress
Originally from Cleveland, OH this young dedicated actress is excited

to be making her Diversity Players of Harlem debut. Currently in an

independent television show, Hoodlyfe and working on her music career

as a songwriter. Thanks to all the wonderful people in my life.

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Apri Bradshaw  |  Actress

Apri Bradshaw is currently pursuing a career in the entertainment business as a singer, songwriter, actress and production assistant. She is happy to currently be gaining experience in those fields by working with the Diversity Players of Harlem.

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Krystal A. Livingston  |  Actress
Krystal A. Livingston, an up and coming actress/singer from the Bronx, NY, is guaranteed to be a powerhouse within the industry. Growing up in the church from a young age pushed Krystal to quickly overcome stage fright and shyness as she sang and acted throughout the country as a part of one of Harlem, NY's premier youth choirs, Words of Life, and as a member of the Real Life Theatre Troupe of Bethel Gospel Assembly. Krystal has been in several productions such as He'll Make It Alright (which she co-wrote & co-directed), Dracula, and a Christ-mass Story. She can also currently be seen playing the role of sassy sister, Ms. ...Continued
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Phillip Chavira  |  Actor
Phillip is ecstatic to work with the Diversity Players of Harlem! NY: Food (Shea Theatre), reCycle Plays (Confluence Theatre) & No Sir (Living Theatre). Tour: National Theatre for Children. Founding member of sketch comedy troupe Company (PA). Much love to family and friends, MDNA.

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Asia Imani Taylor  |  Actress
Asia Imani Taylor, was born and raised in the Bronx of New York. Asia is a graduate of the Barbizon School of Acting and Modeling, she currently attends the world known Actors Technique Acting School and she is in a competitive dance and step team located in the Bronx. Asia has appeared in several films and TV shows such as: I am Legend w/Will Smith,, Nickelodeon's: The Talent w/Chris Brown and Meagan Good, Gossip Girl and the St. Jude's Children Promo Math-a-thon w/Hannah Montana. Asia has also performed on the runway as a pre-teen model and she is featured doing textbook modeling by Ken Karp Studios. ...Continued
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Faith Washington  |  Actress
Faith Courtney Washington, was born and raised in the Bronx of New York. Faith's motivation and desire is to first and foremost give thanks to Almighty God for giving her the opportunity to enter into the world of acting and modeling. Faith attends the infamous Actor's Technique Acting School in NYC and she currently plays basketball with the Claremont Center in the Bronx, NY. She has appeared in several films and TV shows such as: I am Legend w/Will Smith, Gossip Girl, and Nickelodeon's – The Talent w/Chris Brown and Meagan Good. ...Continued
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Chandrill Dickerson  |  Stage Mgr
Chandrill R. Dickerson, from Richmond Virginia and currently resides in New York with my husband Aaron T. Dickerson. I Graduated from Virginia Union University in May 2007, with a bachelor's degree in Speech and Drama with a double minor in Criminal justice and Chemistry. I have been involved in the theatre for four years doing variety of jobs such as sound control, light board operator, prop manager, stage manager director and many more. My personal involvement is going to the movies, reading, and volunteer work with various organizations and theatre companies; because I am always willing to learn new things. ...Continued
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Charity Phalo  |  Actress, Stage Mgr
Charity is a graduate of Howard University's BFA Theatre Arts/Acting program. She moved to New York to pursue a career in acting. Prior to her move to New York, Charity acted as Artistic Associate for New Horizons Theater in Alexandria, VA., and stage managed at New Freedom Theater in Philadelphia, PA. Currently, Charity is a teaching artist with CUNY's Creative Arts Team and Shadowbox Theatre. She is a company member of both The Black Pearls Ensemble Players and the Diversity Players of Harlem....Continued
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Gary Mcneil  |  Actor
Gary McNeill studied at NYU and HB Studios, and was one of the last cast members to perform "A Few Good Men" on Broadway and at the famed Westport Playhouse In Connecticut. He worked on the production of "Chap So Am" (Armistad Victory)atThe Henry Street Playhouse.He played Medgar Evers in the critically acclaimed "Slow Down The Night" at the West Angeles Arts Center in Los Angeles. ...Continued
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Marcus Lockett  |  Actor
Marcus Lockett is 10 years old. He loves acting, singing, dancing, reading, writing, playing basketball. During his spare time he loves writing short stories. He has done alot of school plays.

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Tiffany L Wilson  |  Sound, Stage Mgr, Lighting
Tiffany L. Wilson has had the privilege of teaching Drama in the public schools for eight years. She taught her first drama class at the age of 15 at a summer camp in New Jersey, and became hooked to education. Her mother, former teacher, Sandra Bentley-Payne, gave her support and inspiration to pursue a profession that Tiffany thinks may be in her genes. In addition to teaching Tiffany freelances as a director and stage manager. She has had the opportunity to stage manage the University of West Indies Awards Ceremony, "Imagine" the play, Spike Lee's Morehouse Fundraiser, the Weeksville Awards Ceremony, and Megafest 2006. ...Continued
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Aisha Duran  |  Actress
Aisha is making her second debut in New York City. She is originally from Miami where she performed in productions such as Romeo and Juliet and Stop Kiss. Her first performance in New York was in David Rabe's All in the Timing, and later in New Jersey, Maribel Gonzalez's Si Alguien Breaks Up With You... She feels blessed to be a part of this production.
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Christina Berry  |  Actress
Christina Berry is her second theatre production with Diversity Players of Harlem. Christina also appeard in Die Laughing. Her hobbies are composed of singing, dancing, drawing and computer activates. Christina has a very expressive face and she takes direction well she loves performing in any form. Christina has two siblings of which she is the youngest....Continued
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Ciera Payton  |  Actress

After surviving Hurricane Katrina, Ciera and her family relocated toNorth Carolina where she attended and graduated from the University of the North Carolina School of the Arts. As a sophomore in college Ciera landed her first professional acting job costarring opposite Steven Seagal in the film Flight of Fury. Her other film credits include Lords of the Streets with DMX and Kris Kristofferson, Midnight Bayou(Lifetime Network-premiered March 28th), and The Way Home (A Short Film dir. By Faythallegra Coleman- which will be featured on the CW). Last year she performed Phenomenal Woman in honor of Dr. MayaAngelou’s 80th Birthday Celebration....Continued

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Tray Renee'  |  Actress

Tray Renee’ is a tenacious actress-model-writer from Detroit, Michigan. She has starred in several plays including Flying West, The Crucible, Raisin in the Sun and Joe Turner’s Come & Gone. Tray Renee’ has been featured in The Backstage Magazine for her stand out performance in the critically acclaimed play Seeking Eden. Television-One Life To Live, HBO’s Sopranos. Tray Renee’ currently has a commercial running in the Metropolitan Detroit area. ...Continued

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Candice Knox  |  Actress

Recent New York performances include Measure for Measure (The Drilling Company) and Black Metropolis. Candice is a recent MFA graduate of Sarah Lawrence College where she appeared in Crumbs from the Table of Joy (dir Woodie King Jr.), Trojan Women (dir Ed Sherin), Hamlet, Blood Wedding, Reckless, Anonymous, and Fairytale Wedding. Readings include Noon Day Sun and Pa's Hat: Liberian Legacy.<...Continued

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Ann Marie Yoo  |  Actress

Ann Marie Yoo began her performance career at the age of 6 on the piano; she then picked up the violin at age 8 and has performed with many symphonies and orchestras throughout New York (notably two performances at Carnegie Hall). Ann Marie holds a BS from Columbia University, and is currently a violinist (on her blue electric violin!) with the String Angels and The Journey band. ...Continued

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 Iman Richardson
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 Iman Richardson
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 Iman Richardson
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