Acting Showcase 

The UC San Diego MFA Acting Class of 2021 releases their Actors Showcase on Friday, April 9th. Anthony is excited to step into this industry and take it by storm. Check it out.  

Pick Me Last

As Anthony graduates with his MFA in Acting from UCSD, he has been cast as Wes in La Jolla Playhouse's Pick Me Last by Idris Goodwin, directed by Jacole Kitchen. This is a TYA play for LJP's pop tour coming to schools, families, and individuals nationwide this Spring 2021.  

Uncle Vanya

Anthony is rounding out his grad school career as the titular role of Vanya (a.k.a John) in Checkov's Uncle Vanya translated by Robert Icke. Directed by Emily Moler. Coming to you in 4 episodes, March 10-20.  

Heap

It's third of year of grad school baybee! Come watch me as Big Dog and Car Wash Kid in a new play by Vivian Barnes (third-year MFA playwright), directed by Colette Robert. Coming to you virtually on February 4th, 2021.  

BOLD 2020

3 Directors, 6 Playwrights, 40 Black Womxn. I am honored to play the role of Obioye in Queen Nanny by Jazmine Stewart, directed by Tavia Rivee. Premieres on August 28th, 2020. Check out @iamaboldwoman on instagram for more information.   

Orestes 2.0

Going back into the kingdom of Argos set in an abandoned pool in the style of Hotel California. I will be playing the role of Nod in Orestes 2.0 by Chuck Mee, directed by Joe Hendel. Dates: February 26-March 7, 2020 at the Potiker Theatre.

Elektra

First show of my second year of grad school! Playing the role of Orestes in Elektra by Sophocles (translated by Timberlake Wertenbaker) and directed by Juliana Kleist-Mendez. Come join in on the circus from December 2-7, 2019 at the Shank Theatre.

 Jefferson Middle School Monthly

Next up, I will be in my first Wagner New Play Festival production at UCSD, playing the role of MJ in The Jefferson Middle School Monthly by Mara Nelson Greenberg (2nd-year playwright).  Catch me back in my middle school days in the Shank Theatre, May 6-18, 2019.

Everybody Black

First grad school production! Everybody Black by the incredible Dave Harris (second-year MFA Playwright), directed by Steve H. Broadnax III. An all-black ensemble with a black director and black playwright equals magic. Playing Trevor, Alien, and Others. March 6-16, 2019.

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