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MIZAN
KIRBY

DIANA WILLIAMS

Mizan Kirby is a New York based actress with decades of experience on the stage and screen. She has played a range roles, such as Bessie Coleman in Only the Sky is Free (dir. Duane Jones), Valaida in Hot Snow (dir. Imani Douglas of DramaLeague), and Amanda in Sherlock Holmes and the Hands of Othello. Kirby also has extensive training in improvisation. Mention of Kirby’s extensive career is in the book The History of African American Theatre by Errol G. Hill.

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MARLEY GREGORY

WILBY GOULD

Marley Gregory is a theatrically trained actor with nearly a decade of experience. He has performed across the U.S. and twice in London, England at the International Youth Arts Festival (IYAF) during the summers of 2014 and 2015 at the Rose Theatre. His recent lead performance in Garden of the Gods garnered him a

.nomination for “Best Actor” at the Georgia Shorts Film Festival 

LAMONT
WILLIAMS

REVEREND CRAWFORD

Lamont studied acting under the Late Great Mimi Eisman. Amongst his credits are MOVIE appearances in, Terrance Afer-Anderson's ' THE BLACK WALNUT".  Lamont has an extensive television resume. He has appeared in the Discovery Channel's " The FBI Files, The New Detectives, The Prosecutor's, Special Forces and Diagnosis Unknown. Also, 2 two hour MOVIES of the week including The Deadly Dentist, and Code of silence. No stranger to Theatre, he has performed in several theatrical productions such as Terrance-Afer-Anderson's TEMPEST, THE FIFTH, THE CROWN OF LIFE, and RAINBOW PARK.

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ELISE
RACKEMANN

CAROLINE LAURENS

ELISE RACKEMANN is a New York based actor, born and raised on the Gold Coast in Australia. Film: FIX (Vincent Van Der Velde), Who Killed Pushkin? (Jump Room Films), The Hunt (Vincent D’Alesandro), Maybe I Want (Liimelite), Look At What The Light Did Now (Brian Imakura). Theatre: Clybourne Park, Top Girls, A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It (Stella Adler),Pro-Em (Dramatists Guild),Besieged (STS Theatre Aus). Elise attended the Sydney Theatre School majoring in Theatre in Australia, before completing the 3 Year Day Conservatory Program at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City. 

JEFFREY PHILLIPS

HENRY HIGHLAND GARNET

Mr. Phillips has an extensive acting experience both in film and theatre including Out of Gas (2019), and The Emmitt Till Story, and No Weapon (2014). Mr. Phillips is also Deputy Sheriff for the Newport News (VA) Police Department.

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MALIQUE
HAWKINS

GEORGE

Malique Hawkins is a professional actor with 17 years of experience in stage, television, film, and print. Malique is known for his appearances on UPtv and TV One as well as his co-starring roles in "Troop 491: The Adventures of the Muddy Lions" and “The Wages of Sin”. Additionally, Malique worked alongside Dawnn Lewis and Tony Terry in the domestic violence movie, "Cycle".  Terry in the domestic violence movie, "Cycle". Ma 

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KENDRA CHIDEYA

CORNELIA READ

Kendra Chideya is an actress, model, writer, and director. Her theatre credits include School for Wives (Enrique), Dog Sees God (Van’s Sister U/S), and Twelfth Night (Attendant). In the midst of the global pandemic, she made her virtual theatrical debut with the production “Pheromone: An Awkward Olfactory Inquiry” written by Rachel Graf Evans and directed by Kevin Hoffmann. She has also directed three plays entitled ‘Sorry Right Number’ written by Stephen King, ‘Ruby’s Baby Blue’ written by TJ Young, and ‘Grounded’ by George Brant. Some of her film credits include Ketchup, Please (Eliza), Cheat Day (Schuyler), The Right Black (Jessica), A Walk In The Park (Nicole), and several others. 

Recently, she has wrapped for a film which will premiere later this year, got cast as the lead in a mini-series that's starting production this year.  She is a graduate of Elon University in 2021 with a degree in BFA Acting.

HOPE BLACKSTOCK

JULIA WILLIAMS GARNET

Ms. Blackstock has exploded onto the scene as a talented up-and-coming actor in New York where she has landed key reoccurring roles in several series including Manifest (NBC/Warner Bros. 2021), FBI Most Wanted (CBS/Universal, 2020) and Law & Order: Organized Crime (NBC, New York, 2021). She has dazzled us recently, playing the role of the courageous abolitionist, Julia Williams Garnet, who was also the collaborator and speech writer and spouse of the famous Henry Highland Garnet.

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AARON
ZAPF

CAPTAIN MAFFITT

Aaron (Capt. Maffitt) is an accomplished, award-winning actor with more than eight years of experience in film, theatre and stunts. As an accomplished martial artist, Aaron started out as a stuntman and transitioned into acting full-time. Some of his film credits include: The Dirty Kind, Executive Produced by Michael Madsen (Journalist), Self-Servers (Tyler), and Blink (Jeremiah Daniels).  this he

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MALCOLM
CAMPBELL

DAVID

Malcolm Campbell was born in New Jersey and raised in North Carolina by parents Frank and Donna Campbell.
       Malcolm would attend North Carolina Central University where he earn a bachelors degree in Mass Communication.
       It is also where his love of acting would emerge. After several Off-Broadway productions Malcolm would be signed 
       by Talent One agency where he would go on to appear in many television and film productions.

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ASHLEY STINNETT

T.C. WORTH

Ashley Stinnett is an American actor, writer and filmmaker. Born in Huntington, WV, Ashley began acting in theatre as a child. Since then, he has appeared on television, multiple short and feature films along with numerous commercials. Ashley currently resides in West Virginia with his wife and three sons.

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DENZEL
MURPH

ANDREW

Denzel Murph is a videographer as well as an actor. He's well suited for being in front of the camera just as good as he is behind the scenes. Before helping with the newly released film "Mama's Hands", Denzel's passion for film and media came while studying and receiving his Bachelor's Degree at Norfolk State University. During the same year he graduated from NSU, he became an editor/videographer at WTKR (News Channel 3). Since then, Denzel has been working in the medical field at Jencare Senior Medical Center and doing what he loves the most, which is creating videos and bringing smiles and laughter to the neediest population. Denzel's life goal is to bring awareness and to help the homeless 

.population in the Hampton Roads area