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marcus d. harvey

  • Head of Acting Department
  • Theater Arts: Acting III
  • Drama: Acting I

Award-winning actor/writer/singer/director & educator, marcus d. harvey holds his MFA in Acting from Brooklyn College, MA in Dramatic Writing for Social Change from NYU and dual undergraduate degrees in Dramatic Arts and Performance Studies from UNC-Chapel Hill.

As an actor, he has performed for such companies as Lean Ensemble (Hilton Head, SC), National Black Theatre (Harlem, NY), Triad Stage (Greensboro, NC) , The Old Vic (London), Playmaker’s Rep (Chapel Hill, NC), Illinois Shakespeare Festival (Normal, IL), WAM Theatre (Lenox, MA), and TADA! Theatre (New York). He has been on the small and big screen.

As a writer, he has written two solo shows, Are We Not Men? and baba.  He is currently at work on his first full length play centered around black men and suicide/depression.

As a director, he has directed for Marymount Manhattan College, LaGuardia Community College, Potomac Theatre Project, Harlem 9 working with Nikkole Salter and recently directed a suicide awareness project in Albany, NY.

marcus is the Head of Acting for Waterwell’s Drama at Professional Performing Arts School. He is also a faculty member at Montclair State University & New Jersey City University, where he teaches Acting. He has also taught at Baruch College, Marymount Manhattan College & LaGuardia Community College where he taught.  He has also taught August Wilson and his works as a part of Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company August Wilson Monologue Competition.