Classically Trained Actor, Marcus Murphy Teaches Children the Fundamentals of Acting
A native of Washington, D.C. Marcus Murphy is a classically trained actor with ten years of experience. Most recently he could be found playing Rashad Robinson in The Souls of Black Pebbles by Anthony Green. He also entertained audiences as Paul in the Off-Broadway production, Until the Flood by Dael Orlandersmith, D.J in Kenosis in Wonderland by Kenya Crawford, and Sleek Art Buyer in What Would Picasso Do by Andrew Brooks.
Marcus received his B.A. in Political Science from The University of District of Columbia. While pursuing his degree he filmed various features and short films ranging from different characters and music videos. After graduation, Marcus sought out award-winning playwright and acting coach Kelsey Collie to further his studies in script analysis, character development, scene study, and voice.
Marcus wanted to give back to his community, so he started teaching young children the fundamentals of acting. His grounding in technique and the new skills he has gained has prepared him for a new and exciting chapter in his professional life. For as long as memory serves, Marcus Murphy has been telling stories. He has spent the last nine years exploring how stories are told through performing. Like most performers, Marcus had to wear many hats to productions come to life. He has written, acted, directed, produced, and assisted with the crew to get the job done. When it comes to acting, stage, and film, Marcus has done it all.
Marcus also holds a Paralegal certification from The University of District of Columbia and has been working with students in his free time for the last four years. Marcus prides himself on the transformations of his students while studying acting with him. His plans are to continue to teach publicly and privately while he pursues another postgraduate degree in legal Law.
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