Danyé Brown

Adjunct Lecturer

Biography

Danyé Brown is an actor/director residing in Los Angeles, CA by way of Atlanta, GA with roots in Detroit, MI.

Directing Experience: Binghamton University: The Puzzled Peace (Devised) Georgia State University: Flyin’ West by Pearl Cleage. Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company: Wrong River by Josh Wilder, Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morriseau (AD to Jamil Jude) and Nina Simone: Four Women by Christina Ham (AD to Michele Shay). Southwest Arts Center: Moments in Life (Devised). Clark Atlanta University: Live and in Color by Danitra Vance. Tri – Cities High School: Almost Maine by John Cariani, For Colored Girls… by Ntozake Shange, In the Heights the Musical by Hudes and Miranda, Crowns by Regina Taylor and Grease the Musical by Jacobs and Casey.

Danyé’s regional theatre credits include: Actor’s Express (GA): The Color Purple. Synchronicity Theatre (GA): Ripe Frenzy. Alliance Theatre (GA): Shrek the Musical, God of Carnage. Georgia Shakespeare Company (GA): Macbeth. Tupac Center for the Arts (GA): In Her Defense: Afeni Shakur. City Equity Theatre (AL): Ruined. Matrix Theatre (CA): Stick Fly. Ruby Complex Theatre (CA): Southern Girls. Stella Adler Theatre (CA): For Colored Girls. Plowshares Theatre Company (MI): Spunk, Crowns.

Danye Brown has also performed overseas in Edinburgh, Scotland at The Famous Grouse House Theatre as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the title role of the broadway musical, Sarafina by Mbongeni Ngema.

Educational Experience: Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre (Acting/Directing) at Binghamton University. Part-Time Assistant Professor of Theatre at Kennesaw State University. Adjunct Professor of Theatre at Clark Atlanta University and Atlanta Metro State College. Director of Drama/Musical Theatre at Tri-Cities High School in Atlanta, GA.

Education/Training
MFA in Theatre (Acting), The University of California, Los Angeles
BA in Speech and Drama, Virginia Union University