Season 4: Rev. Meridian Henry (Blues for Mister Charlie)
Rafael is excited to be a Williams Project Collaborator and work with this group of exceptional artists. Rafael is a founding member New WORLD Theatre's Project 2050 and subsequently 2050 Legacy, where he writes, directs, and performs to advance social progress and justice. 2050 Legacy recently premiered their pre-apocalyptic play CATALYST at the NYC Fringe Festival. Performance Resume includes; NEW YORK: Caesar and Cleopatra (Clurman Theatre, Off-Broadway); Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Metropolitan Playhouse, Obie Award season); I Feel Your Pain (Performa NYC commission, creator Liz Magic Laser, with Kathryn Grody); Thunder Above, Deeps Below (2g-Second Generation, World Premiere by A. Rey Pamatmat). BAY AREA: King Charles III co-production American Conservatory Theatre / Shakespeare Theatre of DC / Seattle Rep; Love and Information, American Conservatory Theatre; at Magic Theatre: runboyrun (World Premiere by Mfoniso Udofia), Grandeur (World Premiere by Han Ong, with Carl Lumbly), and Dogeaters; at California Shakespeare Theatre: The Glass Menagerie, The Tempest, and King Lear (with Anthony Heald); American Buffalo (Theatre Bay Area Best Ensemble Acting, Theatre Critics Circle Best Production, Aurora Theatre Company). OTHER REGIONAL: At Actors Theatre of Louisville: 365 Days/365 Plays, The Open Road Anthology. Film: The Man Who Feared (Invaluable Mind Productions, Official Selection SF Int’l Black Film Fest), Me, You and the Road (C&I Productions), Othello the Web Series (www.ReadySetGoTheatre.com) Rafael is a graduate of the MFA program at American Conservatory Theatre.