The World Is My Home – The Life of Paul Robeson
Jamaican born and Brooklyn bred, Stogie Kenyatta was classically trained at the Afro American Studio in Harlem, the Henry St. Settlement and Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble. He was a finalist in the New York State Theatre competition with Artistic Director, John Houseman. An avid athlete, Stogie excelled in basketball, football, swimming and martial arts.
He went west to college, where he studied, screenwriting and political science at the University of California and later privately with Ivan Markota at the Van Mar Academy for Television and Film acting.
He has amassed over 25 television credits from sitcoms, film to soap opera’s. Stogie has tremendous range as an actor. He is a character actor with leading man looks and has authentic Jamaican and African dialects.
In 1994 Stogie took to the stage as a stand up comedian and in a few years, he was performing at comedy clubs around the United States. His comedy is clean and has been described as witty, sarcastic and charming with a Caribbean flair. He has co–headlined a USO comedy tour in Tokyo, Japan and Okinawa. He has appeared on the Gulf of Mexico, the south of France, and London, England as well as several Caribbean Islands.
Stogie has written seven screenplays, some of which were optioned, as well as writing and performing this acclaimed one man show.
Monday, October 4th – @8:00pm – The National Art Gallery – American Embassy Night
Tuesday, October 5th – @8:00pm – The National Art Gallery
Wednesday, October 6th – @8:00pm – The National Art Gallery