Eric B. Anthony
A native of Baltimore, MD, Eric began performing professionally at age 14. He made his Broadway debut in "The Lion King", and went on to the Broadway casts of "Hairspray", and "Mary Poppins". Some of his favorite theatre roles to date are C.C. White in "Dreamgirls"(2013 Broadway World Best Featured Actor in a Musical Award nominee), Scarecrow in "The Wiz"(2011 Broadway World Best Actor in a Musical Award nominee), and Asa in "bonded"(2012 NAACP Best Supporting Actor Theatre Award nominee). Eric grew up performing in Baltimore City at the Arena Players Inc., the oldest African-American Community Theatre in America; and also studied acting at the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, receiving the "Spirit of Carver" Award upon graduating. Eric received the Eubie Award from the Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center, for his achievement in the Arts. He was a Presidential Scholar in the Arts finalist, after being awarded a Level 1 Theatre Award from the YoungArts foundation; also, a Gold Medal recipient in the NAACP ACT-SO competition. He's a proud member of SAG-AFTRA, AEA, and the NAACP! Since moving to Los Angeles, Eric has performed at the Pantages Theatre, Long Beach Opera, Los Angeles Theatre Center, twice at the Hollywood Bowl, and was nominated for an Ovation Award for his work in the world premiere of L. Trey Wilson's "Something Happened" at Pacific Stages. Eric believes in giving back to his community, and has partnered with programs that allow him to work with inner-city children in LA, and also in his hometown. He teaches acting to underprivileged students; and reads to elementary school, and terminally-ill children for the LA BookPALS. Eric thanks his family and friends for their unconditional love and support. He gives all glory and honor to GOD for everything in his life.
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