Kalyne Coleman (She/Hers) is from Richmond, Virginia and is a graduate from the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA in Acting program. She has a BA in Communications and Theater from the University of Pennsylvania and additional training from the Black Arts Theater Intensive, Actors Studio Drama School, and Goldsmiths University of London. Coming up, she will participate in the 2020 ABC Discovers Talent Showcase. Last summer, she originated the role of Leigh in the World Premiere of America v. 2.1: The Sad Demise and Eventual Extinction of the American Negro by Stacey Rose at Barrington Stage Company. This production won the 2019 Broadway World Berkshires Outstanding Play Production Award. Theater credits include Nella Pea in Black Odyssey (Trinity Rep), Gabriella in References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, Brutus in Julius Caesar, Selector in How We Got On, Mrs. Sauce in Marie Antoinette, and Henrietta in Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Brown/Trinity Rep),Young Fannie Lou/Myrlie Evers, A Seat at the Table (Rites and Reason), Lady Anne, Richard III and Rosaline, Love’s Labour’s Lost (Shakespeare Academy at Stratford) Beneatha, Raisin in the Sun and Latisha, The Story (4A, UPenn). Fun Fact: I used to work at Drama Book Shop in NYC and credit them with a 2nd MFA education.

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