"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" CTG/Mark Taper Forum Opening (September 11, 2016) Director Phylicia Rashad (center left) and the cast (Top left to bottom right: Ed Swidey, Damon Gupton, Jason Dirden, Greg Bryan, Nija Okoro, Matthew Henerson, Glynn Turman, Lamar Richardson, Lillias White, and Keith David) pose during the party for the opening night performance of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" CTG/Mark Taper Forum Opening (September 11, 2016)

Director Phylicia Rashad (center left) and the cast (Top left to bottom right: Ed Swidey, Damon Gupton, Jason Dirden, Greg Bryan, Nija Okoro, Matthew Henerson, Glynn Turman, Lamar Richardson, Lillias White, and Keith David) pose during the party for the opening night performance of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

2017 LA Drama Critics Circle Best Ensemble Award Winner - "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" (March 20, 2017)

2017 LA Drama Critics Circle Best Ensemble Award Winner - "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" (March 20, 2017)

Introduction

Welcome! I am on a faith journey to spread light and laughter in the industry, and this website will serve as my official platform to communicate with the public. This is only the beginning, and I look forward to sharing my experiences and testimonies with you all. Here's a fun fact about me: I LOVE to make people feel welcomed, so make yourselves at home!

Reviews

Theatermania (September 2016) - "Sweet and sad as the stuttering Sylvester, Lamar Richardson has the audience rooting for his success."

http://www.theatermania.com/los-angeles-theater/reviews/ma-raineys-black-bottom-mark-taper_78509.html?utm_source=twitter&

The Hollywood Reporter (September 2016)  - [Cover Photo Feature]

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/ma-raineys-black-bottom-theater-928968?utm_source=twitter

Awards

Best Ensemble & McCulloh Award for Revival - LA Drama Critics Circle Awards - March 2017

UCB Diversity Scholarship - March 2015

Representation

Management: Vanguard Management Group (LA/NYC)

Commercial: Aqua Talent Agency (Los Angeles)

Hands: CloseUp Models (LA) / Parts Models (NYC)