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Eric Lockley

A.R.T.: What to Send Up When It Goes Down. Originally from Baltimore, MD, Lockley is an award-winning actor, writer, comedian, producer, and a founder of two Harlem-based organizations: The Movement Theatre Company and Harlem9. With these organizations Eric has produced critically acclaimed productions and festivals, published anthologies of new plays, and created initiatives that highlight the complexity and diversity of people of color. Spearheading video and social media content for The Movement, Eric has ensured increased visibility, brand consistency, and audience development. Lockley has performed in works by prestigious contemporary playwrights Tarell Alvin McCraney (Choir Boy), Marcus Gardley (Black Odyssey), and Idris Goodwin (How We Got On). Recent screen credits include First Reformed, starring Ethan Hawke, and a role in Season 2 of “Luke Cage” on Netflix. His inspirational short film, The Jump, is available to watch on Amazon.com, and his comedic web-series, “Blacker,” has been on a number of best web series lists. With a passion for #blackboyjoy, Eric regularly creates comedic content for his social media platforms and was recently in the Off-Broadway show #DateMe, flexing his comedy and musical improv muscles. Education/​Training: BFA, NYU/​Tisch. Stay connected and learn more online.

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