Keith A. Wallace Keith A. Wallace

Theater

Keith A. Wallace

Princess Grace Award:
Theater Scholarship, 2016

Keith A. Wallace, an MFA graduate from UC San Diego, is a playwright, actor, filmmaker, and self-proclaimed 'actorvist' who has written, performed and directed for both stage and film. As a Philadelphia, PA native he has an equal passion for artistic expression and community engagement and advocacy. University acting credits: Movers + Shakers, The Cherry Orchard, Death of Driver, Venus, Golden Boy, In the Crowding Darkness, A Lie of the Mind, Grapes of Wrath. Other credits include: Junk (Pulitzer Prize playwright Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes) and Blueprints to Freedom (La Jolla Playhouse), Dance of the Holy Ghosts, Hoodoo Love, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Comedy of Errors, Hairspray, Passing Strange and The Tempest. Directing credits: The Brothers Size (Theater Bay Area Awards: Outstanding Production, Outstanding Ensemble), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. His La Jolla Playhouse commissioned solo play, THE BITTER GAME, had a workshop premiere in the International WOW Festival in October 2015 and was a semi-finalist in the 2016 Sundance Theater Lab and the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference. Keith holds a BA in Drama from Morehouse College. Other training credits: The British American Drama Academy (London, UK), Classical Acting Academy (Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater).


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