Damian Norfleet Biography

 
Bio:

Damian Norfleet is an award-winning, critically-acclaimed actor of stage and screen. Norfleet played the role of Smith in the Drama Desk Award­-nominated production of The Threepenny Opera at Marvell Repertory Theater; was nominated for an IRNE Award for Best Actor for his performance as ... (read more)

 

Bio:

Damian Norfleet is an award-winning, critically-acclaimed actor of stage and screen. Norfleet played the role of Smith in the Drama Desk Award­-nominated production of The Threepenny Opera at Marvell Repertory Theater; was nominated for an IRNE Award for Best Actor for his performance as ... (read more)

Damian Norfleet is an award-winning, critically-acclaimed actor of stage and screen. Norfleet played the role of Smith in the Drama Desk Award­-nominated production of The Threepenny Opera at Marvell Repertory Theater; was nominated for an IRNE Award for Best Actor for his performance as Coalhouse in Ragtime at Fiddlehead Theatre Company where he returned to play The Lion in The Wiz; and won an ATAC Globe award for Best Actor for his performance as Ken in Smokey Joe’s Café. Additionally, he appeared as Curtis Taylor Jr. in Dreamgirls for Ivoryton Playhouse, Joe in Showboat for Lamplite Theater, and Old Deuteronomy in Cats at Ocean City Theatre. In addition to doing established stage works, Damian actively participates in workshops, including Yeast Nation (by the Tony-winning creators of Urinetown) at the Perseverance Theater, Makandal at the Guggenheim Museum Theater, Go West! (Village People musical), Casanova at AMAS Musical Theater, and multiple new shows with the Prospect Theater Company. Mr. Norfleet appeared in the inaugural cast of After Midnight aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. A former resident artist at the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, Mr. Norfleet is also an advocate for new American operas. He recently played Frederick Douglass in the new opera Truth, and originated the role of John Tubman in Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed with The American Opera Project in New York City. On screen, Damian can be seen as the Emcee in the feature film Outliving Emily (starring Andre Braugher, Phylicia Rashad, and Olympia Dukakis) and as Edmund in the comedy series CO-Operation.