Garrett Turner

Theater: Chad Deity in The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Asolo Rep Theatre), Benny in In The Heights (Aurora Theatre), James Thunder Early Jr. in Dreamgirls (Atlanta Lyric Theatre), Ensemble in Sister Act (Asia tour), Ensemble in Memphis (Ivoryton Playhouse). Dominique in The Baker’s Wife (RCSSD), Captain Macheath in The Beggar’s Opera (RCSSD), Walter Lee in A Raisin in the Sun (Queen of Mary UofL), Solo Performance in Reconnect (Queen of Mary UofL), Nicolas in One for the Road (University of St. Andrews), Lead in I Dream A World: Langston Hughes (Emory University), Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Flat Rock Playhouse), Ensemble in All Shook Up (Flat Rock Playhouse), Ensemble in Meet Me in St. Louis (Flat Rock Playhouse).

Other experience: Lead Vocalist in Emperors of Soul (Royal Caribbean Guest Entertainer), Lead Vocalist in Afterparty A Cappella (Professional London Based), Lead Vocalist in The Alleycats A Cappella (University of St. Andrews, Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Poetry Recitation in Atlanta Celtic Christmas (PBS Regional Broadcast), Backup Singer in BabopbyeYa with Janelle Monae (Emory University), Member in NextPhase Hip-Hop Dance Crew (Emory University), Musical Director in AHANA A Cappella (Emory University).

Writing: Reconnect: A Poetry Performance (Queen Mary UofL), I Dream A World: The Life and Work of Langston Hughes (Emory University), Lost for Words (Spelman College).

Skills: Performance- Actor-Singer, A Cappella (8 years), Choral Singing (10 years), Gospel Singing, Jazz Singing, R&B Singing, Scat Singing, Beatboxing, Rap, Hip-Hop Dance, Jazz Dance. Accents- American-Standard (Native), American-Southern, RP. Sports- Basketball (8 years), American Football, Soccer, Swimming. Other- Playwright, Poet, Spoken Word Artist, Public Speaker, Teacher/Preacher, Youth Counselor.

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