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AARON PHILLIPS (Man In Red) - Aaron Phillips is a Native Houstonian whom you may recognize from Houston’s The Ensemble Theater production of Christmas Is Comin Uptown as Ghost Of Future and featured in other roles like title role in Shakespeare’s Macbeth at LSC and Smokey Joe’s Cafe at Texas Rep. He has worked at multiple theaters: HITS Theater, Texas Repertory Theater, HFAC, The Ensemble Theater, Fade to Black, 10X10 and PMT Productions. He studied theater at Lone Star and was accepted in the Sam Houston State University Musical Theater program where he also learned Acting for The Camera. You can see him featured in Award winning short film Special Delivery:The Package (now available) on Amazon Video. He is currently working on other film project series and will be venturing in to other spectrums of talents and art. “Be Colorful, Be True, Be U to the fullest”  -Aaron C

HIKO ADDISON  (Man in Orange) Hiko Addison is enthralled to be part of FOR COLORED BOYZ… Originally from Seattle, Washington Hiko graduated from Central Washington University with a BFA in Theatre Performance.  He has presented a variety of different characters ranging from M.L.K. in Katori Hall's THE MOUNTAINTOP, Oberon/Theseus in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, The Great Mage Steve in SHE KILLS MONSTERS, and Creon Pandit in PECONG. He hopes that everyone who participates in this theatre experience takes with them the heart, ambition and passion it takes to take part in the manifestation of a dream as a Black man. 

JEREMIAH C. GRAY (Man in Blue) began his artistic career at a young age studying classical ballet. From there, he ventured into theater and music. Realizing his passion for the trio was equal, he studied theater at George Washington Carver Magnet High of the Engineering and Performing Arts then continuing his studies at Prairie View A&M University. His works include but not limited to Fences (Gabe) Passing Strange (Mr. Venus) Dreamgirls (James Thunder Early) Black Nativity (Dancer) Burlesque Masterpiece (Dancer) and the list goes on. With aspirations of stepping into the role of Artistic Director for a mainstream company, Jeremiah has found a new passion in cultivating young artists in creating their own definition of artistry. Instagram: @justmrgray

TURELL ROBINS (Understudy)  has always had an itch for entertaining since a young age. Singing in the adult choir at the age of 9 and also participating in marching and concert bands up until his junior year of college, performing in front of a large crowd comes to him naturally.  Born in Houston, Tx and raised in Monroe, La the dream of getting into acting was always in his spirit. He is a fairly new actor and has had his debut performance in “When a Temptation Comes” of the 1989 Dreams Production in the role of Deveon. He also will be in the upcoming stage play “Everything Growns in The Valley, A Few Good Men” DNP Productions, and also the upcoming Short series “Psych Me Out” Big Fine Productions. He is elated and eager to see where his acting career leads him. 

CHRISTOPER JONES (Man In Green) - From Opelousas, Louisiana, Chris is one of four from a single parent household. He currently resides in Houston, Texas where he attends Texas Southern University. There he is a student of excellence as he’s an honor student, 2019-2020 Head Drum Major to the historical Ocean of Soul Marching Band, and a Residential Assistant for the freshman dorms. Chris has made his mark here in Houston as he has performed in a number of productions. Only 20 years of age, he aspires to travel the world performing on stage after stage.

DERRICK GIBBS (Man In Black) - Derrick Gibbs is a native of Little Rock, Arkansas and he is delighted to work with The Creative Co-Lab. Derrick is an accomplished vocalist and director. Derrick was last seen as The Tin Man in Harold Trotter’s gospel production of OZ. Derrick is no stranger to the music industry. He released an album with Pro Squad titled Gospel Couture in April of 2013. Theatre credits include: The Wiz (The Tin Man), Dreamgirls (Curtis) and The Color Purple. Derrick is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musician, producer, and recording engineer. He’s worked with industry greats such as Dave Hollister, Kim Burrell, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Dr. Judith Christie-McAllister, Tamela Mann, James Fortune, Le’andria Johnson and many others. 

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