Hamilton actor lectures on campus Jan. 29

Bryan Terrell Clark in costume for his role as George Washington in the Broadway musical Hamilton Bryan Terrell Clark, an accomplished actor and singer best known for his starring role as George Washington in the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, presents the Youngstown State University Skeggs Lecture 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in Ford Theater in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus.

The presentation, titled “Finding Your Purpose: From Baltimore to Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’”, is free, but seating is on a first come, first served basis

Clark, a native of Baltimore who graduated from the Yale School of Drama and Temple University, made his Broadway debut playing the iconic role of Marvin Gaye in Motown: The Musical, which received a 2014 Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album. Numerous television appearances include Netflix’s When They See Us, OWN’s Queen Sugar, CBS’s NCIS: New Orleans, Blue Bloods, Person of Interest, Unforgettable, CSI: NY and The Unit.

He is the co-founder of inDEFINED, an initiative launched in 2017 that inspires and teaches young people to use their voices to erase constrictive labels in society. The online apparel brand raises money for various charities and philanthropic organizations and supports arts education for at-risk youth. 

For more information, email jmleviseur@ysu.edu.