Omari Newton

Omari Newton

Special Guest
Rotary Centre for the Arts

Omari Newton- Marvel’s Black Panther (animated voice), Voice Acting Workshop

 

Omari is an award-winning professional actor, writer, director, and

a senior instructor at The Vancouver Film School.

 

As a writer, his original Hip Hop theatre piece Sal Capone has received

critical acclaim and multiple productions, including a recent presentation at

Canada’s National Arts Centre. He has been commissioned by Black Theatre

Workshop (BTW) in Montreal to write a companion piece to Sal Capone entitled

Black & Blue Matters.

 

Newton’s work in Speakeasy Theatre’s production of Young Jean Lee’s The

Shipment earned him a 2017-2018 Jessie Richardson Award for Outstanding

Performance by an Actor, as well as a nomination for Best Direction.

 

Notable film & TV credits include: Lucas Ingram on Showcase’s Continuum,

Larry Summers on Blue Mountain State and lending his voice to the Black

Panther in multiple animated projects (Marvel). Most recently, Omari has a

recurring role as Nate on Corner Gas (the animated series) and a recurring role

as Corvus in Netflix’s hit new animated series The Dragon Prince.