Actor: Edwin Brown ’09

Edwin Brown

• Citizenship Award winner
• President of Drama Club
• Best actor and best male vocalist awards
• Poet Laureate Finalist

After GDS
• Received BFA in acting from Howard University in 2013
• Attended a two-month Shakespeare Intensive at British
American Drama Academy in Oxford, England
• Scholarship to University of Missouri-Kansas City as an MFA Acting Candidate

Edwin Brown, class of ’09, fell in love with acting during his years at Greensboro Day School. In addition to serving as the president of the drama club during his senior year, Brown performed in several school productions including the lead role of the King in “The King and I,” “The Cherry Orchard” and “Les Miserables.” Brown also assisted with Lower School drama productions in addition to performing in the chorus and other school clubs and activities. He studied acting at Howard University, graduating with a BFA in 2013. While there, he was taught by the legendary Al Freeman, Jr., and shared the stage with Debbie Allen and Avery Brooks. After graduating from Howard University, he attended a two-month Shakespeare intensive at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England. He is continuing to study acting and dialect coaching in the master’s program at University of Missouri-Kansas City. He also recently received an acting credit on the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) for his work in a Smithsonian Channel remake.

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