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Dwayne P. Mitchell

Dwayne P. Mitchell (he/him) is an award-winning artist, activist, and actor, committed to creating space and opportunity for young Black artists and creators of color in every area of the arts. He earned a BA in Music from Fisk University, a historically Black institution. He also holds an MFA in Musical Theatre from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

Dwayne has performed nationally and internationally, and is currently starring as Dennis Edwards in the First National Tour of Broadway‘s Tony award-winning musical Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations.

Having lived, worked, served, and taught in the Boston community, he informs us that he is “honored to reunite with this community’s network of Black creators as an artist and as the curator for #HellaBlack Live MixTape Vol. 5: Soul.”