Charles Reese

Profile Updated: February 27, 2011
Charles Reese
Residing In: Los Angeles, CA USA
Homepage: www.jamesbaldwinasoulonfire.com
Occupation: Actor/Educator/Producer/ Cultural Consultant
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Charles Reese plays, Jalel, the sardonic foil on the hit webisode, "WHO", available only at www.ajakwetv.com (created by Emmy Award winning writer, Michael Ajakwe, Jr). Charles is a native of Washington, D. C. (NW Section/ShawCommunity)who received his Bachelor's Degree from Morehouse College. Charles is best known for his critically acclaimed Off Broadway performance in "James Baldwin: A Soul on Fire" by the late playwright Howard B. Simon (5 New York AUDELCO Award Nominations). David DeWitt of the New York Times declared,"A Soul on Fire is funny, thrilling and wise buoyed by the passionate performance of Charles Reese in the title role. Reese has a vehicle worthy of his performance."

TV: "Law and Order", "Between The Lions," "The Chris Rock Show," "In The Heat Of The Night", and "Grapevine". Indie Films include: "40" (Karga Seven Pictures) "Sippie" (AFI), "On The Low", "Escape to Heaven" and "Ruby Dreams".

Additional THEATRE: "St. Joan & The Dancing Sickness" by Julie Hebert (Numbers & Ruby's Bucket of Blood) at The Open Fist Theatre/First Look Festival, "At Sunrise" (Attic Theatre), "Sable Rhapsody- A Murder At City Hall" (co-written with Irene Wiley at the Mark Taper Forum Annex), "Emmett Till-50 Years Later" (Highways), "The Griot Trio" (Aaron Davis Hall), "In Dahomey with Opera Singer Shirley Verrett" (New Federal Theatre);

In addition to serving as the Executive Curator for the literary canon of Emmy Award Nominated playwright/poet Howard B. Simon, Charles is also the principal/founder of Teeth & Eyes Communications -- a curatorial consulting venture which utilizes innovative theatrical events as a tool for tolerance, self-esteem, and audience development for the entertainment industry. For additional information on Charles Reese and The James Baldwin Project, contact charlesreese63@gmail.com or visit www.JamesBaldwinASoulOnFire.com

School Story:

Homecoming 1980. McKinley vs. Dunbar. I rode in the back of a hearst (laid out in a black coat) with a sign that said, "Dunbar is Dead" (that may have been the birth of a life in art and culture). Don't remember if we won or not, but the things we would do for your SGA and your school at that time. Priceless. ( I wonder if anybody got pics from that homecoming.LOL)

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Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 1:13 AM
Dr.Athel Q, Liggins,Principal and CHARLES REESE for the official diploma handshake at Constitution Hall circa 1981.
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 1:13 AM
Charles Reese with Academy Award winning actress/activist, Jane Fonda. Opening nite of 33 Variations at the Center Theatre Group. Los Angeles. February 9, 2011
Posted: Feb 08, 2011 at 9:26 PM
Charles Reese. 25th Reunion. Morehouse College. Atlanta, GA. May 15,2010.