Jamar Jones

Resident Company Member 2021-2024

PlayMakers: Company member and graduate of UNC’s Professional Actor Training Program Class of 2024. Fat Ham, Much Ado About Nothing, The Legend of Georgia McBride, Hamlet, Emma, Blues for an Alabama Sky, A Wrinkle in Time, Stick Fly (u/s perf.), The Skin of Our Teeth. The Tempest (PlayMakers Mobile). Pass Over, Circle Back, Den of Thieves, The Brothers Size (PlayMakers/UNC Ground Floor). Assistant Director: How I Learned What I Learned. Ground Floor Series Producer: 2022-23 and 2023-24.

Regional: The Prom (Theatre Raleigh); Black Like Me (Chautauqua Theater Company); Everybody (Cadence/Virginia Rep); Fires in the Mirror, Passing Strange (Firehouse Theatre); Fences, Akeelah and the Bee (Virginia Repertory Theatre); Red Velvet (Richmond Shakespeare); An Octoroon, Topdog/Underdog (TheatreLab); Free Man of Color (The Heritage Ensemble Theatre Company); and Choir Boy (Richmond Triangle Players/THETC).

Education/Awards:  The College of William and Mary, B.A. Sociology and Theatre. 2022 RTCC Award, Best Lead Performance- Play for Fires in the Mirror, 2020 RTCC Award, Ernie McClintock Best Ensemble Acting for Passing Strange, 2019 Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Award, Best Actor in a Leading Role – Play for An Octoroon.

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