An Evening With Ron Canada At AACC


Theater AACC will host an evening with actor, director and producer Ron Canada on April 20 at 7:00pm in Anne Arundel Community College’s humanities building, room 112.

Canada’s acting credits include Iago to Patrick Stewart’s Othello, Troy Maxson in August Wilson’s “Fences,” Emmet Tate in “Zooman and The Sign,” Simon in “The Whipping Man,” and originating the role of Duncan Troy in “Headstrong,” which earned him an Audelco Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor. Off Broadway, he played Azell Abernathy during “In Old Age.”

He has guest starred on scores of television series. Most recently, Canada completed episodes of "The Orville," "Seven Seconds," "Jack Ryan," "Madame Secretary" and "The Good Fight." Canada’s film credits include “The Discovery” with Robert Redford and Rooney Mara, “Wedding Crashers,” “Cinderella Man,” “The Human Stain,” “The United States of Leland,” “The American President” and “The Hunted.” He received the Dallas Film Critics Award and significant national attention for his performance as Otis Payne in “Lone Star.”

Canada has worked twice with director Chris Columbus in “Adventures in Babysitting” and “Home Alone 2.” His directing credits include the world premiere of “Spin Off” by Bernard Pomerance, “The Invested,” “Lights Up on the Fade Out,” “The Maids” and “Bus Stop.” Canada is also an Emmy-winning television newsman.

Theater AACC’s guest artist lecture series hosts industry professionals from the theatrical and film world to engage in talkbacks and masterclasses with students.

The event is free, but registration is required. For preregistration information, sign up on Eventbrite.


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