– Professional Actor, Writer, Slam poet and MC
Montreal-born artist Omari Newton is a professional actor, writer, Slam poet and MC whose work can be found on television, film, stage or radio.
His stage work in has earned him favorable reviews and awards. Some career highlights include a best supporting actor nomination (soiree des masques) for his work in the Centaur Theatre’s production of Joe Penhal’s “Blue Orange” (Christopher). The play also went on to win best English language production. His original Hip Hop Theatre Piece “Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy Of was nominated for numerous awards including best original script (Montreal.English.Theatre.Awards) and best production.
He is a proud Graduate of Concordia University’s Communication Studies program. As a writer, he is working on the completion of his original Hip Hop theatre piece “Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy of” which is being produced in both Montreal & Vancouver in 2013. Fans of TV may know him as “Larry” on cult classic comedy Blue Mountain State, or as Lucas Ingram on breakout Sci Fi hit Continuum.