BUEKA UWEMEDIMO

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Acting isn’t a game of “pretend.” It’s an exercise in being real.
— Sidney Poitier
 
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Hi, my name is Bueka Uwemedimo. I am a British,Nigerian actor, singer and writer working between Washington, DC and New York City.

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I relocated to the United States (US) a few years ago from London, England after a succesful theatrical career. Since then, I have been fortunate enough to have worked on some amazing projects, some of which are listed below. 


Next Up: Jubilee: Role - Greene Evans - Arena Stage, Washington, DC - April 26, June 2nd, 2019

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TELEVISION:

  • FBI - Co-Star - Conflict Of Interest - Dir. Christine Swanson - CBS Studios

  • Madam Secretary - Co-Star - On Thin Ice - Dir. Felix Enriquez Alcala - CBS Studios

THEATRE:

  • 12 Angry Men - Juror 11 - Fords Theatre, DC - Dir. Sheldon Epps

  • Intimate Apparel - George Armstrong - Everyman Theatre, MD - Dir Tazewell Thompson

  • A Raisin In The Sun - Joseph Asagai - Arena Stage, DC - Dir. Tazewell Thompson

  • The Good Counselor - Ray Heffernon - 1st Stage Theatre, VA - Dir. Alex Levy

  • Ruined - Fortune Mukengenshayi - Everyman Theatre, MD - Dir. Tazewell Thompson

  • The Right Hand Of Fellowship - Harlan Davis - Atlus Art Center, DC - Dir. Marshall Opie

 

MUSICAL THEATRE:

  • The Lion King - King Mufasa - Lyceum Theatre, London West End - Dir. Julie Taymor

  • Magic Of Motown - Edwin Starr - UK & EU Tour - Dir. Michael Taylor

  • Dancing In The Streets - David Ruffin - EU Tour, Flying Music Group - Dir. Keith Strachan

  • Sweet Soul Music - Wilson Pickett - UK Tour Flying Music Group - Dir. Keith Strachan

                    

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Bowie State University - Musical Theatre Adjunct Professor - Dr Gail Medford, Department. Chairperson

  • Sidwell Friends School - After Care Management - Shereen Beydoun, Lower School Principal

  • Westbrook Elementary - Performing Arts Teacher - Flex Academies, Josh Chernikoff, Judy Burnell - COO

  • Thomas W. Pyle Middle School - Music Theatre Teacher - Flex Academies, Josh Chernikoff, Judy Burnell - COO

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

  • GNVQ With Honors In Business Studies - Bromley College, England

  • Voice development, Improvisation, Screen Acting - Actors Studio, London England

 

SPECIAL AWARDS & SKILLS:

  • Helen Hayes Award Nominee

  • Congratulatory Resolution from Baltimore City Councilman William “Pete” Welch

  • Dialects: British, Cockney, RP, USA, Southern, Brooklyn, African Pidgin English, West Indian, Jamaican.

  • Commercial List Available Upon Request.

  • Fight Captain, Stage combat (hand to hand/swords), general weapons (handgun/rifle), improv (general), teleprompter, animated voice overs, driving skills (stick shift), motorcyclist, horseback riding.

 
 
 
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"I aspire to be the best version of myself. Bear with me, I am working on it." - Bueka Uwemedimo

 
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Height
5' 11"

Weight
175 lbs

Hair Color
Black

Eye Color
Brown

UK Representation
London, England - FLP Global Management: Dan Lock http://www.flpmanagement.co.uk


US Representation
New York City: DDO Artists Agency - Gina Manfredi - On Camera: http://ddoagency.com

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