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Harry Waters, Jr.

Harry Waters, Jr. created the role of Belize in the first production of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes in 1991 and portrayed Marvin Berry in Back to the Future. He has appeared at the Guthrie, Penumbra Theater Company, Mixed Blood, Ten Thousand Things Theater, Pangea World Theatre, Park Square (as Coalhouse Walker Jr.in Ragtime) and Pillsbury House Theatre. He is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Theatre and Dance Department at Macalester College, where he has directed productions of Runaways, Proof, Angels in America Part I: Millennium Approaches, The Colored Museum, Tartuffe, Cabaret, The Laramie Project, a student piece Hip Hop Hope and The Cradle Will Rock. He is working with his son, Jordon Waters, on Wing It (inspired by the tale of Icarus and Daedalus).

Associated Sessions:
Preparing for Action: A Practical Use of Theater for Social Change, Day One and Day Two