What Are You Running From
What Are You Running From

New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch, NJ

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison, NJ

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Love's Labour's Lost
Love's Labour's Lost

Scranton Shakespeare Festival, Scranton, PA

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What Are You Running From
What Are You Running From

New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch, NJ

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DARIN F. EARL II

he/they

Hey, hi, hello!


It's your favorite dad hat-wearing, Marvel-stanning, altruistic first-generation Jamaican-American queer artist from the armpit of America! Humble beginnings started us out as a writer and singer, receiving a BA in Theatre & Journalism at Rider University in 2016. I've studied physical theater, commedia del arte, and devised theatre at St. Mary's University of Twickenham in England.

I have explored clowning, carpet theater, biomechanics, stage combat (staff), basic gymnastics, and other avenues of stage performance. I am (fiinally) exploring voiceover work, acting for the screen, writing for the screen, as well as producing for both (stage/screen.) Reinhard Agency, based in Philly, has had their grip on me since the summer of 2021.

I moonlight as an admin for HPI School of Allied Health in my hometown and the Director of Programming for a queer service organization, Beta Gamma Chi Fraternity, Inc. I'm the fun, unapologetic Guncle, a Puppy Papa, and the thorn in my long-term partner's side since 2013. My Main Character flaws are loving the #1 band in the world Paramore, obsessing over turtles, and juggling more than 4 projects at any given moment.

I would love to hear from you, even if it's just to talk about your day!

Sending ya love & light,

-D.

 
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PERFORMANCE CREDITS

Non-Union, EMC | 5'9" | Represented by Reinhard Agency

lindsey@reinhardagency.com

FILM

Scripted, Independent

"The Devil's Playground" (2022) - Lead - Dir. A.J. Ciccotelli

"The Dennis Boys" (2022) - Lead - Dir. S. Schaffer

"825 Forest Road" (2022) - Lead - Dir. S. Cognetti

"Our Window" (2021) - Lead - Dir. E. Duncan

"Colors and Patterns" (2021) - Lead - Dir. D. Earl II

"Real Laws in Real Places" (2021) - Featured - Dir. L. Samuel

"Out of Mind" (2020) - Lead - Dir. A. Rosario"Avocadon't" (2019) - Lead - Dir. D. Monico

"Foul Play" (2019) - Supporting - Dir. A. Tyson

"Takeout" (2018) - Supporting - Dir. A. Tyson
"Ripples of Water" (2018) - Featured - Dir. A. Ciccotelli

"There Comes a Time" (2018) - Featured - Dir. A. Clinton

THEATER

Regional

"Soft Animals" - Dylan - Vivid Stage, Summit, NJ

"Jersey Cantana" - Daniel - The Theatre Project, Maplewood, NJ

"Love's Labour's Lost" - Ferdinand, King of Navarre - Scranton Shakespeare Festival, Scranton, PA

"The Giant Void in My Soul" - Fool # 1 - Luna Stage, West Orange, NJ

"The Last Days of Judas Iscariot" - Jesus - In Death's Company, Budd Lake, NJ

"What Are You Running From?" - One - New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch, NJ

"The Importance of Being Earnest" - Algernon Moncrieff - Somerset Valley Players, Somerset, NJ

"As You Like It" - Orlando - TSquared Productions, Montclair, NJ
"4,000 Miles" - Leo Joseph-Connell - TSquared Productions, Montclair, NJ

"Herstory: Shakespeare" - Hamlet/Othello - St. James Players, Montclair, NJ

"Death of a Salesman" - Happy Loman - Somerset Valley Players

"Taming of the Shrew" - Lucentio/Curtis - ATC Studios, Lambert Castle, Paterson, NJ

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - Philostrate/Puck - Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, Madison, NJ

"Romeo & Juliet" - Friar Laurence/Lord Montague/Peter - Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, Madison, NJ

"Bayou" - Miles/Cal - Breaking Through the Box, Open Arts PAC, Bordentown, NJ

"Fire & Desire" - Bruce - Rahway Culture Crawl - Hamilton Stage PAC, Rahway, NJ

"Faith in Shackles" - The Spirit - NJ Fringe Festival, Eagle Theatre, Hammonton, NJ

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - Demetrius/Flute/Thisbe - ATC Studios, Lambert Castle, Paterson, NJ

"Packing" - Alex - Luna Stage, Co., West Orange, NJ

"Packing" - Alex - Mayo PAC, Morristown, NJ

"Titus Andronicus" - Aaron - Breaking Through the Box, Mercer Park Festival Grounds, NJ

"When We First Saw Each Other" - Noah - Luna Stage, West Orange, NJ

"Almost, Maine" - East/Lendall/Randy/Dave - BTBB, Open Arts PAC, Bordentown, NJ

"Inferno" - Damian - The Flea Theatre, NY

"Dying to Live" - Lead - Jersey Shore Arts Center, Ocean Grove, NJ

"Poker Night" - Supporting - Jersey Shore Arts Center, Ocean Grove, NJ

"The Road" - Ralphy - Jersey Shore Arts Center, Ocean Grove, NJ

"The History of Us" - Lead - Jersey Shore Arts Center, Ocean Grove, NJ

"Morgan's Big Biology Test" - Narrator/Mr. Junk - Harlem Hospital Center, NY

THEATER

International

"Gallathea" - Melebeus/Hebe - Dionysian International Student Theater Festival, Dakovo, Croatia
"A Night of Musicals" - Collins (Rent) - St. Mary's University of Twickenham, England, UK
"Sinderella" - Ensemble - St. Mary's University of Twickenham, England, UK

THEATER

Educational:
Rider University - Lawrenceville, NJ

"Gallathea" - Melebeus/Hebe
"Ubu Roi" - Ensemble

"Branch Out's 113 Monster Mash (Murder Mystery)" - Dracula

"Reasons to be Pretty" - Male Understudy

"Our Town" - Ensemble

"The Human Heart" - Collins (Rent); Macklemore (Same Love)

"The Misanthrope" - Ensemble

MUSICAL THEATER

Regional

"Sweet Charity" - Daddy Brubeck - SSF, Scranton, PA

"We Will Rock You" - Ensemble - SSF, Scranton, PA

"Professionally Developed" - Aaron - JOB Productions, NJEA Teacher's Convention, Atlantic City, NJ

"Cats!" - Rum Tum Tugger - JOB Productions, Doris M. Byrne PAC, Caldwell, NJ

"Hairspray" - Gilbert/Thad - JOB Productions, Elizabeth, NJ
"Rent!" - Benjamin Coffin, III - Kent Place School, NJ

TRAINING

BA Theatre
Rider University
Lawrencevile, NJ
2012-2016

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Fellowship - Workshops, Regional Tour, Shakespearean text
Luna Stage/NJ PlayLab, PlayGym - Cold Reading, Play analysis
Alen Čelić/Aleksandar Acev, Croatia ISTF - Carpet Theatre/Biomechanics
La Strada Ensemble Theatre - Assistant Technical Director Residency
Carter Gill: The Comic Performer Workshop - Comedy/Clowning
St. Mary's University of Twickenham - Dance, Gymnastics, Physical Theatre, Commedia, Mask work

SPECIAL SKILLS & INTERESTS

Friend tested,
Family approved!

Cheek flapping
Animal friendly
Crossing eyes
Track & Field
Sightreading (Vocal)
Intermediate Guitar
Intermediate Piano 
Learning boxing
Learning skateboard
Learning gymnastics
Learning ASL
NJ driver's license/Passport
Voiceover reel available upon request

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