Author, actor and singer, Jesse A. Mayfield was our exciting guest on April 15th. Listen to the Podcast:
Jesse A. Mayfield is a versatile actor, singer and writer. He has appeared at both Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center. While serving as the Artistic Director of the famed "Paul Robeson Theatre" in New York, Jesse produced and starred in many notable productions, among them "A Raisin In The Sun", "Ceremonies In Dark Old Men" "God's Creation", and "Of Mice & Men". He has spent much of the last decade in various stage productions. Jesse relocated to Los Angeles a few years ago to pursue greater acting, writing and producing opportunities.
Jesse's touching memoir "Away From My Mother's Watchful Eye" chronicles his experiences growing up in inner-city Brooklyn, New York during the turbulent, social unrest of the 1960s and his being one of the first African-Americans bused to a White school in 1965 in compliance with New York City Board of Educations' initiative to further integrate its' public schools. Always a New Yorker at heart, Jesse presently resides in Los Angeles where he teaches acting. He recently launched Greedy Reedy Productions to develop projects for television and film. His talent management company, LaMarr Talent & Literary Management represents and guides the careers of young, aspiring, entertainment professionals.