HOLLYWOOD, CA, Thursday August 26, 2021 – Theatre of Arts, the longest-running acting school in Los Angeles, today announced that Rogelio Douglas III (RD3) will join its esteemed faculty for the fall term beginning August 31st, teaching Movement I to all TOA conservatory students.
Rogelio is a Black and Afro-Latino actor, spoken-word poet, and teaching artist born in Brooklyn, NY. Being most passionate about therapy for the youth, RD3 strives to impact the community in artistic ways that transcends generations. Rogelio holds a BA in Theater from the State University of NY, at New Paltz, and an MFA in Acting from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Theatre, Film & Television. Rogelio has trained rigorously in the Suzuki and Viewpoints Method of Acting by one of the founding members of the SITI Company and current Chair of Theater at UCLA, J.Ed Araiza. He has also studied non-traditional American theater, dance, and body awareness in Avignon, France and in Limon, Costa Rica, as he continues to expand his research.
Rogelio's teaching experience includes creating devised work with pre-college students, children with disabilities, and both undergraduate and graduate students. A few of his most recent credits include classical plays such as Measure for Measure and Titus Andronicus (Shakespeare by the Sea), Stranger Things The Drive-Into Experience (Secret Cinema/Netflix), and an international production called The Art of Facing Fear directed by Rodolfo García Vázquez. You may also see RD3 in various TV roles on NBC, CBS, and HBO, as well as numerous award-winning comedy and feature films.
Established in 1927, Theatre of Arts is a fully accredited conservatory, offering a two-year Associates Degree acting program on its Hollywood campus. TOA prepares students for successful careers in theatre, film, television and media, and has produced such legendary alumni as Clint Eastwood, Marilyn Monroe, and James Dean. Learn more today at TOA.edu. CONTACT: David Law, Director of Education Theatre of Arts www.toa.edu | e: firstname.lastname@example.org| p: 626-365-1934