Omari Newton: Professional Actor, Writer, Slam Poet

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Montreal-born artist Omari Newton is a professional actor, writer, Slam poet and MC whose work can be found on television, film, stage or radio.

His stage work in Quebec has earned him a number of favorable reviews and awards. Some career highlights include a best supporting actor nomination (soiree des masques) for his work in the Centaur Theatre’s production of Joe Penhal’s « Blue Orange » (Christopher). The play also went on to win best English language production.

He is a proud Graduate of Concordia University’s Communication Studies program. As a writer, he’s completed his original Hip Hop theatre piece « Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy of » which recently completed successful runs in both Montreal & Vancouver in 2013. The play was nominated for a Montreal English Theatre Award for best original script.

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