Keith Arthur Bolden Joins the Cast of the Stage Play "Fetch Clay, Make Man"
His name was Cassius Clay, but you know him as Muhammad Ali. His name was Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry, but you know him as Stepin Fetchit. Or, do you really know either of these men at all? Loosely inspired by the pair's real-life friendship, DTC Playwright-in-
Keith Arthur Bolden hails originally from Los Angeles, California he obtained his Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Illinois. He is a professional actor, director and professor of Theatre and Performance at Spelman College.
As a film/tv actor he can be seen in the hit Netflix series, The Haunting of Hill House as Sheriff Beckley, Her Only Choice (BET)American Soul (BET) Mile 22 (Peter Berg (dir.), Cobra Kai (YouTube Red), The Bobby Brown Story (BET), Behind the Movement (TVOne), Underground (WGN), Black Lightning (The CW), Being Mary Jane (BET), Nashville (CMT), Greenleaf (OWN), The Inspectors (CBS), A Baby for Christmas (TV Movie), Swamp Murders (ID Channel), Containment (CW Network), Your Worst Nightmare (ID Channel), Vengeance (starring Nicholas Cage), Saints and Sinners (BounceTV), The Have and Have Nots (OWN), Goosebumps (starring Jack Black), Bolden! (Feature Film), Vampire Diaries (CW Network), Alvin and The Chimpunks:The Road Chip, Sons 2 The Grave (directed by Mykelti Williamson), Containment (WB network), S#!T My Dad Says! (starring William Shatner) Repo Men (starring Forrest Whittaker and Jude Law), Semi-Dead (www.semi-dead.com), Foreign Body, More Than a Woman, Latter-Day Fake, Federal Underdog, and The Coldest Winter
As a director, he will be directing Two Trains Running at Triad Stage. Other directing credits include Topdog/Underdog, Seven Guitars, Hands Up, Hoodoo Love and Saturday Night/Sunday Morning. As an accomplished actor he has had roles in stage productions with theatres all over the country, including Between Riverside and Crazy (Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre) Dreamgirls (DOMA Theatre), Baptism By Fire (dir. Hilda Willis), The Exonerated (dir. Susan G. Reid), Gem of the Ocean (Fountain Theatre and Rubicon Theatre), A Raisin in the Sun, (Center Theatre Group, Hartford Stage and Cape Fear Regional Theatre), CROWNS (dir. Jade Lambert-Smith)
Keith also spends time mentoring children and young artist through his fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi