Elyakeem Avraham is an actor and creative producer from Trenton, NJ. He is the Associate Artistic Director of Black Boys Dance Too in New York City, and is an ensemble member at UV Theater Project. He has been a guest choreographer at Penn State University, University of Michigan, and Morehouse College. Credits include - TV/Film: Good Genes (Webseries), Sunday's Best (BET), Meet Mister Mom (NBC); Theatrical: A Christmas Carol (Indiana Repertory Theatre), Downstate (Steppenwolf Theatre Company), Colossal (Alliance Theatre), Black Nativity (Dominion Entertainment Group). Voiceover: DecodeDetroit Escape Rooms. University Credits include Angels in America, In The Red and Brown Water, Insurrection; Holding History, Blood at the Root, Ybor City, Iphigenia at Aulis, Imaginary Invalid, Henry IV; Part I, and Fuente Ovejuna. Education: University of Michigan, BFA/BA.
When Elyakeem is not performing, he is coaching students for college auditions, diversity consulting for corporations, and raising money for non-profit organizations. He currently works with Vagabond School of the Arts, Broadway Dreams Foundation, Erasing the Distance, and Roosevelt University.