Bruce A. Lemon Jr

A storyteller born and raised in Watts, CA. After attending Hampton University for biology, computer science, and finally acting he followed a girl to New York to intern as a Stage Manager and Production Assistant at The Juilliard School. Attended graduate school at The New School for Drama earning his MFA in Acting. Since then he's worked with numerous companies on the east coast including the Award winning Flea Theater as a member of The Bats and touring with the McCarter Theater Education Department, before coming home and diving into LA theatre with the LA Opera, Son of Semele, Company of Angels, Mutineer, Illyrian Players, The Vagrancy, and more. He made his artistic home at Watts Village Theater Company (WVTC) both as an actor, Board Member, and Artistic Director. With WVTC he's appeared in RIOT/REBELLION and FOLLOW for which he won the 2014 Broadway World LA award for Best Leading Actor in a Play. He is a 2016 Princess Grace Award winner, artist in residence at Cornerstone Theater Company, creative collaborator at Inner City Arts, and an Illyrian Player. Host of KPCC's new live storytelling series Unheard LA. 

Here to chase dreams, work for the reimagining of his community, and listen to kids bro. Word to Yeezy.



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Actor - wRITER - Director - Collaborator
Artistic Director of Watts VILLAGE

2016 Princess Grace Award Winner

2016  OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE—DRAMA (INTIMATE THEATER)  for 'Broken Fences' - StageSceneLa

2014 Best leading actor in a play (local production) for 'follow' - broadway world la