This baritenor voice-over artist is known in the art, business, social, political, and cultural communities of Los Angeles,CA, Atlanta, GA, Washington, DC and Brooklyn, New York among other things, as the smooth-crooning listening voice that simply makes you feel good about everything. With the dramatic overtones of James Earl Jones to the jazzy rhythms of trumpet extraordinaire,Winston Marsalis to the wordsmiths of William Shakespeare and Langston Hughes-- the voice styles of Charles Reese is authoritative, business-like, thrilling, wise and humorous.
English (North American)
Caribbean, Caribbean (Jamaican Patois), North American, South African
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
Charles Reese plays, Jalel, the sardonic foil on the hit comedy webisode, "WHO" at (Website hidden) (created by Emmy Award winning writer, Michael Ajakwe, Jr).
Additional TV credits: “Law and Order”, “Between The Lions,” “The Chris Rock Show,” “In The Heat Of The Night”, and “Grapevine”.
Film - In Pre-Production: James Baldwin: A Soul On Fire based on the Off-Broadway play((Website hidden))
Additional FILM credits: “40" (Karga Seven Pictures) “Sippie” (AFI), “On The Low”, “Escape to Heaven” and “Ruby Dreams”.
Theatre (Off-Broadway & Regional)
Charles is best known for the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway play “James Baldwin: A Soul on Fire” by the late playwright Howard B. Simon (5 New York AUDELCO Award Nominations). David DeWitt of the New York Times declared,“A Soul on Fire is funny, thrilling and wise buoyed by the passionate performance of Charles Reese in the title role. Reese has a vehicle worthy of his performance.” Charles received kudos for his portrayal of Raphael in "St. Joan & The Dancing Sickness" by Julie Hebert (Numbers & Ruby's Bucket of Blood)at the Open Fist Theatre/First Look Festival in Los Angeles. Additional THEATRE credits: “At Sunrise” (Attic Theatre), “Sable Rhapsody- A Murder At City Hall” (co-written with Irene Wiley at the Mark Taper Forum Annex), “Emmett Till-50 Years Later” (Highways), “The Griot Trio” (Aaron Davis Hall), and “In Dahomey with Opera Singer Shirley Verrett” (New Federal Theatre)
CHARLES REESE is a Washington D. C native who received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications/Theatre Arts from Morehouse College. (Dr. Martin L. King's alma mater). In addition to serving as the Executive Curator for the literary canon of Emmy Award Nominated playwright/poet Howard B. Simon, Charles is also the principal/founder of Teeth & Eyes Communications -- a curatorial consulting venture which utilizes innovative theatrical events as a tool for tolerance, self-esteem, and audience development for the entertainment industry. For additional information on Charles Reese, please email (Email hidden)
I HAVE THE POWER TO PUT POSITIVE ENERGY INTO EVERYTHING!
Morehouse College - B.A. Degree- Mass Communications/Theatre Arts, Atlanta, GA
Circle East Repertory , New York, NY
New York University/Tisch School of the Arts Acting Conservatory, New York, NY;
Lafayette Players West w/t Tony Award Winner, Virgina Capers, Los Angeles, CA;
Burt Reynolds Theatre Institute ( Resident Company Member), Jupiter, Florida, Certificate of Completion/Theatre Performance & Management;
Roger Guenveur Smith's Solo Writing/Jazz Acting Workshops @ Center Theatre Group, (Annex) Los Angeles, CA
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