Boxes, the Play.

Keep what is true, and leave the rest behind.

Meet Damión Perkins

Posted by on May 5, 2015

Meet Damión Perkins

Damion Perkins is a multi-faceted theatre professional. In BOXES she plays several characters including Nana and the unforgettable Aunt Pearl. Damion credits her “courage” to continue her passion of acting from her son Nayion who continues to motivate and inspire her. In addition to performing on stage she is also a Creative Drama Education Specialist for Kaiser Permanente’s...

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Meet Cast Member Eli El

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015

Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Eli EL is a passionate theatre artist.     He began his career writing and producing original plays in college and local community theatres. He has since performed numerous original productions through his affiliation with AATD and other dramatic groups. EL won a Best Director award from the DC Black Theatre Festival and is a regular in film and...

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BOXES cast: William J Powell Jr.

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014

BOXES cast: William J Powell Jr.

Truly committed artists can excel in several art forms. William J. Powell Jr is a committed artist. In addition to theatre acting, he is frequently seen in independent films. Also, even though he stars in several scenes of BOXES, he has found the time to contribute a great deal to marketing and production efforts for BOXES. William is an accomplished DMV-area actor, stage show producer and host...

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BOXES Cast: Lauren Schneider

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014

BOXES Cast: Lauren Schneider

Some people were born to be on stage. They steal focus without trying and they easily take up space with their personality and energy. That is Lauren Shneider. Lauren Schneider is a 22-year-old, recent graduate from James Madison University, where she studied Media Arts and Theatre. This is her first production with Rose Prose, and she is excited to work with the excellent cast and crew of...

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BOXES cast: Cynthia Rollins

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014

BOXES cast: Cynthia Rollins

Every production needs a backbone. Someone who takes the time to become familiar with the entire production – instead of only their character. Someone who, every day, thinks of ways to enrich the audiences experience. BOXES has found its backbone in Cynthia Rollins. Cynthia has researched music and found set pieces for the play. She has contributed more than excellent acting – she...

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BOXES cast: Michael MacKay

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014

BOXES cast: Michael MacKay

The BOXES cast consists of 7 amazing actors. It is my pleasure to introduce one of our cast members: Michael MacKay. Michael recently moved to the DMV from Florida to follow his dream of being a professional actor. In BOXES, Michael plays several roles including Poet. In the final scene the Poet encourages everyone in the audience to reflect on why they were created and then inspires them to do...

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