DeseaN K.


Actor, Director, Acting Coach


ABOUT Desean

Desean Kevin Terry is an actor, director and graduate of The Juilliard School. He is currently shooting The Morning Showthe new flagship series from Apple starring opposite Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, and Steve Carell.  He is the Artistic Director of Collaborative Artists Bloc, a Los Angeles based theatre company dedicated to producing new works that promote social change. Television credits include ScorpionSouthlandShameless, ER, Monk, Harry's Law, The Night Shift, Sleeper Cell, House, Grey's Anatomy, NCIS: Los Angeles and more. Film credits include Post Grad, God's Army, Somebody's Mother, States of Grace. Theatre works include Suzan Lori Parks' Father Comes Home from the Wars, where he replaced Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown; A Streetcar Named Desire at the Boston Court, and Les Blancs at Rogue Machine Theatre, for which he received the 2017 Ticket Holder and Stage Raw awards for Best Actor in a play. He has been twice nominated by the NAACP for his stage work and was privileged to work with Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams, and Blair Underwood on a Tony winning production The Trip to Bountiful. As a director, he helmed Behind the Mask: a compilation of plays from the Negro Ensemble Company, James Baldwin's Blues for Mr. Charlie, George C Wolfe's The Colored Museum, Suzan Lori Parks' Imperciptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom, and most recently, American Saga - Gunshot Medley: part 1 by Dionna Michelle Daniel.

He teaches at Graham Shiels Studio, a private acting studio in Los Angeles.  He is also adjunct faculty at Cal State University Long Beach.



Stage Raw

Desean Kevin Terry, Les Blancs, Rogue Machine Theatre
Les Blancs, Rogue Machine Theatre

Ticketholders LA

LEADING Male performance 2018
Desean Kevin Terry, les blancs, Rogue Machine THEATRE


Stage Raw

Leading male performance 2018
Desean Kevin Terry, A streetcar named desire, Boston Court


LEAding male performance 2018
Desean Kevin Terry, Les Blancs, Rogue Machine Theatre


supporting male performance 2013 
Desean Kevin Terry, El Royale, Kirk Douglas theatre 
Supporting Male Performance
Desean Kevin Terry, The Wiz, La Jolla Theatre



Desean Kevin Terry

Collaborative Artists Bloc

Tel: 424-200-1304​

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