Omar Pérez

An NYC based director, actor and educator, Omar’s focus is in the development of new works. TheaterThe Names, In 5 Beats; a collaboration between LaMama and Pregones Theater that showcased beatboxers and actors lead by Omar and renown Beatrhymer Kid Lucky. Manchild Machismo, (Off Broadway, Winner of 2016 Hola Audience Favorite for Best Direction) 3 Is Enough, an international collaborative project between theaters representing The Bronx, Belgium, South Africa, and Peru, Name and Blame Inc. by Ricardo Perez-Gonzalez, and Breath to Breath, a musical by Michael Wells-Oakes.Omar’s acting credits with the internationally recognized Pregones Theater include : The Red Rose starring Grammy winner Danny Rivera (winner of the 2006 HOLA award for Best Musical), The Beep (winner of the 2007 HOLA award for Best Ensemble) and Dancing In My Cockroach Killers (Off-Broadway. Other stage credits include DC7 The Roberto Clemente Story (Off Broadway), The Wizard of Oz, and Man of La Mancha. He is a 2017 ACE award nominee for his work as Sancho Panza in Miguel Will. His one-man show Rhapsodia, has been presented at several NYC festivals. Recent T.V. credits include Power, Ray Donovan (Starz network)  Russian Dolls (Netflix) and Search Party (TBS).