Darryl Lewis is a singer, composer, playwright, actor and educator. He currently holds a position at Kent State University in the department of Pan African Studies. He is also the Music Director at Aurora United Methodist Church and Artistic Director of the Aurora Children’s Theater. He has trod the boards on stage at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square, Oberlin College, Beck Center for the Arts, Rabbit Run Theater, Dobama Theater, Cassidy Theater, Karamu House, Geauga Lyric Theater and The Fine Arts Association. He holds a Master’s Degree in Music Performance and a Master of Fine Arts in Acting.
Mr. Lewis was the winner of the 2011 Broadwayworld.com Equity Actor of the Year and the 2012 1st Place Winner of the National Association of Teachers of Singers competition at Cleveland State University.
His baritone voice has also been heard at the Chautauqua Opera, Michigan Opera, Rome Opera Festival, in Roma Italy, Bowling Green State University Opera Theater, Youngstown State University, Kent State University and the Solon Center for the Arts. He has been heard singing the National Anthem for the Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Indians. He is a proud member of the Equity Actors Union.