Yaegel T. Welch


Yaegel T. Welch was most recently seen as Leroy/Herb in By the Way, Meet Vera Stark at The Everyman Theatre in Baltimore. Other credits include: Ogun in The Brothers Size at the Everyman Theatre and the Seattle Rep; the PlayMakers Rep production of Fences; Jitney at Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre and Alliance Theatre; the Studio Theatre’s production of In the Red and Brown Water; and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s Bear Country. Off-Broadway he has been seen in Lincoln Center’s Fly, with The Crossroads Theatre. Additional credits: The Revenger’s Tragedy at Red Bull Theatre and Of Mice and Men and As You Like it with The Acting Company. Regionally, he has appeared in The Piano Lesson at The Arden Theatre (Barrymore Award nomination); My Children! My Africa! at The Studio Theatre and Wilma Theatre; Fences at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre; A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Bridgeport Free Shakespeare Festival; Fences with Ruben Santiago-Hudson at Boston’s Shubert Theatre; Cobb at the Chautauqua Institution; and Professional Skepticism at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre. Recently he was also seen on NBC’s hit show The Blacklist. Mr. Welch has a B.A. in Theatre Arts from Morehouse College, an M.F.A. in Acting from Brandeis University, and an M.F.A. from The Shakespeare Theatre’s Academy for Classical Acting. Twitter@yaegelwelch


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