Osh Ghanimah is a proud Teach For America alum who taught English and Theatre as a public school teacher in Harlem, Washington Heights, and the South Bronx for five years, in addition to training new teachers. Osh holds a BA in Theatre and English Literatue and a BS in Secondary Education from Loyola University Chicago and an MFA in Acting from Harvard/ART. He is the recipient of a Harvard University Presidential Fellowship where he was also a Guest Lecturer of Acting at the university’s Office of the Arts. Osh is the Founder and CEO of Broadway For All, a not-for-profit which strategically integrates talented teens living in poverty with those from middle- and upper-income backgrounds, across a wide cultural gamut, to train in a professional conservatory, led by Broadway, TV, and Film industry professionals, with a mission to diversify the American stage and screen.
His NY acting credits include: Vagabond Trilogy workshop, Sama: An American Requiem, directed by Daniel Goldstein (Davenport Theater), Scheherazade: A New Musical (Prospect Theatre Co.), Made In The USA (Garis & Hahn). Regional: Mud (Dramanauts), Hansel & Gretel (ART). International: The Imaginary Invalid, The Proposal (Moscow Art Theatre). TV: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Blacklist, Happyish, Deadbeat, Sneaky Pete, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Law & Order: SVU. Upcoming film: All We Had, starring and directed by Katie Holmes.