All events take place at 10:50 AM in Branscomb Auditorium unless noted. Your attendance is required.
Bryan Terrell Clark – Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Philanthropist
Bryan Terrell Clark shares life-changing lessons from his career on Broadway and work in arts education and philanthropy to empower young people to leave their mark on the world.
Bryan is a rising actor and singer-songwriter, known for his starring role as George Washington in “Hamilton: An American Musical” on Broadway. He has also starred in the iconic role of Marvin Gaye in “Motown: The Musical,” as well as in Broadway’s acclaimed "Fences.” His numerous TV credits include Fox’s “Empire.”
Musically, he has written for such artists as Jussie Smollett and Mary J. Blige, and he has performed with Brandy, Patti LaBelle, Ciara, and Michael Bublé. He is now in the studio recording his solo album. In 2017, he co-founded the philanthropic lifestyle brand inDEFINED, created to inspire and teach youth through the arts.
In keeping with the theme of his life’s work, Bryan has made it his mission to help as many young people as possible find their unique purpose in life. He connects his experiences on Broadway and the entertainment industry to relatable, real-life issues, like tackling insecurity and finding motivation, while inspiring audiences to use their past to fuel their future and discover the best version of themselves.
This event is required of all students not on the Passport Program track and will serve as a “wild card” for Passport participants, meaning you can use your attendance at the convocation to meet any of the five event categories.