Charles Holt is an actor, singer and producer who as starred in some of the most celebrated productions in American theater history including Smokey Joe’s Café, Jesus Christ Superstar, and The Lion King. He was the first African American to play the role of Rocky in the European tour of The Rocky Horror Show. Charles received widespread recognition for his one-man stage production, notably his 20 –character portrayal in Black Boy; The Smoke King; and Never Fight a Shark in Water. He and fellow actor Gerald C. Rivers chronicled the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., through their presentation Martin & Music. Charles has entertained sold-out audiences such as The John F. Kennedy Center and has appeared on television and in films. On the music front, Charles’ debut album, I Am, garnered rave reviews and was followed by the new classic, Rushing Over Me. He tours colleges, universities and spiritual centers around the world performing his Sole Music Concert Series: A Journey Through an African American Quilt of Song. Charles has addressed many groups and organizations including TEDx, Engaged Diversity Leadership Conference, and NCORE (National Conference on Race and Ethnicity) Intuitive Rebel is his first book. Charles currently lives in New York.
Why Edmonton? Charles is offering his talents and passions to lift us into the awareness that there is great good happening and being supported here in our city. We are a place of hope, help and inspiration. Our spiritual (not religious) teachings and practices extend into every form of human experience. Peace, health, prosperity, harmonious relationshiops, success, creative activity and all manner of things that make for a great life. Charles' is also here to assist youth and tap into that optimisim, imagination and creativity that lives in all of us no matter what age.
Join Charles Holt on Friday October 28th to support music and musicians and to support the good in our lives. It is precious and sacred. As he said, "I am pulling out all the stops for this one!"