Mr. Marc R. Payne
Office: PAC 119-A
Phone: (615) 963-2535
MFA Professional Theater Acting
State University of NY @ Binghamton
BFA Professional Theater Acting/Directing North Carolina A&T
Marc R. Payne is a professional actor and is originally from Portsmouth, VA. While a student at NCA&T he performed the role of Brother Boxer in the play, The Amen Corner, which was awarded first runner up during the 1990 ACTF play competition. Marc also performed in Dream Girls, A Soldiers Story, and Twelfth Night during his time at NCA&T. From September 1990 until his graduation in 1993 from SUNY Binghamton, Marc performed in The Crucible, The Hostage, As You Like It and directed The Mighty Gents and The Matchmaker. Upon graduation, Marc was appointed Director of Theater at Albany State College and while there directed, The Colored Museum, My Children, My Africa and took five students to the 1995 NADSA conference held at Fort Valley State outside of Atlanta, GA. During his professional career, Marc has worked with Theater IV in Richmond, VA, Florida Studio Theater in Sarasota, FL, and Climb Theater in St. Paul MN. Marc also participated in several film projects for New Dominion Pictures, played Ricardo in the pilot Welcome Home for Skillet Productions and had a speaking role on one episode of HBOs The Wire, during the first season.