Devonté Squire

Devonté Squire (1999-2014) performed the role of “Chris Wren” in DFT’S Nov. 2013 production of Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap.” He was an acting student in the Dept. of Theatre & Dance at NCCU who passed away suddenly at the age of 22 in the winter of 2014.

Devonté Squire (1992-2014) performed the role of “Chris Wren” in DFT’S Nov. 2013 production of Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap.” He was an acting student in the Dept. of Theatre & Dance at NCCU who passed away suddenly in the winter of 2014.

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE

In Partnership with the North Carolina Central University Department of Theatre & Dance

 Is Pleased to Announce

The Devonté Squire Acting Apprenticeship

Blue Star YellowDONATE TO DEVONTE SQUIRE APPRENTICESHIP TODAY! Your donation of $100 or more will enable DFT to continue this annual career boosting program.

DominiqueAnnouncing Devonté Squire Apprentice 2014 – 2015*

Congratulations to Dominique Akpotanor, a junior at NCCU Dept. of Theatre and Dance, for being awarded DFT’S first Devonté Squire Apprenticeship for acting.

KenBy 2In Nov. 2014, Mr. Akpotanor performed the leading role of Byron Watson in DFT’s 5th Season opening production of “The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963,” from the Newbery & Coretta Scott King Honor Book novel by Christopher Paul Curtis, adapted by Reginald Andre Jackson.

The Devonté Squire Apprentice is paid $1,200 total for working as an actor in a main stage DFT production.

*The first DSA is made possible through a grant from The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation

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One response to “Devonté Squire

  1. I am so proud of Dominique for becoming the 2014-2015 Devonté Squire Apprentice. He has become a great friend, role model, and leader to peers and family. I believed that he is very capable of this amazing award and acknowledgement. He will be a wonderful goal setter as the first apprentice!

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