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Yusef Seevers

Theater Teacher Allan Hancock College

A Detroit native, Yusef Seevers is an actor, dancer, singer, teacher, and entrepreneur.

Currently a resident artist at Pacific Conservatory Theatre (PCT) in Santa Maria, CA, he also teaches

voice and movement to second year students at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts


Yusef has performed in numerous plays and musicals in Detroit, Dallas, Santa Fe and Santa Maria. His

favorites include Will Shakespeare in Shakespeare in Love; Algernon in The Importance of Being

Earnest; Fredrick Douglass in The Agitators; Sebastian in The Little Mermaid; Belize in Angels in

America; Orestes Electra and Iphagenia in Aulis & Tarus; Orgon Tartuffe in Rosencrantz Rosencrantz &

Guildensters Are; Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors; and Toby Belch in Twelfth Night.

After receiving a BFA in Musical Theatre from Santa Fe University and an MFA in Acting from Southern

Methodist University, he found a passion for teaching and creating work that necessitates positive

change. Working professionally in West African Dance over the past 20 years, Yusef has continued to

teach Movement and Acting at youth shelters and at-risk communities all over the country, both in-

person and virtually. Most recently, Yusef facilitated a four-week "Black Theatre for Professionals"

series, walking attendees through the essentials of self-care and active advocacy in theatrical


He is also the founder of (In)Joy, a wellness company that works to increase emotional responsibility,

stability, and flexibility in educational and work environments.

Yusef Seevers
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