Native New Yorker Jesse A. Mayfield is a versatile actor, singer and writer. He has appeared on Broadway, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center and every major concert venue in the world. A former member of the famed vocal group, qSpecial Blend, q he was a frequent performer in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. While serving as the Artistic Director of the famed qPaul Robeson Theatreq in New York, Jesse produced and starred in many notable productions, among them qA Raisin In The Sun, q qCeremonies In Dark Old Menq qGod's Creation, q and qOf Mice a Men.q He has spent much of the last decade touring in various stage productions. Jesse relocated to Los Angeles a few years ago to pursue greater acting, writing and producing opportunities. Jesse's touching memoir qAway From My Mothers' Watchful Eyeq chronicles his experiences growing up in inner-city Brooklyn, New York during the turbulent, social unrest of the 1960's and his being one of the first Blacks bussed to a White school in 1965 in compliance with New York City Board of Educations' initiative to further integrate its' public school. Always a New Yorker at heart, Jesse presently resides in Los Angeles where he teaches acting. He recently launched Trustar Productions to develop projects for television and film. His talent management company, LaMarr Talent Management represents and guides the careers of young, aspiring, entertainment professionals.Chapter 13 Mr. Luter was a tall, slim, handsome man. ... often tease and challenge me and when he saw that I was becoming overweight, he sent away to President Kennedys aquot;Council on Physical Fitnessa#39; a#39;for an exercise and training manual.
|Title||:||Away from My Mother's Watchful Eye|
|Author||:||Jesse A. Mayfield|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2009|