"Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world. "Alan Rickman
Isaiah Brooks is a Black queer theatre artist striving to tell authentic stories in television, theatre, and film. Born in the suburbs of Washington D.C. Isaiah grew up as the youngest of four. Before embarking on their professional career Isaiah studied with Arena Stage's devised theatre company ,Voices of Now. Lead under the direction of Ashley Forman and Psalmeyene24. Voices of Now is a devising company for young theatre artists using storytelling as a medium to invite community dialogue. The guidance and mentorship with Arena Stage garnered Isaiah's interest to pursue acting for their undergraduate experience. Isaiah recently graduated with a B.F.A. in Acting, and a minor in Public Communications from Syracuse University's Department of Drama and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
After graduation Isaiah signed on as the Director of Community Outreach and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for Grassroots Theatre Company. Grassroots Theatre Company is an organization of theatre artists working in New York City to elevate artists of the global majority by promoting authentic storytelling, uplifting new works, and dismantling white supremacy and the prison industrial complex. Additionally, Grassroots works to support organizations dedicated to helping those affected by nonviolent drug offenses.
Isaiah is currently based in New York City, and represented by Cunningham-Escott-Slevin-Doherty with the on-camera/commercial division.. Isaiah continues to deepen their craft and appreciation for storytelling with the intent to create social change. Isaiah enjoys cooking, traveling, exploring, reading, writing, swimming, and spending time with friends and family.