Dèyon Lydell Rosado is an Actor and Creative Visionary from Danbury Connecticut. Prior to acting Dèyon studied business at West Virginia University. He is a recent graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
I am (use a max. of 3 words to describe yourself)… Powerful, Loving, Authentic
My last acting gig taught me… To always stay truthful to the moment. Never try to repeat a performance for you only limit yourself.
Proudest performance moment… Being able to perform an excerpt of my one person show, where through my writing and performance I was able to give praise and honor my mother.
Most embarrassing audition… I have yet to have an embarrassing audition, but I know no one is perfect so it will be interesting to see how I handle the situation if it occurs.
Movie I can’t stop talking about... Whiplash, I love the performance between Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons in this film. Both actors fought for the highest stakes possible, which pushed the passion and energy of this film through the lens and into the souls of the viewers.
Top three Netflix / Amazon shows in my queue… 1. The Get Down 2. Stranger Things 3. The Originals
Currently reading… Making a Good Script Great by Linda Seger
Car karaoke tune... Russ: Do It Myself
Would switch careers with… I don't believe any one person’s career is more valuable than the next. It’s about the journey and process of building what you have and what you do. If I wanted to switch careers I would, but I would work hard to make it my own.
The moment I knew I wanted to be an actor... When I first realized I had a message to give to the world I chose acting as a platform to express my creativity. Through acting I could be anything and everything I've ever wanted to be without limitations.
If I weren't an actor, I'd be... I would be a writer because besides performance I believe writing is the true expression of knowledge which gives wisdom and courage to those who come after us.
Dying to work with... I would be honored to work alongside Spike Lee. I believe what he brings to the industry is something unique based on culture and the in depth truth of the situations he chooses to depict on camera.
Get mistaken for… There is no one on a consistent basis that would stand out. I believe I'm very unique, as we all should.
Was born to play... Private First Class Melvin Peterson in A Soldiers Play by Charles Fuller
Learn lines by... Repetition and imagery work
Get into character by... Trusting the homework will set a strong foundation and believing in the given circumstances one hundred percent.
Acting is… My ultimate form of expression and truth. A platform for honest emotion and stillness to be expressed.
Special skill I wouldn't put on my resume… There is no special skill I would leave off my resume. If I believe I posses something special it's a part of who I am, therefore I would never sell myself short of anything.
Secret I want everyone to know… As individuals we all posses something great and powerful within us. It's up to us as a culture and the human race to spread the beauty that shines within us to make this world a better place.
Actor crush... Meghan Markle
If I were a color, I'd be… Gold
Fave travel destination… Home to be with family and friends
LA spot that inspires or relaxes me… The neighborhood of Toluca Lake
The best advice I ever got… "Deyon you are a powerful actor” - Tim Landfield