Writer. Director. Actor. From Washington
Denzel Belin (he/him/his) is currently based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He’s a longstanding cast member and writer at The Brave New Workshop and writes for AWF Magazine and The Broadway Beat. Denzel teaches improv for HUGE Theater, Blackout Improv, and freelances as an improv coach.
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"Triple threats always steal a part of my heart when it comes to the arts, and it doesn’t have to be the traditional actor-dancer-singer combo that slays me. Today, for example, we’re throwing an overdue spotlight on Denzel Belin, improv genius, beautifully gifted actor, and a director whose growing strength and name are going to be legendary in the Twin Cities in no time if he keeps his current pace up."
Cassandra Snow, The Column
As of August 2020
Awf Magazine, the first satire website dedicated to the LGBTQ+ experience, was launched in Spring 2019 by Ryan Leach and Griffin Leeds. Awf was created to provide a platform for underrepresented voices to celebrate quirks of queer life and media, but also call attention to external and internal antagonism affecting the real lives of LGBTQ+ people. Also it’s funny. Now please give us all of your approval.
The Brave New Workshop
Since 2016, Denzel has written and performed in over 10 sketch revues
The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theater (BNW), is a sketch and improvisational comedy theater based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The artists of the BNW have been writing, performing and producing live sketch comedy and improvisation performances for 61 years – longer than any other theater in the nation.
The Broadway Beat
Denzel is a writer for upcoming web series, "Spotlight On".
The Broadway Beat is a satirical news site focusing on the wonderful world of theatre! Founded in March 2019 by writer/comedian Zach Raffio, The Broadway Beat covers it all; Broadway, Off-Broadway, Tours, Regional Theater, arguments with your Dad who just doesn't "get it."
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