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Writer. Director. Actor. From Washington

Denzel Belin (he/him) is a 

Black bisexual Minneapolis based 

writer, director, actor, producer, 

and improviser. 

He serves as the Artistic Director for Threshold Theater, 

whose mission is to 

"produce fresh LGBTQ works."

He currently writes and performs 

with “Queer Window,” an all-queer sketch show 

based in New York City. 

Belin recently presented a longform collection of solo sketches and 


“With Love, From Washington” 

for the Blackness Is… Festival 

in Minneapolis.

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Man Like Me

"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

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Current Projects

As of April 2022

The Brave New Workshop

Current Cast Member for "Back to Workshop or Everything's Fine!" 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 Ordway’s GreenRoom

Faculty for Improv and Auditioning

The Ordway’s GreenRoom is a paid musical theater training fellowship created by and for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) artists.

GreenRoom's core faculty are accomplished artists, representing a range of performance backgrounds from within the Twin Cities and beyond. They've worked together to develop a program curriculum that will instill GreenRoom's fellows with the skills, understanding, and confidence necessary to excel in musical theater. Their work will be supported by guest speakers and teaching artists throughout the program.

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Avenue Queer- TCGMC Pride Concert

A Broadway revue scripted by Denzel Belin connecting songs that tell our stories!

Returning to Ted Mann Concert Hall for the first time since 2019, acclaimed stage actress, Britney Coleman, currently performing in the revival of Sondheim’s Company starring Patti LuPone, takes a break from her Broadway run to join TCGMC for our pride concert! This concert will feature repertoire from the vast songbooks of some of the most celebrated musicals of all time, woven together for a presentation you aren’t going to want to miss!

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AWF Magazine

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.

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Writing -- Performance -- Directing (available upon request)

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Contact Me

(206) 701-4151

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