“One may define an artist by measuring his collection of talent, passion, and determination. The fusion of these three things will open endless opportunities to the gifted soul.” Unknown
What is MWMIV SPEAKS?
MWMIV SPEAKS is a digital platform dedicated to cultivating the voices of theatre’s newest generation of performers and audience members. MWMIV SPEAKS was started in 2016, as a way for Marshall, it’s main contributor, to be heard. Two Years later, He saw the influence the site had to make a change in young artists and ran with it! He started an interview series titled ‘Beyond the Stage Door’ that highlights underappreciated actors.
He wanted to give young artists a place to learn, and hear from voices that aren’t typically at the forefront. There’s a special something in hearing from someone that looks like you in a place you aspire to be. Those are the type of experiences and moment we want to cultivate and encourage. Giving access to people you wouldn’t have access to is why MWMIV SPEAKS exists.
Who is MWMIV?
Atlanta-based artist, Marshall Weir Mabry IV, picked up his first script at the age of 7. After that, the rest was history. Following his time in Atlanta based group Youth Ensemble of Atlanta, Marshall knew that performing is his true passion. Coming to the realization, Marshall was serious about being an entertainer. his parents, blindly believing enrolled him at The Victory Spot. And at the Victory Spot, He began training under Speech from the Grammy Winning, Arrested Development and Byron Word.
Over the years, he has performed with Camp Broadway, The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta (YEA), Orbit Arts Academy, and even performed at Carnegie Hall for Alan Menken. As an extraordinary young artist, Marshall has quickly become a triple threat talent through acting, singing, and writing. His resume that includes acting credits in Fiddler on the roof, In the heights, Ragtime, August Wilson’s Fences, Gem of the Ocean, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and more!
In 2017, Marshall had the distinct pleasure to open for the Grammy-award winning group, Arrested Development. at City Winery in Atlanta, Ga. He has also blessed audiences with his vocal talents in ac
When Marshall isn’t performing or perfecting his artistry, you can find him on MWMIVSpeaks the Podcast, which is dedicated to Theatre and thetre lovers alike. He enjoys seeing as much theatre as he can, from the woods of Serenbe Playhouse to the bright lights of Broadway.
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