Rock WILK, award winning performance artist, writer, composer and musician-
Rock's first play, BROKE WIDE OPEN, was born as an independently released album in 2007, before being developed into a theatrical work, was workshopped at PS 122 in NYC as part of the Undergroundzero Festival, had 10 performances at The Camden Fringe Festival in London, England, a sold out performance at The United Solo Theatre Festival back in New York City, and was presented as a main stage production at The Passage Theatre in Trenton, NJ.
In November of 2012, BROKE WIDE OPEN enjoyed a highly acclaimed, Off Broadway run at The New Theatre at 45th Street, for almost four months. In 2014, Rock appeared in his first feature film, Jamesy Boy, which stars James Woods, Mary Louise Parker and Ving Rhames.
A recipient of the 2016 BRIO award for acting, awarded by the Bronx Council on the Arts, Rock has most recently been immersed in his new play, Brooklyn Quartet, which is being directed by reg e gaines (Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk). After over three years of development; doing staged readings and performances throughout the country, including being a finalist as part of The Downtown Urban Theatre Festival in NYC, and also including a 10 performance workshop run at The Medicine Show Theatre in 2015, (also in Manhattan), Brooklyn Quartet had its official New York debut at Pregones Theatre, in The Bronx, in June of 2016.
Rock is currently looking forward to sharing his just completed four part mini-series of Brooklyn Quartet.