Pernell Walker

Pernell Walker * (Peaches) hails from the South Bronx. Pernell is grateful and thanks God for allowing her to work with such passionate, profound filmmakers and theater artists. She holds a M.F.A in acting from Actor's Studio Drama School and a B.A in theater from City College. In movie theaters this fall, Pernell portrays Laura in the award winning focus feature's film Pariah directed by Dee Rees (Sundance Official Selection 2011). Pernell made her Off-Broadway debut reprising the role of Rashawn in the world premiere of SEED by Radha Blank (Public Theater Emerging Writer), directed by Niegel Smith (Associate Director of the Broadway musical FELA!), presented by Classical Theater of Harlem in conjunction with Hip-Hop Theater Festival. Other favorite roles include Speaker Three in Sistas On Fire (Act-Now Foundation), Lene/Dorey in the educational tour of Singin Wid a Sword in Ma Hand (Green Gurl productions), film roles- Eve in Kiandra Park's Riot, Mia in So Over You, Vanessa in Rod Gailes' Earl's Post Prison Playdate, and Koroma in A Time in South Africa (2009 semifinalist in Strawberry One Act Play Festival). Please feel to join her fan page:

Shows participated in:
10-Minute Play Festival (2011 - 12) Performer