Meet Tyrone Beasley
Tyrone is Artistic Associate/Director of Outbound Programs at The Rose Theater where he heads The Rose Theater’s Community Connections outreach program which partners with various organizations throughout the community with the aim to actively recruit socioeconomically disadvantaged students for theater, musical theater and teen classes, workshops and theater productions.
Tyrone served as the Artistic Director at The John Beasley Theater (JBT) in Omaha for ten years.
Tyrone earned a BFA in studio arts from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He attended California State University, Long Beach for graduate study in theater arts.
No stranger to the stage Tyrone has worked with acclaimed directors: Peter Sellars (The Merchant of Venice, It is Now Our Time), Claude Purdy (Jitney), Charles Marowitz (Shakespeare), and David Wheeler (The Trials of Ezra Pound) among others. Tyrone has performed in many theaters around the globe including The Goodman Theatre (Chicago), Victory Gardens Theatre (Chicago), Thalia Theater (Hamburg, Germany), MC93 Bobigny (Paris, France) and The Royal Shakespeare Company (London, England). He has worked in front of the camera and behind the scenes in post-production on film and television projects for Disney, Fox, Sony, VH1, TriStar Pictures and the BBC.