Alton Cheaves

Actor, Extra, Singer, Composer, Film producer / Manager,… more

Washington D.C., United States
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Bread of Life

4 months ago

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Audio

03 The Gospel Medley

This is a Gospel song that I was featured on with Brenda Campbell and Unlimited Praise.

0103 The Gospel Medley

Physical Attributes

Height:
172 cm / 5ft 8in
Waist:
88 cm / 35 in
Weight:
91 kg / 200 lbs
Eye color:
Brown
Ethnicity:
Black / African descent
Hair color:
Brown
Chest:
111 cm / 44 in
Hair length:
Short
Skin color:
Brown
Hair type:
Afro

Credits & experience

2015
  • In The Tomb - Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Auditorium : Roman Soldier -- 4 Shows
2013
  • Right Hand of Fellowship - Atlas Theatre : Deacon Samuel "SAM" Denny -- 4 Shows
2012
  • Right Hand of Fellowship - Atlas Theatre : Deacon Samuel "SAM" Denny -- 5 Shows

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • USA California

Alton began his acting career in 1999 – 2001, when he was cast as the Conductor and Jesus Christ in the stage play “None But The Righteous”, written by Blanche Gause. Sis. Gause and the cast would travel up and down the East Coast presenting the play at various churches and other venues and was successful at ministering to Saints and the Lost, in an effort to win souls to Christ.

His next acting opportunity occurred in 2013 – 2014 when he was cast for 9 shows at DC’s Atlas Theater as “Sam Denny” the fiery “Smoking” Deacon in the stage play “Right Hand of Fellowship”, written by Avis P. Gray and directed by Marshall Opie.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Tenor


Composer ability

Intermediate


Singing styles
  • Classical
  • Opera

Influences: Fred Hammond

During Alton's upbringing he was exposed to music daily through the local DC radio stations and Albums collected by his father. He admired singers/groups such as Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Temptations and Earth, Wind and Fire. He began playing the trumpet and alto saxophone in middle school and was a quick study and also participated in neighborhood go-go band “Total Groove”.

He began singing in 1995 after joining a local church where he is still an active member of the Music Ministry. He serves as a Ministry Head, a group of musicians and singers assembled to minister in song during Sunday and Tuesday Night services, Weddings, and other Special Events.

TV & Reality

None

Film & Stage Crew

None

Presenting

TV presenter experience

No previous TV presenter experience


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • USA California

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