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Corneilus Franklin

Third-year MFA Acting Candidate


Corneilus Franklin is a third-year MFA candidate. The South Carolinian started his artistry as a cellist with an Artist diploma from the SCGSAH and then later received a BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. UC San Diego credits: Ironbound, Balm in Gilead, Incendiary (staged reading) and The Gradient (WNPF ‘19), Everybody Black. Other select credits: Measure for Measure (Shakespeare Academy at Stratford), The Tempest (Shakespeare Academy), No One Asked Me (Soho Playhouse), You Don’t Matter (NY Fringe Festival), Secret Bonds (NYU Experimental Theater Wing), The NYU Reality Show (Beacon Theater/Radio City Music Hall) Sweeney Todd (NYU New Studio on Broadway), Out Cry (NYU Tisch), Spring Awakening (NYU Tisch Mainstage). Regional credit: Put Your House in Order (ACD) at La Jolla Playhouse.

UC San Diego credits


Balm in Gilead

Incendiary (staged reading)

The Gradient (WNPF ‘19)

Everybody Black.


BFA in Drama, NYU Tisch School of the Arts