Rodney Earl Jackson, Jr. made his Broadway debut in The Book of Mormon after graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama and was last seen at Berkeley Rep in the world premiere of “A’int too Proud: the life and times of the Temptations”, prior to that he was seen traveling North America in the first national tour of Motown: The Musical.
A San Francisco native who was discovered in his public elementary school at age nine by SFartsEd. Mr. Jackson, Jr. continued his theatre and performance education at San Francisco Recreation and Park’s Young People’s Teen Musical Theater Company; and graduated from the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts’ theatre department.
He is now the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company (BATCO), a non-profit Theatre Company comprised of San Francisco natives who support artists in all performing arts areas with productions, creative development, mentorship, and engaging a new generation of live theater supporters; Currently he is directing BATCO’s upcoming play, “How To Be A White Man” at the African American Art & Culture Complex in the heart of San Franciscans Haye’s Valley neighborhood. More info: SFbatco.org twitter: RodneyEJacksonJ insta: rodneyearljacksonjr