Watson Swift is a Master of Public Health from UIC, a BA in Mass Communication from Wayne State University and spent the majority of his professional career in Television Journalism. He has completed the Acting, Writing and Improvisation Programs at Second City Conservatory and the Advanced Improv Program at Annoyance Theater. Acting credits include Kingdom and The Dictionary Project (Broken Nose Theatre), At Mister Kelly’s and Death in a Beulah Box (Three Cat Productions), Among the Quick and the Dead (Prologue), Scenes from an Execution (Runcible), Stoop Time (You and Me Productions), Out Loud (eta Creative Arts Foundation), EL Stories (Waltzing Mechanics), Best of Winter (Idle Muse), and more. He’s been nominated three times for the Black Theatre Alliance Awards: Best Leading Actor/Play and Best Ensemble (Out Loud), and Best Featured Actor/Play (Kingdom).


Kingdom (Henry)
The Dictionary Project (Ensemble)
The Paper Trail: Kingdom (Henry)