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Dedrick Weathersby

Dedrick Weathersby

Guest Artist


Dedrick Weathersby a Longview Texas native. A 2022 Emmy Award Winner for Best Interview and Discussion with Theatre Corner on PBS/KPBS. A Broadway World Award Winner and NAACP Award Winner. As a child, his dream was to become a professional actor/singer and impact the world and his community through his storytelling and music. Years and dreams later, he’s living that dream, paying it forward and still has more to do. Dedrick has been a professional actor since 2010 and performed in numerous, Community, Regional, Broadway Tour, Musicals and Plays. Dedrick is a proud member of various professional Union Organizations, recently he became a member of SAG-AFTRA a union for film/television and Dramatist Guild Union, for Playwrights.

The proud Founder and Executive Director of Super Bad Theater Company and Weathersby Productions LLC/Publishing.

Dedrick released his second album titled 5 Minutes Till Places (Songs of Broadway), available on all streaming platforms, This album is a personal tribute to Broadway shows that are near and dear to Dedrick’s heart and his career,

Dedrick is an accomplished author of 6 published books, his most recent literary success would be “How I See Myself”, Short Inspirational Vignettes for African American Youth. Dedrick is a firm believer, if you remember those humble beginnings, you can use each moment for future endeavors and “You can NEVER lose, betting on yourself and giving is connected to your healing.”

Dedrick, has written numerous Plays and Musicals, his notable successes would be Remembering James: The Life and Music of James Brown, and The New Teacher (A Stage Play Comedy).

Remembering James: The Life and Music of James Brown opened in February 2019 to SOLD OUT audiences for a 6-month run with the collaboration of Boxcar Theatre and the Creators of Speakeasy San Francisco. The show embarked on a National Tour from 2019-2020 (pre-pandemic) and performed over 60 Shows. Dedrick would continue touring to states and cities based on request from fans, promoters, and theater partners until closing on May 14. 2022.

The New Teacher (A Stage Play Comedy) premiered in Longview TX on February 19, 2022 with the collaboration of Longview Independent School District (Bramlette Elementary) and performed a Encore on March 12, 2022 by Popular Demand. This show will continue to provide artistic opportunities to youth in marginalized communities where Theatre is not a part of their schools.