Shakur Tolliver is an actor, singer, and writer. A graduate from Drew University where he preformed in plays like Gospel at Colonus (Preacher Oedipus), Sunset limited (Black), King Hedley II (King Hedley II), and New World Disorder (Will). His most recent credits include Tiers (Earl) by reg e gains, Somebody's Daughter (Reggie) by Chisa Hutchinson, Down Neck (Mike) by Pia Wilson, and The Runner Stumbles at The Bickford Theatre. Shakur was selected to be a 2016 member of The Core Company at The Exchange / The Orchard Project where he helped accelerate works by Robert Schenkkan, Amy Leon, Kathy Najimy, Pig Iron Theatre Company, Tectonic Theater Project, and Esperanza Spalding. Shakur is also a part of Yendor Theatre Company. The Company, through the use of theatre, music, art, and dance, strives to give voice to the underserved communities and artists.