Playwright-actor Daniel Beaty speaks to CSU students

beatyAward-winning playwright and actor Daniel Beaty, right, will speak to students in the Theatre on the Park Studio from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23. Also a singer and composer, Daniel Beaty has performed around the world, including the White House, the Apollo and The Kennedy Center. His one-man play, Emergency, has been reviewed as a "brilliant, spell-binding performance." Beatty began writing and giving inspirational speeches in third grade and, by sixth grade, was speaking all over the U.S. He overcame a troubled childhood in Dayton, Ohio, to graduate from Yale and earn his master's from the American Conservatory Theatre.