T. Mychael Rambo

Musician/Singer/Actor

Regional Emmy Award-winning actor, vocalist, arts educator and community organizer T. Mychael Rambo has made an indelible mark  in the Twin Cities performing principle roles at such theaters as Penumbra, the Guthrie, Ordway, Illusion Theatre, Mixed Blood, Park Square Theatre, Children’s Theatre and Minnesota Opera, to name but a few. Nationally and internationally his stage credits include Carnegie Hall and performances abroad in Africa, Europe and South America. He has appeared in local and national television commercials, feature films, HBO mini-series, and other television programming. T. Mychael is an accomplished residency artist and an affiliate professor in the College of Liberal Arts, Theatre Arts and Dance at the University of Minnesota.

As a recording artist, T. Mychael has released two popular CDs: Simply, a collection of jazz standards, and The Gift – A Christmas With Love, a selection of original and holiday classics. T. Mychael had the great honor of singing the national anthem for both President Barak Obama and former President Jimmy Carter.  He is also the proud recipient of the 2009 Sally Award in Education presented by the Ordway and the 2010 Minnesota Black Music Award. His other honors and awards include Young Audience Artist of the Year with his dear friend and teaching partner Anita Ruth, McKnight Theatre Artist Fellowship, Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Fellowship, Bush Finalist and both the University of Minnesota Century Council Community Award and Outstanding Community Service Award.