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Brandon Victor Dixon

Actor, Singer, Theatrical Producer and Hamilton Actor

Brandon Victor Dixon, following his Tony Award nominated role as Eubie Blake in Shuffle Along on Broadway, now has joined the cast of Hamilton on Broadway in the role of Aaron Burr in August of 2016.  A Presidential Scholar Semi-finalist and scholarship winner at the British Academy of Dramatic Acting in Oxford, Brandon is a…

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Brandon Victor Dixon, following his Tony Award nominated role as Eubie Blake in Shuffle Along on Broadway, now has joined the cast of Hamilton on Broadway in the role of Aaron Burr in August of 2016. 

A Presidential Scholar Semi-finalist and scholarship winner at the British Academy of Dramatic Acting in Oxford, Brandon is a graduate of Columbia University and a recipient of the University’s I.A.L Diamond Award for Achievement in the Arts which is an honor he shares with Tony Kushner (Angels in America), Jeanine Tesori (Caroline, or Change, and Katori Hall (Mountaintop).

Since his professional debut, originating the role of Adult Simba in The Lion King National Tour (Cheetah), Brandon has displayed his diverse abilities in a number of roles. Notably, he was nominated for a Tony Award for his role as Harpo in Broadway’s The Color Purple, a Grammy for his portrayal of  Berry Gordy in Motown The Musical, and he was nominated for Oliviers, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, and AUDELCO awards for his outstanding portrayal of Haywood Patterson in Kander and Ebb’s The Scottsboro Boys.

In the past two years, Brandon has spent his time producing new pieces such as Indomitable: James Brown (The Music, the Man) a concert piece on the life of James Brown developed in conjuction with Patricia McGregor (Hurt Village) and Burnt Sugar: The Arkestra Chamber, and performing in concerts and benefits with fellow artists such as Jennifer Hudson, Nathan Lane, Wynton Marsalis, Chita Rivera, Liza Minnelli, Matthew Brodason, David Hyde Pierce, Tony winner Levi Kries, Three-time Tony nominee Kelli O’hara, The Voice’s Frenchie Davis, and American Idol’s Ace Young.

Other Credits include: ABC’s One Life To Live, Law & Order Criminal Intent, and ABC’s The Good Wife. Originally from Gaithersburg, Maryland, Brandon currently resides in New York City.

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