Marcel Hickman is a Barrier-Free actor who made his theatrical debut during our Fall 2020 season.
He recently moved to Baltimore, MD and now participates in our theater companies, expressive arts classes, and social groups.
Marcel was kind enough to take the time to sit down for an Actor Spotlight and share his experiences with Barrier-Free!
View the video interview or read the full transcript below.
Question 1: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?
Hi, I'm Marcel Hickman. I live in East Baltimore with my mom and legal guardian. I am 31 years old. My mother and I just moved to Baltimore last um April... Last May, last April!!
Question 2: When did you become involved in Barrier-Free?
I just started Barrier-Free last semester.
Question 3: What is your favorite part of creating our original shows?
Well, my favorite part is like, anything!
Question 4: Do you have a favorite character you've played?
I just played "The Boss" from "Family is Family" last semester.
Question 5: How has Barrier-Free impacted your life?
I like to be confident and [make] friendships.
Question 6: What interests do you have outside of Barrier-Free?
I just started like, um classes like, last summer at, um Hussman Center. Yoga, arts & crafts last semester. I take music therapy for this semester at Baltimore City Recreation. I've just taken all classes from CCBC [Community College of Baltimore City].
Question 7: What would you tell someone that is interested in becoming involved in Barrier-Free programs?
I do like this class. I would tell someone to join Barrier-Free if they can do some activities. I like to make new friends.
Phenomenal Job Marcel!!
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