Malik Paris is a Deaf performance artist based in Philadelphia, PA. He has performed in a
wide range of work done in performance arts, from Young Audience performances to Fringe
Festival creations. He has been a performer and member of the ASL poetry variety
performance troupe Dangerous Signs since 2011 in Rochester NY.
He is most proud of his work in Godspell, Pippin, and Little Shop of Horrors at Rochester’s
Equity Theater, GEVA, August Wilson’s Fences, and In The Heights at National Technical
Institute for the Deaf at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT/NTID), Man of La Mancha,
and Rochester Community Players’s The Tempest. New York Deaf Theatre (NYDT)
productions included: TITUS and Rocky Horror Picture Show
He has been recognized with Rochester Theater Award nominations and has been associated
with Public Works production’s Twelfth Night at the Delacorte Theater, Yovo, Please
Untranslate Me, and My Onliness (IRT Theater). He also worked at IRT Theater in NYC as a
teaching artist for summer drama camp: The Westside Experiment.