John Boyega On Stage - Theatre Credits, Bio and Tickets
John Boyega was born in Peckham, South London, in 1992. He joined the Theatre Peckham at a young age after getting noticed by the artistic director. He then attended South Thames College where he received a National Diploma in Performing Arts, where he played in a number of college productions such, including the title role in Othello.
Boyega later trained in Hackney at the Identity School of Acting, appearing in Category B at the Tricycle Theatre, and in Six Parties at the National Theatre. Following this, he played a role in the film Attack the Block in 2011. His performance earned him a Black Reel Award for Best Actor, as well as nominations for numerous awards including an Empire Award and a London Film Critic’s Circle Award.
Boyega starred in Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. His performance earned him critical acclaim for critics and audiences alike. He won a BAFTA award, and an Empire award for the role, alongside numerous nominations.
In 2017, Boyega starred in Jack Thorne’s new version of Woyzeck, at the Old Vic Theatre.