2015-16 English Theatre Ensemble

Tristan D. Lalla

Montreal, QC

Last updated: July 17, 2015

Tristan D. Lalla is one of Canada's most sought after performers. Recent credits include working closely with Roland Emmerich on the hollywood blockbuster White House Down (Sony Pictures), sharing the screen with Hip Hop legend The RZA of Wu-Tang in Luc Besson's Brick Mansions, and providing the full performance capture for Adéwalé, the lead role in Assassin's Creed Freedom Cry (Ubisoft), which was nominated for Best New Character at the 2014 Canadian Videogame Awards.

Along with being a featured dancer in both the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival and Montreal International Jazz Festival, over the years he has been in over 50 plays, musicals, and staged readings across Canada. Some notable productions include A Raisin In The Sun (Black Theatre Workshop); Othello (Persephone Productions); The Tempest, The Mahalia Jackson Musical, Man of La ManchaGlengarry Glen Ross (Segal Centre); the Canadian Premiere of David Mamet’s RACE (Theatre Yes); I AM I (Dancing Monkey); Urban Tales (Centaur Theatre); Andersen's Inkwell (Geordie Productions); The Mid-Life Crisis of Dionysus (Mainline Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing (Repercussion Theatre); and Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy Of (Black Theatre Workshop/Urban Ink Productions).

Tristan is an award-winning actor (the Gloria Mitchell-Aleong Award from Black Theatre Workshop) and a Dawson College Professional Theatre honours graduate. He is named after Tristan Rogers, who played Robert Scorpio on 'General Hospital' (Rogers was his mother's favourite actor), & he is the grandson of Rudolph Charles, who was one of the inventors of the musical instrument known as the Steel Pan (Steel Drum). www.tristandlalla.com

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