Omar is a graduate of the theatre program at S.U.N.Y. New Paltz NY. Past Elmwood credits include: Bruce (Beyond Therapy), Lucky (Waiting For Godot), Narrator (Into The Woods), Audrey II (Little Shop of Horrors), Mortimer (The Fanstastiks) Asst. Stage Manager (Secret Garden) and Asst. Director (The Exonerated). Besides being a director, Omar is an producer, actor, singer, dancer, playwright and improv performer. He is a founding member of the NJ improv group, Out of Order. In addition to artistic pursuits, Omar also feels it is important to give back to the community. Both a blessing and a curse, Omar suffers from a rare medical condition “Mentula Aucta”. Along with Harold “Harry” Johnson, he is a cofounder of the charitable organization The Johnson Group and works to raise its awareness.
As A Cast Member:
- The Fantasticks (1996-1997) - The Man who Dies (Mortimer)
- Into The Woods (1991-1992) - Narrator/Steward
- Little Shop of Horrors (1990-1991) - Audrey II (manipulation)
- Waiting for Godot (1990-1991) - Lucky
- Beyond Therapy (1989-1990) - Bruce