Pale Blue DotSupportingNoah Hawley, dir
Hidden FiguresSupporting20th Century Fox
The ConjuringReporterNew Line/James Wan, dir
HoneymoonersDJ SuckaslamParamount/John Schultz, dir
Soul TiesSupportingArnVic Entert/Victor Hobson, dir
The UndershepherdSupportingRuss Parr, prod., dir.
HindsightJerryAmbush Entertainment; Paul Holahan, Dir
SnatchersSupportingStage 13/Warner Bros.


Stranger ThingsGuest StarNetflix
Lethal WeaponGuest StarFox
Chicago MedGuest StarNBC
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Guest StarABC
The MickRecurringFox
CastleGuest StarABC
BoschGuest StarAmazon
Switched at BirthRecurringABC Family
The Red RoadRecurringSundance Channel
Rizzoli & IslesRecurringTNT
Drop Dead DivaRecurringLifetime
TwistedGuest StarABC Family
N.C.I.S.Guest StarCBS Paramount: Dennis Smith, dir
Raising The BarGuest StarTNT
E.R.Guest StarNBC
Cold CaseGuest StarCBS Television: Mark Pellington, dir
Desperate HousewivesGuest StarABC Television
The ShieldGuest StarF/X Felix Alcala, Dir


Gem of the OceanCaesarSouth Coast Repertory
Bring in ‘da Noise,
Bring in ‘da Funk
‘da Voice (opposite Savion Glover)National Tour 2002-2003;
Columbia Artists Theatricals
Pericles ReduxHelicanusKirk Douglas Theatre/Not Man Apart
Antony and CleopatraSoothsayer/TutorThe Guthrie Theatre: Mark Lamos, dir.
Black SheepLeadThe O’Neill Playwrights Conference
King LearLead (opposite Paul Butler)Classical Theatre of Harlem


M.F.A., NYU Graduate Acting Program

Improv Olympics West

Margie Haber Studios

Lisa Robertson Studios


West Indian, Puerto Rican, Southern, British (R.P. and East End) dialects, Physical Comedy, Salsa

To download a PDF of Arnell’s resume, click here.

“Arnell Powell possesses one of those rare gifts: an ability to blend training with natural talent and make it look seamless.”

Keith Jodef Adkins, Playwright & Writer for the Hit Show, “Girlfriends”

“An extremely versatile and imaginative actor, Arnell moves through the characters he plays with a freedom and breadth of scope that leaves those who see his work exhilarated by the performance, challenged by the characters, and illuminated by the discoveries he presents.”

Matt Orduna, Founding member of X Repertory Theatre