Cloteal Horne


Cloteal L. Horne is a dynamic actress, teacher, director, and theatre-maker. Born-and-bred in San Diego California. Her theatre credits include, Off-Broadway: The Steadfast (Slant Theatre Project); Dirty Blood (Billie Holiday Theatre). Regional: Merchant of Venice, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Christmas at Pemberley (Shakespeare & Co.); Saturday Night/Sunday Morning (Lyric Stage Company, Elliot Norton Nominee); She A Gem (New York Theatre Workshop); To Kill a Mockingbird (Weston Playhouse); A Funny Thing Happened…(BarnStormers); The Clothesline Muse (Aion Productions); How We Got On (CompanyOne, Elliot Norton Nominee); The Gift Horse, Romeo & Juliet, To Kill A Mocking Bird (New Repertory Theatre); Othello (Actors' Shakespeare Project); Little Row Boat, BlueShift (Huntington Theatre Company), Black Odyssey (Trinity Rep.), Venus (Brown/Trinity). She Assistant Directed the Award Winning Production of ‘School For Scandal’, Off-Broadway with Red Bull Theatre Company. And served as an Ambassador for the New York Shakespeare Society, helping engage New York Communities in the Bard. Holds a B.F.A in Theatre Arts from Boston University, and is working towards receiving her M.F.A in Acting Program at Brown University/Trinity Rep.

I am a product of my grandmother’s prayers + my ancestors’ wildest dream.


What will you be presenting on? A Grandmother's Love:

Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: It's all about the process and prep. From Seasoning to the love you pour into it.

If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: California-Burritos

Favorite food: Churros + Fried Ice Cream

Recommended reading: Emergent Strategy by Adrienne Maree Brown; Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi

Best meals: In Montreal, A Burger with Blue Cheese, and Bacon.

Food you'd like to try: All kinds of Ethiopian Food, from Injera to beyond.