New York, NY, May 24, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- From Beyonce's creative team is a dance musical extravaganza that follows a young man's journey into the Los Angeles ball culture.
The independent musical made its world premiere in 2011 at Los Angeles Film Festival. After Los Angeles, the film headed to festivals in San Francisco, Philadelphia, New York and Florida, as well as Toronto International Film Festival and Berlinale.
Ephraim plays the hunky, homeless hero Brad, discarded by his homophobic mom. His character falls in with the members of the House of Eminence, ruled by the stern aging diva Queef Latina, who keeps a careful, loving watch over her makeshift family of runaways and throwaways. When two of her crew fall for Brad, the Queef is royally unamused.
Ephraim began performing and training at age 11. As a teen, he formed the dance group "Impact" with his younger sister Martina Sykes and three friends; Charles Smith, Jr., Kiashi Hosey and Veronica Jones. He is an original cast member of the Tony Award winning musical Memphis where he made his Broadway principle debut. He shared the stage with Cheryl Cole during X Factor UK and has performed in the presence of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Ephraim can be seen as Mush in Broadway's Newsies, 2012 Tony Award Winner for best score and choreography.