DELANTI HALL carries a heavy load in his first Face Off Theatre Company show as “Omari,” a Black private-school student fighting for his freedom in this moving tale examining the school-to-prison pipeline. The 20-year-old Detroit native is working on a bachelor’s in fine arts in acting at Western Michigan University, where he’s been in several productions. He graduated from the Detroit School of Arts High School in 2019. Displaying talent early on, his was named him Best Freshmen Actor there. Delanti became president of his Detroit school’s Thespian Troupe 5672 by his junior year. While also in high school, he earned a “superior rating” at the Michigan Thespian State Festival for Duo Individual Event Performance in 2017. An interesting fact? He once did a commercial for Henry Ford Hospital. Says Delanti: “I’m honored to be a part of such a wonderful cast. Thankful for my family and friends who trust and believe in my vision and push me to grow.” He was interviewed July 8th by Classical WMUK 89.9 FM about PIPELINE!