Araya Mengesha is a Toronto born and raised actor. Mengesha’s stage credits include Breath of Kings (Prince Hal/Henry V) and Rice Boy for the Stratford Festival, as well as War Horse and The Lion King (Young Simba) for Mirvish Productions. His screen credits include recurring roles on TV series Anne with an E, Shoot The Messenger, Hemlock Grove and Rogue, as well as appearances in Man Seeking Woman, Saving Hope and Mystery Hunters, and films Run This Town (upcoming), Jean of the Joneses, Cul de Sac and Nurse.Fighter.Boy. Mengesha is a graduate of Ryerson Theatre School.CLOSE UP
The CFC Actors Conservatory CLOSE-UPS are 3- to 5-minute cinematic works based on original characters created by the actors. These productions are intended for the big screen, and are designed to promote the actors and their talents in an entertaining and meaningful way.