B.J. Cleveland is a multi-award-winning actor and director with more than 400 shows to his credit as actor, director and choreographer. Most recently, he was recognized by the DFW Theater Critics Forum for his critically acclaimed performance in the regional premiere of The Nance, and he has been named Best Actor numerous times by D magazine, the Dallas Observer, the Star-Telegram and FW Weekly for his starring roles throughout the Metroplex.
B.J. is well known in the area as the top-rated television host of the Disney Afternoon for more than 10 years. He also hosted the Discovery Channel series Route 66 and appeared on the NBC series The Facts of Life. B.J. has served as president of the Live Theatre League of Tarrant County, artistic director of Theatre Arlington and resident actor/director for Casa Manana. B.J.'s honors include Lifetime Achievement awards from the Live Theatre League of Tarrant County, the DFW Theater Critics, and SPJST as well as being named among the Distinguished Alumni of Tarrant County College. He is a teaching artist with the nationally renowned Dallas Children's Theater and an associate artist with Uptown Players, Kids Who Care and 1:30 Productions.