Royce Mann

Royce was honored by the GA Entertainment Gala as a Best Youth Artist of the Year 2014 Nominee and was named Best Actor for the Indie Short Boy in the Box at age 9 out of over 50 teams in the 48 Hour Film Project. In feature film, Royce plays son to Gina Gershon in The Lookalike and stars in shorts on the festival circuit, Gift, Superdog (2015) and Goodman’s Salute (2014). He made his professional stage debut at the Tony Award Winning Alliance Theatre at age 7 as Tiny Tim, following in his brother’s, Tendal Mann, footsteps. He played the role for 3 years, and has been working non-stop ever since in principal roles on screen and stage including numerous national and regional commercials. He has walked red carpets in Newport Beach, Tampa, Orlando and others for Missile Crisis and Broccoli Monster, and he appeared as Young Tesla in the international-award-winning feature MHz (Megahertz), and on TV’s Good Eats as a Twisted Tiny Tim. He served as a Youth Host on People TV’s All the Latest ATL. Royce is shooting his own films via RoyceSolo Productions and Producing via Punch Brothers Prods. in partnership with brother Tendal and in conjunction with the Bontrager Twins/Twiin Media — one being Zombie Crush: A Teenage Zomedy. His co-creation music video Dark Comedy for the band Summer Dare was awarded the top Audience and Jury Awards in Atlanta and was one of the top 13 internationally at Filmapalooza 2013 in L.A. Royce played Young Diego (Young Zorro) to Adam Jacobs’ Zorro in the Premiere of the US Adaptation of “Zorro: The Musical” (recipient of numerous 2013 awards), directed by Christopher Renshaw at The Alliance. In 2012, he originated the principal youth role of Young Joe in the World Premiere of Ghost Brothers of Darkland County at The Alliance, working with Stephen King, John Mellencamp, T Bone Burnett, Director Susan Booth and Broadway luminaries, for which he sang a solo, a duet with Tony Award Winner Shuler Hensley and performed Precision High Jump stunt work and was singled out with favorable reviews nationally.Royce

He was a principal in the World Premiere of “I Dream” (Musical Dramatic Arts on The Alliance Stage, winner of Best World Premiere Musical Suzy Award 2010, directed by Jasmine Guy, an all-singing principal role as Young Ronald Allen), “The Red Balloon” and the Beleck Georges project (Bilingual, Theatre du Reve), “1:23” (Synchronicity) and “Bunnicula” (Synchronicity at the Alliance’s Hertz Stage). Royce has also been busy writing his first play and his first screenplay, which he plans to produce and direct.

Besides acting and filmmaking, “Renaissance-Mann” Royce enjoys baseball team pitching and catching (Awarded Charlie Hustle 2013, Emory Baseball Camp), bowling league (3rd in state, 2012, Qualified for the Jr. Gold National Bowling Tournament, 2014), golf (first hole-in-one April, 2012, Steel Canyon course), soccer, photography (with works included in Elton John’s private collection and First Place 2011 Atlanta Celebrates Photography) , art, rock climbing, chess, dancing, horseback, politics, advanced math (a college professor said he is among the top 4 students of all ages that he has ever taught), Philosophy, playing with his friends of all ages and traveling the world (Greece, Italy, Costa Rica, Canada and Peace Delegate to France, CISV 2013). Royce is a lifelong vegetarian, has grown up in a cohousing community and donates portions of all acting jobs to charity. His ultimate goals lie in Cinematography, Baseball and Bowling, and Sports Announcing/Scouting/Administration .

Royce is younger brother to actor Tendal Mann and son to actors Sheri Mann Stewart and Barry Stewart Mann.  He keeps an active passport and is an Equity Membership Candidate with the majority of his weeks earned. He is always interested in entertaining new roles in quality projects and collaborations around the world. His favorite travels to now have included FInland, Italy,  Greece, France and Costa Rica.