Nigerian roots, raised in Houston, Texas, and schooled at The University Of Houston-Downtown. Tristien is an actor, writer, director, and teaching artist residing in Chicago. He's a proud AEA member and he's had the opportunity to collaborate/perform with theatre companies such as The Alley Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, Court Theatre, Congo Square, and many others. Film/Commercial credits include Illinois Tourism, Windstream Kinectic Energy, The Tie Bar, Pain Is The Agent Of Change, The Healing Begins, and other mini small independent projects. He finds joy in collaborating with artist that love to tell the truth through their art. Tristien believes that every artist needs to be constantly evolving and nurturing their talent to grow. He's never been compelled to put himself in one box so he's always on the lookout to learn something new or honing a new skill. Do everything you can while you can and try do it well. If you've made it to this last sentence I'll leave you with this. "Be willing to go all out, in pursuit of your dream. Ultimately it will pay off. You are more powerful than you think you are. Go for it."

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