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Supermodel Tyson Beckford Meets With Tobias’ Students for Inspiring Talk

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For the students taking theater and film classes at the Dr. Marion A. Bolden Student Center on Broadway, a career in the arts might seem like an impossible dream, a goal far removed from the day-to-day reality of life on the streets of Newark.

But yesterday, teachers and a special guest reminded those young people that making a living in the entertainment industry is not as unlikely as they might think.

“[W]e were just like you. We were sitting in the seats listening to an older person say ‘don’t do this, don’t do that,’” said Tobias Truvillion, a film instructor who starred on the daytime drama One Life to Live for six seasons.

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