Chesney Snow

Chesney Snow (Vocal Foley) is a Drama Desk Award-winning Brooklyn-based theater artist, songwriter, educator and beatboxer. He originated the role of Boxman in Broadway’s first a cappella musical, In Transit. Considered a pioneering figure in American beatbox culture, he founded the American Beatbox Championships and executive produced the documentary American Beatboxer, which was placed in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Harvard University’s Hiphop Archive, among others. He twice headlined Carnegie Hall with DCINY, was a three-time artist-in-residence at Harvard University and has collaborated on stage as a beatboxer with many legendary artists including KRS One, Zap Mama, and Nile Rodgers. He has opened for artists such as MC Lyte, Snoop Dogg, and Immortal Technique. His most recent work as a composer and lyricist was alongside renowned playwright and actress Regina Taylor for her 15th anniversary production of Crowns at McCarter Theatre and Long Wharf Theatre. His critically acclaimed autobiographical show The Unwritten Law was presented in Dixon Place’s 2018 season. National Tour: Vocalosity. Select NY credits: Burn This, Golden Boy, Antigone.