Local star on the rise

Young theater buff makes own opportunities

Posted: November 23, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Courtesy Photo Northwest Arkansas native Coleman Ray Clark's star is only starting to shine.

Coleman Ray Clark said he can't remember a time when theater wasn't a career goal. As a 5-year-old, the Northwest Arkansas native was creating original characters. Today, he's a junior at New York City's Marymount Manhattan College.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/L. Hightower "To me, any project is about the people I have with me, and I didn't know who would audition," said Clark of his Kis...

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