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Throughout life I hope to share and enlighten while being enlightened…
I hope to leave my hand print on the world so someone somewhere can say there was a man of Noble Deeds…one who had the passion and courage to try when others dare not try… humility and human compassion for others are the greatest gifts given to me by people of great influence and therefore I extend that to all I come in contact with while on my special journey…
-- MAYOR TORRANCE R. HARVEY
Honorable Torrance Harvey Sr.  standig ih a mic in his hand
Throughout life I hope to share and enlighten while being enlightened…
I hope to leave my hand print on the world so someone somewhere can say there was a man of Noble Deeds…one who had the passion and courage to try when others dare not try… humility and human compassion for others are the greatest gifts given to me by people of great influence and therefore I extend that to all I come in contact with while on my special journey…
-- MAYOR TORRANCE R. HARVEY

Torrance Harvey received MFA Degree Training in Acting from The Theater School DePaul University, M.S. Degree in Education /History from Mount Saint Mary College and his B.A. Degree in Drama and Business Administration from Morehouse College.   He maintains a current and extensive acting career within the industry for film and  television.

"A person of impeccable character, Torrance exemplifies the traits of a true Morehouse Man."

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BIOGRAPHY

1977

  • An Identical Twin

  • Trained Actor

  • Writer

  • Poet

  • Music Manager/Songwriter

  • Entrepreneur

  • Director and History Professor

  • Current: An Elected official

CURRENT

T. Harvey is a long standing active member of the Sreen Actors Guild (SAG) working of films and movies while being a History Instructor at Newburgh Free Academy, in Newburgh, New York in the new Excelsior Academy PTech Program housed at NFA North Campus.  He was the Faculty Advisor for both the NFA All Star Dance team and NFA Step Squad for 12 years.   In addition, T. Harvey is a partner in Prestigious Music Group (PMG) International Inc. which has launched two new artist : ESTY in debut album "Optimistic" and Dazzle D the Hood Rock Star. T. Harvey is very active all over the world and within his community as a former Commissioner on the Art and Cultural for the City of Newburgh, New York.

1992

Torrance Harvey has been a member of the SCREEN ACTORS GUILD (SAG) since 1992 and a member of Actors Equity as well.  Torrance has appeared in several National Television Commercials, Music Videos and Film Productions since a teenager along with an identical twin brother including:

  • HITSTRUMENT TOYS by NASA (1987)

  • Merry Go Round Fall Fashions (1991)

  • Burger King (1991)

  • Macy's Young Men of Styles Fall Fashion (1994)

  • Principal Actor in ABC's Afterschool Special "Girlfriend" for HARPO Production (1993) which won an Emmy Nomination and an NAACP Image Award Nomination

  • Entrepreneur

  • Director and History Professor

  • Current: An Elected official

  • Semi-Finalist Dance for Ed McManns Star Search '94

  • Body Double/Stand In for NAS in Hype Williams BELLY(1998),

  • Body Double/StandIN for Terence Howard in 50 Cents "Get Rich or Die Tryin" (2006)

  • LAMAZ DAD IN BABYMAMA 2008,

  • PHOTOGRAPHER IN Blockbuster film WE OWN THE NIGHT, RESTAURANT PATRON IN ROBERT DENIRO AND AL PACHINO'S FILM RIGHTEOUS KILL DIRECTED BY JON AVNET.

Member of Screen Actors Guild (SAG) since

1996

Opening & Closing Ceremonies of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, GA as a singer with the World Renowned Morehouse College Glee Club alongside Gloria Estefan (REACH), Trisha Yearwood, and Stevie Wonder (IMAGINE) after an extended Tour of Russia along the Volgar River, first performing with The Morehouse College Glee Club in Moscow at the RACHMANIOFF Theater ( Summer 1996).

Olympics

1980s

Torrance Harvey, Born in Poughkeepsie, New York along with an identical twin brother (Torrino Harvey) and six other siblings took his first step out of poverty and towards a performing arts career in the 1980s as Hip Hop Dynamic Duo "TNT Twinz" for BizBeat Entertainment/ BizBeat Television, under the direction of Derek Wilson and Barbara Baker, rapping and dancing on the world renowned "Club MTV" with Downtown Julie Brown and making guest appearances in Daytona Beach,FL along with YO MTV RAPS Dr. Dre and ED Lover. Soon after touring all over the world and appearing in NYC on stages with Wycef, Lauren Hill, Mc Lyte, Daren Dewitt Henson, and Lisa Nicole Carson, in the Hip Hop version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at the WestBeth Theater in New York City sponsored by the Shubert Organization and directed by Patricia Birch of Greese, entitled, Club XII (1991).

Then the TNT Twinz decided to obtain B. A. Degrees in Drama from Morehouse College (Class of 1997) while Majoring in Drama (Acting) and Business Administration at Morehouse College, the alma mater of such distinguished Alumnus such as Dr. Martin L. King Jr. '48, Samuel L. Jackson '69, Shelton "Spike Lee ''79 , and Bill Nunn ''78. ". After graduating from Morehouse College, T. Harvey was recruited from New York City to attend and matriculate in a rigorous training program for an MFA in Acting at DePaul University"The Theater School" formally The Goodman School of Drama in Chicago, Illinois, (1998-1999) and later recieved a M.S. Degree in History and Education from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York. (2003)

Hip Hop Dynamic Duo "TNT Twinz"

Torrance Harvey Sr. speaking to a group of people

MAYOR

He was elected to serve a four year term as City Councilman at large. Then after the passing of Mayor Judy Kennedy, Mayor Torrance Harvey was appointed unanimously by his colleagues on the City Council for Mayor for the City of Newburgh, New York. Then he was re-elected to a full Mayorial term in 2019. 

City of Newburgh, NY

Torrance Harvey speakin to a group

BOOK

He was elected to serve a four year term as City Councilman at large. Then after the passing of Mayor Judy Kennedy, Mayor Torrance Harvey was appointed unanimously by his colleagues on the City Council for Mayor for the City of Newburgh, New York.  He was re-eleced to a full term in 2019.  

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