Who is Tristan D. Lalla?

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Tristan D. Lalla is a multi-award-winning actor, born and raised in Montreal, Quebec (Canada).

Some recent credits include working alongside Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen in the blockbuster comedy Long Shot, sharing the screen with Hip Hop legend The RZA of Wu-Tang in Luc Besson's Brick Mansions, and providing the full performance capture for Adéwalé, the lead role in Assassin's Creed Freedom Cry (Ubisoft), which was nominated for Best New Character at the 2014 Canadian Videogame Awards, & Outstanding Performance in a Videogame at the 2015 ACTRA Awards.

He has been in over 50 plays, musicals, and staged readings across Canada. Some notable productions include: A Raisin In The Sun (Black Theatre Workshop), Othello (Persephone Productions), The Tempest, The Mahalia Jackson Musical, Man of La ManchaGlengarry Glen Ross (Segal Centre), the Canadian Premiere of David Mamet’s RACE (Theatre Yes), I AM I (Dancing Monkey), Urban Tales (Centaur Theatre), Andersen's Inkwell (Geordie Productions), The Mid-Life Crisis of Dionysus (Mainline Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing (Repercussion Theatre), The Lamentable Tragedy Of Sal Capone (Black Theatre Workshop/Urban Ink Productions), and The Mountaintop (Black Theatre Workshop/Neptune Theatre) for which he was awarded the 2018 META for Outstanding Lead Performance by an Actor.

In his formative years Tristan was a featured dancer in both the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival & Montreal International Jazz Festival, and in 2015/16 he was one of ten Ensemble Members of Canada's National Arts Centre.

Tristan is a recipient of the Gloria Mitchell-Aleong Award from Black Theatre Workshop and is a Dawson College Professional Theatre honours graduate. 


He is named after Tristan Rogers, who played Robert Scorpio on 'General Hospital' (Rogers was his mother's favourite actor), & he is the grandson of Rudolph Charles, who was one of the inventors of the musical instrument known as the Steel Pan (Steel Drum).

Besides acting, Tristan sings, paints, enjoys poetry, & philosophy.
The "D" is for Durand.