Carle Atwater was born in Chapel Hill, NC. He is a graduate of Howard University with a BFA in Theatre. Carle is a classically trained singer and has performed opera at the JF Kennedy Center, sang back up with Aretha Franklin, the Alvin Ailey Dance Company and Mary Lou Williams at Fords Theatre, and has performed the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden on multiple occasions.
He was awarded the L. A.Critics award for Best Performance in a Musical for his portrayal of Bert Williams in “Williams and Walker”. This is Carle’s 2nd production with the NMTITS. For Christmas of 2018, he portrayed Charles Dickens and the Ghost of Christmas Present in “A Christmas Carol”
Carle is also an accomplished photographer with over 40 years experience. His works can be seen on Pinterest, Instagram and FB as “Carle Atwater Photography” as well as www.carle.photoreflect.com.