Araya Mengesha

Araya Mengesha

Program Completed at the CFC

CBC Actors Conservatory

Completion Year


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Araya Mengesha is a Toronto-based actor whose stage credits include Breath of Kings (Prince Hal/Henry V) and Rice Boy for the Stratford Festival, as well as War Horse and The Lion King (Young Simba) for Mirvish Productions. His screen credits include recurring roles on the TV series, Anne with an E, Shoot The Messenger, Hemlock Grove and Rogue, as well as appearances on Man Seeking Woman, Saving Hope and Mystery Hunters. Mengesha’s film credits include Run This Town, Jean of the Joneses, Cul de Sac and Nurse.Fighter.Boy.


The CFC Actors Conservatory CLOSE-UPS are 3- to 5-minute cinematic works based on original characters created by the actors. These productions are intended for the big screen, and are designed to promote the actors and their talents in an entertaining and meaningful way.