Veracity Butcher

Veracity Butcher is an American actor and multi-hyphenate from New York City. She has performed at The Public, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Atlantic Theater, The Flea, NYU Skirball Center, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Abingdon Theater, INTAR, The Gene Frankel Theater, Dixon Place, 45 Bleecker, University Settlement, and La Mama. She was raised Off-Broadway, and started performing as a child. Her first film role was singing in The Object of My Affection. Her first stage work was in East Village youth theatre as a featured vocalist. She trained in Opera (Mezzo-Soprano) and is an advanced Tap dancer. She graduated from Middlebury College with high honors in Theatre and Arabic.

Veracity's Moroccan and Cajun ancestry, along with her youth in the metropolis, propels her to gravitate toward art infused with magic, musicality, and grit. Surrealism is in her blood. She is a member of Oscar-nominated screenwriter José Rivera’s writing circle. She apprenticed with Clark Middleton’s film acting group, based in the historical home of Rip Torn and Geraldine Page. She worked with Jim Simpson as a resident actor, or Bat, at The Flea Theater. She posed for acclaimed painters, including Douglas Bourgeois and Jan Frank. She is featured in music videos for Widowspeak’s Locusts, Ladyfingaz's Zipcar, and DRAM’s Cute. She performed her music project, VIOLETS, at venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn, including PIANO’S, DROM, Leftfield, FAT BABY, LIT Lounge, Pete’s Candy Store, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Matchless, COCO 66, SIGNAL Gallery, and NuBlu.

Television and film credits include CHATTER, by filmmaker Jessica Sherif; Barron’s Cove; opposite Raúl Castillo; BULL, Law & Order: SVU (Season 21, Episode 11), directed by Mariska Hargitay; The Downpour; by filmmaker Jade Courtney Edwards; What Came After, directed by three-time Tony award winner Tonya Pinkins, and written by Chris Peña (Jane The Virgin, Insecure); Docket 32357 , directed by three-time Emmy award winner Randy Wilkins and written by longtime collaborator Eljon Wardally; Alternatino (Comedy Central) created by Arturo Castro (Broad City, Narcos); and the titular role in feature film Marjoun and The Flying Headscarf , now available on Netflix.

Veracity Butcher Head Shot Photo by David Noles