E.K. BONNER, a native of Longview, TX has a great passion for the Arts!! He is an actor, producer, director, choreographer, dancer, singer and playwright. He has worked with and featured in his play productions various renown actors and tv celebrities such as Brian White, Pooch Hall, Darrin Henson, Countess Vaughn, The Late Tommy Ford, Virlinda Stanton, Beverly Crawford and many more. He also has a big heart for youth! His desire is to continue to mentor and motivate youth and encourage them to stay on the right path! One way he effectively does this is by being the choreographer and director of his Christian dance & mime group called Dramatic Praise for over 20 years! This group of youth have traveled across the nation performing in places such as Dallas, New York, Oklahoma, Houston, and Atlanta, GA. Currently, he teaches Theater Arts in Texas at Foster Middle School and he’s also an entrepreneur that has been running his Barber & Beauty Salon business for over 20 years. He is the managing director of Superbad Theater Company based out of San Francisco, CA. Last but not least, he is the founder and pastor of Abundant Life Ministries in Longview, Texas. With all these hats, he makes time to spend with his wife Tina who he has been happily married to since 2004 and he cherishes spending time with his teenage triplet boys Joseph, Jeremiah, and Josiah Bonner!