Isaiah Lucas is a Japanese and black American actor, dancer, model,and community activist from Las Vegas, NV. He is the middle sibling of three children of a Firefighter father, La Mar Lucas, and a school teacher mother, Malina Booker.He went to highschool at Las Vegas academy, where he auditioned and got accepted as a theater major.
After graduating from high school, he took the leap of faith by move to Los Angeles at 18 years old to pursue his career as an actor. Not too long after, Isaiah was approached by commercial agent Daniel Hoff, who later signs him to his agency at The Daniel Hoff Agency.
Over the next couple of years Isaiah gained both national and international exposure by being featured in multiple commercials and print ads worldwide including: Seventeen Magazine, Paul Frank, Pepsi, Mentos, Playstation, Red Bull, IBM, Nintendo, JBL, Apple, and more.
He started training at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy. His studies included:choreography, acting, and the art of taking direction. During this time he also trained under master vocal coach Angel Hart. In 2010 he got a major opportunity that would last him a total of six consecutive years in Debbie Allen’s: Hot chocolate nutcracker, as a dancer. Four years in, he was asked to understudy for all four of the lead characters ; played by Jaleel White, Carlo Imperato, Debbie Allen, and Raven Symone. Eventually Isaiah got to perform the role of Bucky. Originally played by Debbie Allen. (CLICK HERE FOR DANCE REEL)
Soon after, he went on a national tour as a dancer for Billboard top 100 dance pop artist Sasha Gradiva. Eventually being promoted as her creative director and choreographer for the “Lovers wanted tour” that toured in over 25 cities nationwide.
Shortly after, Isaiah landed his first acting role in a short film Our Father starring Michael Gross. In this film he played the role of Jack, a secret love interest in a mental hospital. Later that year he was on an episode of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, where he was an ER patient.
Isaiah later gets a role that would combine the best of both worlds in Dance Baby Dance, a full length feature starring Beverly Mitchell. Isaiah created the role of Ravon; a humble hip-hop dancer compelled to move back home to take care of his sick grandmother.
During his free time Isaiah enjoys traveling, video editing, working out, mentoring the youth, and giving back to his community. With the love for his craft and compassion for people, Isaiah will continue to relate to people, set new artistic standards, and break social confines, both on screen and within his communities …