THE official website of 

Britny J. Horton

Actor AND Activist 


Britny J. Horton is an art-ivist from Rochester, NY. Upon graduating from Spelman College and the British American Drama Academy, Britny began working for theaters and film and TV productions across the country. Britny worked as a Casting Associate for five years before pursuing her MFA at the University of Iowa ('21). Britny is dedicated to her training and considers it an honor to explore and refine her art. Her most recent credits include Hit the Wall (University of Iowa), SWEAT (University of Iowa) Men on Boats (Riverside Theatre), and Too Heavy for Your Pocket (Pyramid Theatre), YesToday (film), Incensed (Film), and Lights On (Film). In 2020, she produced the first film under her production company Curvy Confidence. In 2019, Britny won the Best Actress in a Play Award from Broadway World Des Moines for her portrayal of Evelyn in Too Heavy for Your Pocket. She recently launched a body-positivity podcast named Curvy Confidence. It is her goal to use her art to spread body-positive messages by playing and creating roles that challenge the standards of beauty and further incite the empowerment of black women. 

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