BIO

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I am originally from upstate New York. I attended the Junior College of Albany, and the State Universities of New York at Binghamton and Albany. I lived in Boston for 11 years, where I appeared as Norman in The Boys Next Door, Frederick Treves in The Elephant Man, Malvolio in Twelfth Night, Teddy in Arsenic and Old Lace, and studied acting with members of Shakespeare & Co., and the American Repertory Theatre, as well as studying with master teacher Niels Miller. In 1994, I moved to Chicago, where I became a company member of ShawChicago Theater Company, with whom I appeared in The Millionairess, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Paradise Lost, Arms and the Man, Lady Windermere’s FanOn the RocksGenevaBack to Methuselah, Fanny’s First PlayCaesar and CleopatraWhat Every Woman KnowsThe Apple CartMid-Winter’s Tales, as well as outreach productions of Address UnknownSaint Joan, Pygmalion, Shakespeare’s People, Shaw vs. Shakespeare and Santa Claus’s Partner. Other Chicago credits include Sunday in the Park with George with Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald and Michael Cerveris at the Ravinia Festival (directed by Lonny Price), and Dad in Leaving Iowa (Royal George Theatre). Regional theatre credits include Ragueneau in Cyrano de Bergerac and The Duke of York in Richard II (Playmakers Repertory Co., Chapel Hill, NC); Danforth in The Crucible, Mr. Hardcastle in She Stoops to Conquer, Parolles in All’s Well that Ends Well, Mr. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice, Orisini-Rosenberg in Amadeus and Rev. Chasuble in The Importance of Being Earnest (New Harmony Theatre); Pumblechook and Wemmick in the World Premiere musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations (Mill Mountain Theatre, Roanoke, VA); and The Ghost of Christmas Present, Fezziwig and Charity Man in A Christmas Carol (Meadow Brook Theatre, Rochester, MI). I’m the President of Borealis Systems, Inc., and Partner/Web Developer at Renegade Websites. In 2013 I moved to New York City with my wife, Lila M. Stromer. New York credits include Harold and Rodney Play Chess at the Cherry Lane Theatre (Downtown Urban Arts Festival), Merrily We Roll Along with Astoria Performing Arts CenterThe Devil’s Disciple with Project Shaw, All For Joe at the Duke Theatre on 42nd St., The Eight: Reindeer Monologues with APP, and a reading of The Groundling at Axis Theater Company.