Much Ado About Nothing

Benjamin Reed

THIS SEASON:
Lorenzo, Arragon in The Merchant of Venice; Sicinius Velutus, ensemble in Coriolanus; Rowley in The School for Scandal; Richard Burbage in Shakespeare’s Sister; Cripple in The Fair Maid of the Exchange.

PREVIOUSLY WITH ASC:
More than 30 roles in 18 productions, including Van Buren in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; Sebastian in Twelfth Night; Cornwall in King Lear; Sebastian in The Tempest; Claudio in Measure for Measure; The Ward in Women Beware Women; Ben in Love for Love; Marcello in The White Devil; Stephen in Every Man in His Humour; Malcolm in Macbeth; Raganeau in Cyrano de Bergerac; Balthazar in The Comedy of Errors; and Kent in Edward II.

OTHER THEATRES:
Hamlet in Hamlet, Orlando in As You Like It (Houston Shakespeare Festival, Houston, TX); Tom in A Few Good Men (The Alley Theatre, Houston, TX); Ken in Red, Halberstam in The Columnist (Tennessee Repertory Theatre, Nashville, TN); Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, Richmond in Richard III (Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Nashville, TN); Roat in Wait Until Dark (Wayside Theatre, Middletown, VA); Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew (Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Germantown, TN).

Film and tv:
Private Anderson in The Last Rescue; Stage Manager in Pure Country 2: The Gift.

EDUCATION:
MFA in Acting, University of Houston Professional Actor Training Program; BA in Theatre, Belmont University, Nashville, TN. Society of American Fight Directors recommended pass in Single Sword, Unarmed, and Quarterstaff.

NEWS FEED

2017 Renaissance Season
• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE • CORIOLANUS • THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL [ more ]