Did you know that is an acronym for Charles and Tony's Productions.
First fell in love with the theater as a student understudy at Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland OR while still in high school, then studied at Actors Studio in New York.
Cast in As The World Turns for a season before going to San Francisco, playing Marek in Good Soldier Schweik. Trained and worked as a roadie for several bands including Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane and The Rolling Stones, among others. Did minor stunt work in television ? Streets of San Francisco, McMillan and Wife to name a couple. Worked in films such as Killer Elite, Freeby and The Bean, Super Dad, Towering Inferno ? a lot of ?B? and below grade films!
While living in Europe for twelve years wrote and directed cabarets all over northern Europe; directed Two-Character Play by Tennessee Williams at the American Repertory Theater in Amsterdam and directed, acted and taught at The International Theater in Vienna. Also directed The Wiz and Zieh Den Stecker Raus. Wrote a radio show ? Das Nicht Nachrichten News for Austrian broadcast.
Returned to Portland and worked as an actor at Sylvia?s. Directed Who?s in Bed with the Butler, Terrence Spivey?s Smoke Stack Lightnin?, Old Possum?s Book of Practical Cats; Seven Jewish Children and now, Hershell Norwood?s Billie?s Blues-Tonight at Mama?s Jam.
is a member of OMPA.
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