Benjamin Reed

american shakespeare center benjamin reed
THIS SEASON

Oliver in As You Like It; Mr. Weston in Emma; King Edward IV, Ratcliffe in Richard III; and Young Bellair in The Man of Mode.

PREVIOUSLY WITH ASC

More than 48 roles in 32 productions, including Laertes in Hamlet; Antonio in Antonio’s Revenge; Peter in Peter and the Starcatcher; Claudio in Much Ado about Nothing; Van Buren in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; Sebastian in Twelfth Night; Cornwall in King Lear; Sebastian in The Tempest; Claudio in Measure for Measure; Stephen in Every Man in His Humour; Malcolm in Macbeth; Raganeau in Cyrano de Bergerac; 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.