Josh Innerst

josh innerst american shakespeare center
This Season:

Hamlet in Hamlet; Mowbray, Percy, Groom in Richard II; Hamlet in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead; Petulant in The Way of the World; Castillo, Senator in Antonio’s Revenge.


More than 49 roles in 29 productions, including Ted in Peter and the Starcatcher; Don John in Much Ado about Nothing; Warwick in The Fall of King Henry (Henry VI, Part 3); Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice; Aufidius in Coriolanus; Chorus in Henry V; Brutus in Julius Caesar; Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest; Martin Luther in Wittenberg; Prince, Peter in Romeo and Juliet; Duke in All’s Well That Ends Well; Agamemnon in Troilus and Cressida.


Chorus, Canterbury in Henry V (Cape Fear Regional Theater, Fayetteville, NC); Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps (Bootless Stageworks, Wilmington, DE); Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Center Valley, PA); Bardolph in The Merry Wives of Windsor; Martius in Titus Andronicus; Tybalt, Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet; Kent in Mary Stuart (Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, UT); Captain Carter in Pride and Prejudice; Vagrant in The Cherry Orchard (Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI); Macduff in Macbeth; Shepherd in The Winter’s Tale (Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Normal, IL); Vershinin in Three Sisters (Heartland Theatre, Bloomington, IL); Caliban in The Tempest, Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Greenville Shakespeare Company, Greenville, SC).


MFA in Classical Acting, Illinois State University; BA in Performance Studies; Certified Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors.