Carl Swanson

Last updated

April 30, 2019

Carl’s current news

Most recent Theatre Credits

NOEL - First National Tour - Napoleon, Edgar US/Replacement - VenuWorks Theatricals Dir: Sam Scalamoni/December 2018

If/Then - Lucas - Lyric Arts Dir:Elena Giannetti/September 2018

A Year With Frog and Toad - Toad - Bethel Summer Theatre Dir: Meg Zauner/July 2018

How I Became a Pirate - Swill - The Old Log Theatre Dir: Eric Morris/May-July 2018

Aint it a Grand and Glorious Feeling? - Matt (Lead) - Theatre Elision Dir: Lindsay Kay/June 2018

Carl just got back from the successful First National Tour of the new Musical, NOEL! In NOEL Carl played the role of Napoleon and was the understudy and replacement for the role of Edgar! He is happy to be back home and get back to work in the Twin Cities!

Carl is currenlty working as a Speech coach at Eastview High School out in Apple Valley, MN. 

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at 7:30 pm


Carl Swanson is an Actor, Singer, and Improviser originally from Hawley, MN.

He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and has lived in Minneapolis for the past 4 years while pursuing theatre and film work here in the city and elsewhere! 

Carl is energetic, charming, enthusiastic, sarcastic, and extremely hard working. He also grows a great beard!

Primarily Carl is a storyteller. His goal is to tell stories that have the capability of changing people. The one thing we should always strive for is to change our audience through our art.

Carl is an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. His project involved installing benches outside of Hawley's Community Pool. He partially attributes his choice of going into theatre back to all the little skits they had to do at scout camp.


Noel National Tour 2018

“Anthem” from Chess - Carl Swanson 2017

Carl Swanson - Marcus is Walking by Joan Ackerman



Eagle Scout Award (Boy Scouts of America)


Excellent Drums/Percussion Player 12 years, Experienced Tap Dancer, Dialects (British RP, Irish, American Southern, Russian, New York, French), Juggles (Balls/Clubs), Proficient Improvisor/Singing Improv./Shakespearean Improv., Fantastic Gollum Impression, Barbershop Quartet 6 years, Basic Acrobalance


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