Carl Swanson

Last updated

November 5, 2019

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Recent News

Now Playing: November 8th - January 5th, 2019

Carl is very excited to be making his debut in the Ensemble of the Children's Theatre Company's Christmas production of Cinderella! Click here for details. 

Upcoming: February 22nd - March 8th

Coming next year Carl will be playing Peter Shaw in Theatre Pro Rata's production of Silent Sky. This site specific production will be performed in the observatory of the Bell Museum. Click here for details.  


September 6th - 29th, 2019: Carl returned to Lyric Arts playing the role of Daryl in their regional premier of Bright Star! 

August 2nd - 10th, 2019: Carl joined the cast of Atlas ¯\_(ツ)_/¯: An Objective Musical as a part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival! 

June 24th - August 9th, 2019: Get ready to dig! Carl joined Side Kick Theatre for their summer kids show, The Fantastic Mr. Fox.

May 10th - 25th, 2019: Carl appeared as Rosencrantz in Fearless Comedy's Production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead!


Carl grew up in the small town of Hawley, MN where he started performing in high school plays, church skits, family productions with his Aunt Julie, and summers at Trollwood Performing Arts School. Carl attended the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point where he graduated with a BA in Drama. Carl currently resides in Minneapolis, MN and has performed at various theaters around the city. He has also performed at multiple theaters throughout the country while on the National Tour of NOEL the Musical. When not performing Carl works at Starbucks and as a speech coach at Eastview High School. Carl is also an avid golfer, movie enthusiast, and is obsessed with the show Survivor. 


Noel National Tour 2018

“Anthem” from Chess - Carl Swanson 2017

Carl Swanson - Marcus is Walking


Click link for full resume. 


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, Beat Boxing


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