Casey E Lewis

Last updated

August 26, 2019
 

Casey’s current news

Currently playing George H. W. Bush in Five Presidents at Old Log Theatre.

Biography

Casey relocated to the Twin Cities from Los Angeles, where he lived for fifteen years. During that time he worked on USA Network's Colony, Showtime's Masters of Sex, Transparent on Amazon and YouTube Red's Do You Want To See A Dead Body?, as well as multiple independent short films and features.  There he also collaborated on stage with Chrysalis Stage, Knightsbridge Theatre, Zoo District and Celtic Arts Center Theater.  In addition to voicing characters in video games and spots for Gradifi, The Digital Entertainment Group, Red Bull and Colonial Williamsburg, Casey has appeared on camera in commercials for Nissan, Chevrolet and Best Buy.   Prior to his time in Southern California, Casey lived in Minneapolis, where he worked with such companies as the Guthrie Theater, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Frank Theatre and Park Square Theatre.  Regionally he has worked with Door Shakespeare in Door County, Wisconsin; Cold Comfort productions in Castine, Maine; Fort Worth Shakespeare in the Park; and Shakespeare Festival of Dallas.  Favorite roles include Morell in Candida, Septimus in Arcadia, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, and Malvolio in Twelfth Night.  Casey received his BFA in Theatre/Acting from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, and his MFA in Acting from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Casey studied with Michael Bofshever at his studio doing scene and exercise work, with Robert D'Avanzo for on-camera auditioning, and improvisation at the Groundlings School.  He trained in commercial VO with Huck Liggett at The Voicecaster and Marc Cashman, as well as animation with Cynthia Songé, and promo VO with Gene Cordes.

Casey is also the owner of SRVCSrendered, which specializes in actor promotion and performance support, helping actors achieve their career goals with strategic, high-quality business solutions. Services include Audition Recording, Website Design, Postcard and Business Card Design, and Coaching and Consulting, with the aim of helping clients perform better in their art and their business.

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Casey E. Lewis - Drama Demo

Casey E. Lewis - Comedy Demo

Résumé

Theatre (partial list)
Five Presidents                                    George H. W. Bush                        Old Log Theatre
Cyrano de Bergerac (Spring)               u/s Le Bret; Montfleury, as cast     Guthrie Theater
The Miracle Worker                              Captain Keller                               Yellow Tree Theatre
Candida                                                Rev James Morrell                        Chrysalis Stage
Twelfth Night                                         Malvolio                                         Knightsbridge Theatre
The Taming of the Shrew                      Tranio                                            Zoo District
Bedtime Story                                       Mulligan                                         Celtic Arts Center Theater
Ah, Wilderness! (tour)                           Bartender                                      Guthrie Theater
Twelfth Night                                         Sebastian                                      Door Shakespeare
The Threepenny Opera                        Filch                                               Frank Theatre
Cyrano                                                  de Valvert & Ensemble                  Theatre de la Jeune Lune
The Lady From The Sea                      Arnholm                                         15 Head - a theatre lab
Leaves                                                  Patrick                                          Cheap Theatre
O Pioneers!                                          Emil                                               History Theatre
Arcadia                                                 Septimus                                       Park Square Theatre
Measure for Measure                           Angelo                                           Cold Comfort Productions
Crimes of the Heart                              Doc                                                Cold Comfort Productions
Measure for Measure                           Provost                                          Frank Theatre
Much Ado About Nothing                     Benedick                                       Cold Comfort Productions
Talking Heads                                      Graham                                         Cold Comfort Productions

Television
Do You Want to See a Dead Body?     Co-star                              Abominable Pictures/Alex Fernie dir
Colony                                                  Co-star                              Legendary-USA/Peter Leto dir
Transparent                                          Co-star                              Amazon/Andrea Arnold dir
Masters of Sex                                     Co-star                              Showtime/Jeremy Webb dir

Film
Sold Out                                               Supporting                         Tim Dahlseid dir
Christmas Break-In                              Supporting                         Michael Kampa dir
Princess of the Row                             Supporting                         Max Carlson dir
Plastic Beach                                       Lead                                   Dan Shulman-Means dir
Writing the Wave                                  Supporting                          Kevin Lawrence King dir
Masquerade                                         Lead                                   Mikayla Wiseman dir
Tolkien’s Road                                      Lead                                   Nye Green dir
Acknowledge                                        Lead                                   Patrick McCormick dir
A Fistful of Lira                                     Lead                                   Rachel Weeda dir
Friendly Advice                                    Lead                                   Tyler Goeckner-Zoeller dir
Roner                                                   Lead                                   Sam Karp dir

Training
The Groundlings School – Basic, Intermediate
Michael Bofshever Studio – scene study, exercise work
M.F.A. Professional Actor Training Program, Louisiana State University
B.F.A. Pre-professional – Acting, Southwest Texas State University
Acting – Kenneth Washington (Guthrie Theater), John Dennis, Barry Kyle (Shakespeare)
Voice – Mira Kehoe (Guthrie Theater), Joe Gilday (Linklater)
Movement – Marcela Lorca (Guthrie Theater), Annmarie Davis (Alexander, Feldenkrais)
Stage Violence (hand to hand, stage rapier) – Kevin Colman of Shakespeare & Co.
Commedia dell’ Arte workshop with Jon Kellam of Zoo District and The Actors’ Gang
Character Development –  Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Dominique Serrand & Vincent Gracieux

Special Skills
Basic handgun training, Stage rapier, Dialects (Standard British, Cockney, French, German, Irish), 
Two step, Waltz, Horseback riding (Western), Bongos, Bullwhip, Bocce, Computer Skills, Digital photography/imager

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