Casey E Lewis

Last updated

September 18, 2018
 

Casey’s current news

Currently appearing as Captain Keller in The Miracle Worker at Yellow Tree Theatre!

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Biography

Casey recently 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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Résumé

Theatre (partial list)
The Miracle Worker (Fall 2018)            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                                  Great American 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
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 K. 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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