Theo Stockman

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Theo Stockman
BornTheo Stockman
(1984-12-27) December 27, 1984 (age 27)
Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationActor and singer
Years active2008—present
Website
http://theostockman.com/index.html
 
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Theo Stockman
BornTheo Stockman
(1984-12-27) December 27, 1984 (age 27)
Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationActor and singer
Years active2008—present
Website
http://theostockman.com/index.html

Theo Stockman (born December 27, 1984) is an American actor, singer, and disc jockey, best known for his roles in Broadway musicals.

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Early life

Stockman is the son of author Jayne Anne Phillips and physician Mark Stockman. He graduated from Concord Academy in 2003. While there, he was an active member of the theatre program, performing as Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream and multiple characters in The Laramie Project. In his senior year of high school, Stockman adapted The Perks of Being a Wallflower for the stage and directed it as part of CA's Directors Seminar.[1][2]

Stockman graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama in 2007 after studying in the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, the Experimental Theatre Wing, and the International Theatre Workshop in Amsterdam.[3] Roles included Claude in Hair at Theater Mitu in 2006 and Dionysus in The Bacchae in 2005.[1] Stockman reprised his role as Dionysus at the International Theatre Festival in Warsaw in 2007, for which he was awarded the Best Leading Actor award.[4]

Career

Stockman was a cast member in the 2009 Broadway revival of Hair, performing as a Member of the Tribe, Hubert, the Principal, and John Wilkes Booth, while also understudying Dad.[5] He also performed in the September 2007 40th anniversary concert production at the Delacorte Theater, followed by the July to September 2008 Hair revival at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.[6]

Stockman performed as The Representative of Jingletown in the production of American Idiot on Broadway after appearing in workshops and the original Berkeley, California run.[4][7]American Idiot premiered at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre on September 4, 2009.[8] The show's run ended on November 15, 2009 and transferred to the St. James Theatre on Broadway, where it began previews March 24, 2010 and officially opened on April 20, 2010. Stockman left the show on January 30, 2011.

From April 5 to May 26, 2012, Stockman is starring as 'Danny' in the Off-Broadway play An Early History of Fire by David Rabe, produced by The New Group.[9]

Stockman starred in a reading of Veritas by Stan Richardson on June 16, 2011.[10] In May, 2009, he starred as Benvolio in a reading/workshop production of The Last Goodbye, a rock musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet featuring the songs of the late Jeff Buckley.[11] Other readings and workshops include The Elephant Song, The Black Crook, and 36 Views.[12][13][14]

He has also performed at PS 122 and La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club.[15] La MaMa credits include Too Fast Waltz in 2007.[16] Regional credits inclue The Witching Hour (2005) and Fairy Garden at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.[17]

In 2009, Stockman made guest appearances on 30 Rock and Cupid. He guest starred as Kyle Finch on episode 3.10 of Nurse Jackie, "Fuck the Lemurs", on June 6, 2011.[18] 2011-2012 appearances include CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Private Practice, and MTV's I Just Want My Pants Back.[18][19]

Stockman starred as Tom in the 2008 musical short The Steam-Room Crooner and played Mike Kenney in the 2003 film Freebox.[18]

Stockman provided backup vocals for "Cinema", a track from Declan Bennett's 2011 album, record:BREAKUP. He also works as a DJ in New York City under the name DJ Theocracy.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b http://www.concordacademy.org/about_concord_academy/magazine/09-spring/stockman.aspx
  2. ^ a b http://culturebot.wordpress.com/2009/12/23/five-questions-for-theo-stockman/
  3. ^ http://theostockman.com/educate.html
  4. ^ a b http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/whoswho/biography/18238
  5. ^ http://www.ibdb.com/person.php?id=482819
  6. ^ http://broadwayworld.com/people/Theo_Stockman/
  7. ^ http://broadwayworld.com/article/Berkeley_Rep_Theatre_Announces_John_Gallagher_Jr_Matt_Caplan_Michael_Esper_More_In_AMERICAN_IDIOT_20090803
  8. ^ Itzkoff, Dave (March 30, 2009). "Punk CD Is Going Theatrical". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/30/theater/30berk.html?_r=2&hpw. Retrieved May 6, 2010. 
  9. ^ http://www.broadway.com/shows/early-history-fire/
  10. ^ http://www.playbill.com/news/article/151679-Veritas-About-Harvard-Gay-Witch-Hunt-to-Feature-Nicholas-Galbraith-Theo-Stockman-Grant-Gerard
  11. ^ http://www.broadway.com/buzz/147090/romeo-and-juliet-musical-the-last-goodbye-set-to-jeff-buckley-tunes-may-debut-next-season/
  12. ^ http://nicolasbillon.com/english/en_theatre_elephant.html
  13. ^ http://theatresm.com/?p=62
  14. ^ http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs029/1101671080949/archive/1102126416945.html
  15. ^ http://broadwayworld.com/article/Full_Cast_Announced_for_AMERICAN_IDIOT_Cast_to_Appear_on_Grammy_Awards_20100128_page2
  16. ^ http://www.lamama.org/performances/playreading_archives.html
  17. ^ http://williamstowntheatrefestival.org/performance?PerformanceID=505
  18. ^ a b c http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2087489/
  19. ^ http://www.cbspressexpress.com/div.php/cbs_entertainment/original/release?id=231&dpid=56&rid=29202

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