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Per Janson

AEA
Phone(401) 339-4643HairBrown
EmailEyesBlue
Websitewww.thelightfantastic.orgHeight6' 0"
Weight175 lbs
 
Theater Credits
Orlando   The Archduchess     Stonington Opera House     Natalya Baldyga
Cymbeline   Cymbeline     The Here & Now     Talya Klein
R&J&Z   Tybalt     The New Ohio     Joan Jubett
Peter and the Starcatcher   Mrs. Bumbrake/Teacher     Company of Fools     John Glenn
Much Ado About Nothing   Don John     The Here & Now     Talya Klein
Romeo & Juliet   Romeo     Stonington Opera House     Holly Derr
R&J&Z   Tybalt     Stonington Opera House     Joan Jubett
A 1912 Vaudeville   Strapping Young Man     Stonington Opera House     Jeffrey Frace
Antony & Cleopatra   Alexas     Stonington Opera House     Craig Baldwin
The Velveteen Rabbit   Velveteen Rabbit     Company of Fools     John Glenn
The Merchant of Venice   Bassanio     Saratoga Shakespeare Co.     William Finlay
Othello   Cassio     Inwood Shakespeare Fest.     Chaya Gordon-Bland
Chain of Fools   Michael     Guthrie Theater     Marcela Lorca
A Christmas Carol   Fred     Trinity Repertory Co.     Birgitta Victorson
Twelfth Night   Aguecheek (u/s, performed)     Trinity Repertory Co.     Brian McEleney
Melancholy Play   Lorenzo     WAM Theatre     Kristen van Ginhoven
This Is My Office   Andy     Playwrights Rep     Talya Klein
Baz & Me   Fedya     Playwrights Rep     Lowry Marshall
Girls on the Clock   Rob     Playwrights Rep     Mia Rovegno
Richard III   Clarence     Guerrilla Shakespeare Project     Makaela Pollock
Uncle Vanya   Astrov     Brown/Trinity MFA     Michael Perlman
A Doll's House   Torvald     Brown/Trinity MFA      Michael Perlman
The Tempest   Prospero     Brown/Trinity MFA     Christopher Windom
Hamlet   Claudius     Brown/Trinity MFA     Michael Perlman
Othello   Roderigo, Duke, Montano, & Lodovico     Brown/Trinity MFA     Rudi Utter
Mad Forest   Mihai     Brown/Trinity MFA     Heath Cullens
Blood Wedding   Death     Brown/Trinity MFA     Stephen Buescher
Twelfth Night   Fabian     Brown/Trinity MFA     Makaela Pollock
Romeo & Juliet   Friar John     Brown/Trinity MFA     Alex Torra
Wild Porcelain   The Wagoneer     Workhorse Theatre     Stephen Buescher
Line   William     Perishable Theatre     Mark Peckham
 
Film Credits
Catharsis   Lead     NYU Film     Naleeka Dennis
The Outlaw Josiah B   Lead     V.C. Productions     Nick Wagner
The 1812 Overture of Evil   Lead     Step Lively Films     Adam Portilla
 
Other Credits
A View from the Bridge   Director     The Light Fantastic     
Twelfth Night   Assistant Director     Public Theater Mobile Unit     Saheem Ali
The Glass Menagerie   Director     The Light Fantastic     
Henry IV, Part 1   Assistant Director     Ten Thousand Things     Michelle Hensley
The Ragged Claws   Assistant Director     Cherry Lane Theatre     Jedadiah Schultz
Hamlet   Assistant Director     Trinity Repertory Co.     Brian McEleney
 
Education and Training
Brown University/Trinity Rep: M.F.A., Acting

Brown University: M.A., Theatre and Performance Studies

Grinnell College: B.A., with honors, Theatre and English

Guthrie Theater: A Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training

Accademia Dell'Arte, Italy: Physical theatre semester; later apprenticed 5 mos. w/ actor Nino Racco

Abbey Theatre, Ireland: Archive/Literary intern
 
Special Skills
Stage combat, juggling, acrobatics, basketball, running, and conversationally fluent in Italian.

Dialects include Southern, RP, Irish, Italian, and Russian.