Stephen Berenson

Founding Director of MFA Programs, Acting Faculty
Email: stephen_berenson@brown.edu

Trinity Rep: Debut in 1985, company member since 1992. Recent roles include Monsieur Defarge, A Tale of Two Cities; Robert Haxton, The Prince of Providence; Mr. Mushnik, Little Shop of Horrors; Witch, Macbeth; Stuart, Into the Breeches!; Willy Loman, Death of a Salesman; Academic One/Grendel, Beowulf: A Thousand Years of Baggage; Scrooge, A Christmas Carol; Fagin, Oliver!; Fool, King Lear; Shylock, The Merchant of Venice; Sydney, Absurd Person Singular; Herr Schultz, Cabaret; Feste, Twelfth Night; Harry, Paris by NightOther Theaters: NYC’s Town Hall, BAM, The Kennedy Center, Dallas Theater Center, on tour in the US and Canada, The White House, 17 seasons with the Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble. Off-Broadway credits include revivals of Dead End and Men in White by Sidney Kingsley, The Butterfingers Angel by William Gibson, Close Enough For Jazz by Joe Keenan, and Bunthorne in Gilbert & Sullivan’s Patience.

Other: Co-Director of the former Trinity Rep Conservatory, Founding Director of the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs in Acting & Directing, a member of the Acting faculty, and a Professor of the Practice at Brown University. He holds a Tutorial appointment at Lincoln College Oxford. Awards include The New England Theatre Conference Teacher of the Year, The Providence Mayor Citation For Excellence, 2010 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship at Ten Chimneys. www.stephenberenson.com