Stephen Berenson

Founding Director of MFA Programs, Acting Faculty

Trinity Rep: Debut in 1985, company member since 1992. Recent roles include 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.

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.