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Mark Nelson

Lecturer in Theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts

Mark Nelson has appeared on stage in New York in My Name Is Asher Lev, The Invention of Love (Lincoln Center), After the Fall, Three Sisters (Roundabout Theater), A Few Good Men, Rumors, Biloxi Blues, As Bees in Honey Drown, Amadeus, and Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile. He toured the world for a year with Sam Mendes' classical rep company, The Bridge Project. He has played Chekhov's Uncle Vanya (in Bartlett Sher's production at the Intiman Theatre); Shylock in The Merchant of Venice (The Shakespeare Theater, D.C.); Matt in Talley's Folly (Berkshire Theatre Festival); and two solo pieces: I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright (Cleveland Playhouse) and Underneath the Lintel by Glen Berger (Long Wharf Theater). His TV work includes "Unforgettable," “Law & Order," and “Spin City." He has directed plays at Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre, George Street Playhouse, and Chautauqua Theatre Company, and is a frequent guest director at the Juilliard School. Awards: Obie, Drama League, Lortel, Connecticut Critics' Circle, San Francisco Critics, Florida Carbonell, Drama Desk nomination, Emery Battis Award for Classical Acting, and the 2013 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship. He studied acting with Uta Hagen at HB Studio, where he also teaches. Mark is a graduate of Princeton.

In the News

Mark Nelson Selected as 2013 Lunt-Fontanne Fellow 

Campus Address

Lewis Center for the Arts
185 Nassau Street


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