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Stephen Berenson Professor of the Practice of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

Stephen Berenson has been a member of the Trinity Rep Acting Company for sixteen seasons, where his roles have included Puck in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Lucio in MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Master Page in THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, Praed in MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, Frederick Fellowes in NOISES OFF, Leon in MESHUGAH, and Scrooge in A CHRISTMAS CAROL. With the Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble in Middlebury, VT, he has played Friar Laurence, Dogberry, Feste, and many other parts. His New York credits include the original casts of Joe Keenan's CLOSE ENOUGH FOR JAZZ, William Gibson's THE BUTTERFINGERS ANGEL, revivals of DEAD END and MEN IN WHITE by Sidney Kingsley, and the character of Bunthorne in Gilbert and Sullivan's PATIENCE. He has performed at The Kennedy Center, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York's Town Hall, at The White House in Washington DC (for three presidents), and on the top of a float in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. His acting work has taken him throughout the United States and Canada. He has often been involved with industrial performances representing such diverse corporations as IBM, The Wine Spectator, and United Media. In additional to his performance work, he is a director and playwright.

Brown Affiliations

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Stephen Berenson is a member of the Trinity Rep Acting Company and Chair of the MFA Programs for the Brown University/Trinity Rep Consortium. He is also a member of the Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble at Middlebury College, VT.