Spotlight on Alumni
Charlie Gallant is an actor, musician, dancer, collaborator and writer who graduated from Studio 58 in 2007. The following year he appeared in Green Thumb Theatre’s production of STEEL KISS by Robin Fulford, which wound up winning the cast a Jessie Richardson Theatre Award for Significant Artistic Achievement for their work as an ensemble. Charlie also appeared in several seasons at Bard on the Beach, and starred in Green Thumb’s critically acclaimed production of THE DECEMBER MAN, before making a move across the country to Ontario. Charlie now calls Toronto his home, with four years of playing leads at the Shaw Festival under his belt, and a recurring role on FX’s “The Strain”. 2017 was a busy year for Charlie; he appeared at the famed Winter Garden Theatre in a remount of the Dora Award Winning Groundling Theatre’s THE WINTER’S TALE in rep with MEASURE FOR MEASURE, and returned to Vancouver to star in both THE MERCHANT OF VENICE and TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at Bard on the Beach, before appearing as Prince Harry in KING CHARLES III at the Art’s Club’s Stanley Theatre. 2018 is sure to keep Charlie equally busy, as he heads back to Ontario to make his Stratford Theatre Festival debut as Clitus in JULIUS CAESAR and Edmund Tyrone in LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT. Go get 'em Charlie!
December 13, 2017