Carl Schurr

“I have always tried to embrace the philosophy of Dr. William Halstead, my major professor at the University of Michigan: ‘Theatre is a team sport’.”


[Everyman Theatre]: (Resident Company Member) The Importance of Being Earnest (Lane and Merriman), Noises Off (Lloyd Dallas), Death of a Salesman (Uncle Ben), A Streetcar Named Desire (Doctor), Blithe Spirit (Dr. Bradman), The Dresser (Sir), August: Osage County (Beverly Weston), Heroes (Philippe), You Can’t Take It With You (Mr. Kirby), All My Sons (Joe Keller), Our Town (Prof. Willard, Joe Stoddard, Constable Warren), The Cherry Orchard (Gayev), Much Ado About Nothing (Leonato), The School for Scandal (Sir Peter Teazle), Proof (Robert) and directed Private Lives. [National Tour]: Daisy Mayme, The Show-off (both with Jean Stapleton). [Regional Theatre]: Meadow Brook Theatre: Pygmalion (Henry Higgins), Present Laughter (Garry Essendine) Repertory Theatre of St. Louis: Noises Off (Frederick), Hay Fever (Richard) Walnut Street Theatre: Art (Serge) Missouri Repertory Theatre: The Hostage (Princess Grace), The Misanthrope (Philinte) Studio Arena: Loot (McLeavy), Ah, Wilderness! (Arthur), Dark of the Moon (Preacher Haggler). Center Stage: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Dr. Spivey), The Beaux’ Stratagem (Count Bellair) Totem Pole Playhouse: Producing Artistic Director for 25 years, Dracula (Title Role), The Good Doctor (Writer/Chekhov), The Odd Couple (Oscar), The Petrified Forest (Alan Squier). [Directing]: productions at Actors Theatre of Louisville, GeVa, Syracuse Stage, Walnut Street Theatre. [Education]: MA from the University of Michigan Member of Actor’s Equity Association since 1971.