Mark Knight

Mark Knight

Actor, Dramaturge, Playwright, Producer, Theatre Director and Voice Artist

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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About Mark

Summary: Appeared in over a hundred plays, both classics and new writing. Toured the UK and Europe many times. Presented plays at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Also worked on radio and TV. Produced/directed many shows other than those listed below. From 1984 to 1997 was resident Actor/Teacher/Manager at Shakespeare's Globe Education Department, London. Now lives in Philadelphia, PA. Very active in playreading, the fringe & development programs in various theatres in Philadelphia including: the Brick Playhouse, The Shubin, PDC, Philly Young Playwrights, Secret Room Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Workshop, Overknight Theatre, the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium (IRC), Plays & Players, and many more.

Highlights of my career in Philadelphia:

2012 Fringe: Producing/Starring in “I Hate Monologues” www.j.mp/McK_Plays
2012: Executive Producer, The Shubin April Fest, www.j.mp/Shubin-Fest-2012
In 2011 I appeared in 'The Arsonists', at the Walnut St. Theatre Studio 5.
Toby Zinman wrote "The large cast...has one standout performance by Mark Knight as a headwaiter-turned-arsonist."
My most recent role was ‘Austin’ in Davon Williams’ play ‘Until Death...’ for OverKnightTheatre (January 2012)
In 1997 I came to the USA. I’ve performed in half a dozen shows on the Philly fringe since then and dozens more every year with theatre groups in the city.

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