Jeremy Lee Cudd

Jeremy Lee Cudd started in the theatre as a musician, playing drums/percussion for musical productions in the city of Atlanta and then started acting in 1995. Jeremy graduated from Georgia State University with a B.A. in English Literature and a Theatre minor.

Jeremy worked as an actor and teacher in the Atlanta area for six years with award-winning companies like the Alliance Theatre, Actors Express, Aurora Theatre, ART Station, and Georgia Shakespeare Festival. He was also an actor and artistic associate with Soul-stice Repertory Ensemble, where he worked many jobs, including marketing, education outreach, and dramaturgy. Jeremy graduated in 2007 with his Master of Fine Arts degree from Penn State University. The focus of his actor training at PSU was Meisner-based Practical Aesthetics under the guidance of master acting teacher Jim Wise. He also studied Voice and Shakespeare in London, England; Film and Television Acting in Toronto, Ontario with David Rotenberg at the Professional Actors Lab; and Directing with Joseph Ziegler at Soulpepper Theatre, also in Toronto.

Jeremy has been teaching for over 10 years in a variety of forums: university courses, professional studios, theatre camps, theatre outreach in public schools, touring workshops, and private coaching. He is a member of Actors' Equity Association.

Before coming to Austin in the Fall of 2011, Jeremy was based in Chicago for four years, where he worked regionally as an actor, director and teacher.

Notable credits: Actor in the world premiere of Rock and Roll: The Reunion Tour at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Actor in U.S. premiere of The Wonderful World of Dissocia at Profiles Theatre. Assistant director to Rick Snyder on the hit Chicago revival of Tracy Lett’s Killer Joe, which won three Jeff Awards and had multiple extensions at The Royal George. Director/Teacher working on new play development with at-risk Chicago high school students for American Theatre Company’s Mosaic & Bridge outreach programs. Guest artist playing the title role in Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus for Notre Dame University. Acting instructor and private coach at Act One Studios in Chicago.

He started Plenty Humble with his partner, Quetta Carpenter. While the theatre side of Plenty Humble focused on pairing AEA actors in Chicago with new plays in development, the media production side created the five episode web mini-series, Diary of a Job Seeker, which released its final episode October 2011 on the Web Series Channel.

Jeremy teaches undergraduate acting at the University of Texas at Austin. During his first year at UT, Jeremy acted in a new play, 360 (round dance), by Steven Dietz and directed the undergraduate acting project production of Carlos Murillo’s Dark Play Or Stories For Boys.

Jeremy is represented by Collier Talent. His recent film credits as an actor include a web project with Emergent Order. As a director, he is currently in development on both a web project and a feature length film.

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