Performance Workshop Theatre


Marc Horwitz has been a Founding Artistic Director of Performance Workshop Theatre since 1981 when he co-founded and established the acting company and theatre school in Bethlehem, PA. His many performances with the Company include Alan Turing in Breaking The Code, Davis in The Caretaker, the Shakespearean One-Man Show, Ages of Man, for which he was awarded “Best Actor” 2009 from City Paper in their Best of Baltimore Edition, and title roles in Oedipus (“Best Actor”-City Paper Best of Baltimore 2008), Macbeth, Hamlet, Peer Gynt, Henry V (“Best Actor”-New York International Festival of the Arts), Faith Healer, The Playboy of the Western World and The Puppetmaster of Lodz (“Best Actor”- City Paper Best of Baltimore 2002 and 1995). He was also recently seen performing two One-Man Shows, St. Nicholas, and [un]told stories; as Colm in Sea Marks, and Eddie Carbone in A View from the Bridge. He was awarded an Acting Fellowship from the British Theatre Association in London where he worked and trained with the Royal Shakespeare Company, The National Theatre, and The Old Vic Company. In New York, he was appointed Artistic Director of The American Theatre Festival and Director of the Theatre Program at Long Island University. Locally, he has been a Visiting Assistant Professor of Drama at the University of Maryland, College Park, a Guest Artist at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and an Assistant Professor of Drama at Stevenson University (formerly known as Villa Julie College). He received his M.F.A. in acting from Temple University. A voice, diction, dialect specialist, and Linklater trainer, he has presented workshops and master classes throughout the United States. His readings of stories, poems, and letters of Edgar Allan Poe can be heard on the Maryland Public Television website, Knowing Poe.


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