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Ted Stephens III is an actor, singer and dancer who has performed professionally with The Hippodrome Theatre, Minnesota Repertory Theatre, New Ground Theatre and Third Time Theatre. Regional credits include Will in the world premiere of College: The Musical, Duke in the U.S. regional premiere of The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Tom in Night of the Living Dead, The Ghost of Jacob Marley and Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol (two seasons), Hero in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Greg Sullivan in Spinning Into Butter, Bellhop in Lend Me A Tenor, Student/Technician in Wit, Greg in Journey for A Reason and Rooster in The Ugly Duckling, Inside-Out. Other favorite roles include Danny in the world premiere of American Western, Laertes in Hamlet, Bobby Child in Crazy for You, Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Stine in City of Angels, Alan Swann in My Favorite Year, Matthew in Private Eyes and Jerry in The Zoo Story.

He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association, the union for professional actors and stage managers.

A 2008 graduate of the University of Florida's prestigious master of fine arts in acting program, he was a Grinter Fellow in the School of Theatre and Dance, and was named the Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year this past May. Ted received his bachelor of arts in theatre at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, where he also received three Irene Ryan Acting Nominations for his portrayals of Finch in How to Succeed..., Matthew in Private Eyes and Glenn Cooper in Rumors from the American College Theatre Festival. He is recognized as a proficient stage combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors, the British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat, and Dueling Arts International.

On television, Ted has appeared on Law and Order ("Sweetie," NBC Universal) and Delocated, and in the HBO feature film Recount, starring Kevin Spacey. He has been featured in commercial and voiceover work for Scope Mouthwash (national), Beall's Clothing, Dick's Sporting Goods (national), Cox Communications, Red Baron Pizza, Linx Educational Videos, iWireless, The Hippodrome Theatre, Mt. St. Clare College and the University of Florida.

Ted has stage managed many shows, including How I Learned to Drive, Hedda Gabler, Buried Child and Death of A Salesman. He has also served as producer for You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Chorus Line, Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, Smokey Joe's Cafe and Cinderella.

In his freetime, Ted manages his company, Ted Stephens III Communication Studios, enjoys working out, swimming and going to the beach, spending time with his friends and family, and traveling across the country and abroad. He is an avid Chicago Cubs fan, Iowa Hawkeye fan and Florida Gators fan. He resides in New York City.



 

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Actors' Equity
The Hippodrome Theatre
New Ground Theatre
University of Florida
St. Ambrose University
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