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Casey Smith

Originally from Seattle, WA, but having survived the last 11 years in Los Angeles, Casey is now an Angeleno. As a member of Circle X Theater Co., he appeared in Paul Mullin's Grendel, Jillian Armenante and Alice Dodd's Laura Comstock's Bag Punching Dog, and Tom Jacobson's Sperm. His critically acclaimed show At Play In The Valley Of The Shadow Of Chet, a co-creation of Clown Corn Messiah (with Jesse Aasheim and Chuck Harper) and Circle X Theater Co., received an LA Weekly Award nomination for Solo Performance. His latest work, also a solo show with Circle X, Violators Will Be Violated, directed by Jennifer Skinner, won the 2009 LA Weekly Award for Solo Performance. Other work in Los Angeles includes Arlecchino in Marivaux's The Triumph of Love (A Small Company and Chautauqua Theatre Alliance), Ike in David Davalos' Darkfall (Sacred Fools), and the Cow in Padraic Duffy's Feet (Sacred Fools). Before leaving Seattle, Casey created a show called Frog1, also with Clown Corn Messiah, which premiered at Sit'n'Spin and was part of artsEdge Festival of Experimentation in the Arts. Other work with Aasheim and Harper includes Christopher Durang's Titanic and Joe Orton's The Erpingham Camp. Casey is a graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle.

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