Rogues, Characters, and Funny Men, a Discussion with Actor, Allen Merritt

Rogues, Characters, and Funny Men, a Discussion with Actor, Allen Merritt

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October 22, 2014 by Creative Energy in You

Join Cheri as she talks with chameleon actor, Allen Merritt about acting, creating characters and what it’s like to move through the world as a creative being!

Allen Merritt: Community, regional, stock & touring theater companies. Stage Shows include Pajama Game, Pippin, Pirates of Penzance, Westside Story, Working, Oklahoma, Carousel, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Romeo & Juliet & Music Man among many.

Allen has worked as an Assistant to General Manager & Company Manager for several off Broadway/Broadway workshops & productions such as Club 12, Hello Mudduh-Hello Fadduh (Tovah Feldshuh), Shakespeare for my Father (Lynn Redgrave), Party, Advice from a Caterpillar (Ally Sheedy & Dennis Christopher) & High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club (Alan Toussaint). Television: FOX NFL Sunday, None of the Above, Hotel Secrets & Legends, Guilty or Innocent & Interstate Batteries. Tours: ABC Family Fun Fair, Dinosaurs Go To School, Slim Goodbody’s Musical Health Show & more.

Allen is interested in motivational therapy having completed a degree in psychology. He plans to incorporate his experiences with the creative & performing arts with new projects focused on motivation and perception. He occasionally guest speaks, teaches, directs and choreographs.

Allen is available for corporate & public speaking events as a guest presenter to provide insight and motivation on a variety of subjects and can tailor to the associations needs or themes. He also works in training and development creating core curriculum for virtual training programs, as well as conducting workshops in speaker coaching.