actor teddy spencer biography

While in Dallas, Teddy has worked regionally at the Dallas Theatre Center, playing Bardolph in Shakespeare’s Henry IV (parts 1 and 2), directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, as well as Max in the musical Cabaret, directed by DTC Artistic Associate Joel Ferrell. Also while in Dallas, Teddy has worked at The Undermain Theatre, playing the role of Professor Jay Spellman, in the World Premier of Len Jenkin’s play Time in Kafka, directed by Undermain Artistic Director Kathrine Owens.

While receiving his MFA in Acting at Southern Methodist University, Teddy played the role of Vanya in Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, as well as Harpagon in Moliere’s The Miser, Alan in Reza’s God of Carnage, Nick in Mamet’s The Woods, William the Waiter in Shaw’s You Never Can Tell, and Reverend Phelps in Baldwin’s Blues for Mr. Charlie, directed by Patricia McGregor.

In addition, Teddy has worked for the past 2 consecutive seasons with Santa Rosa Summer Repertory Theatre in Santa Rosa, CA. While there he played Lawerence in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Harold in The Full Monty, Martinet in A Flea in Her Ear, Mr. Darling in Peter Pan, Azolan in Dangerous Liasons, and Spritizer in Hairspray.

Originally from northern California, Teddy received a BA in Musical Theatre and a BA is Psychology from California State University, Chico. In his free time he enjoys disc golfing, hiking, and any other activity that allows him to get outside and wander the hillsides with his dog, Rocky.

© Teddy Spencer, 2012
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