J. Omar Hansen*


Omar is so excited to make his Pioneer Theatre Company debut in Twelfth Night. Theatre; NYC: Gottfried/Ed (Bielzy and Gottfried), Regional: Fagan (Oliver!), Nephi Johnson (Ballad of a Meadow), Scrooge (A Christmas Carol), Froggy (The Foreigner), Ben Franklin (1776). Television: “Scarecrow and Mrs. King,” “The Twilight Zone,” “Starman,” “Days of our Lives,” “Blind Witness,” “Evil in Clear River.” As a playwright, he has had plays produced all over the country. He is a cofounder of the Great Bear Folk Theatre, a storytelling theatre company. As a storyteller, he has performed at major festivals across the country. After a 25 year career as a university professor, he is now excited to be pursuing theatre full time again.

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States

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