TODD WAITE is in his 17th season as an Alley Company Artist. Recently seen as Nikolai in Describe the Night; Hannay in The 39 Steps; An Act of God; Around the World in 80 Days; One Man, Two Guvnors; and As You Like It. He has appeared in over 75 productions including eight Christmas seasons of the one-man show The Santaland Diaries; and three productions of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock). Other shows include: Pygmalion (Henry Higgins), Rock ‘n’ Roll (Jan), The Goat or Who is Sylvia? (Martin), Arsenic and Old Lace (Mortimer Brewster), Hapgood (Kerner), Noises Off (Frederick Fellowes), Art (Ivan), Stones in His Pockets (Jake), The Devil’s Disciple (Burgoyne), Deathtrap (Sydney), The Mousetrap (Christopher Wren), and The 39 Steps (Richard Hannay). Previously, Mr. Waite spent six seasons with the Shaw Theatre Festival, played Enjolras in the Canadian premiere of Les Miserables and guest-starred on major U.S. and Canadian networks. He was the resident director for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘O’ in Las Vegas, Artistic Advisor to the 2015 European Games Closing Ceremonies in Baku, and is the Creative Director of Bayou Bend’s 2016/2017 Christmas experience. Mr. Waite is a contributor to The International Baccalaureat Theory of Knowledge textbook (Oxford Press), and coaches for Ted Talks, Inprint Reading Series, corporate and political leaders. The recipient of the 2014 Presidential Young Arts Award for Acting Teachers, his private students have gone on to attend Juilliard, Royal Central School, Berkeley School of Music, Yale, Stage Door, Interlochen, North Carolina School of the Arts, and the Central Royal School . Education: BFA (Acting), MFA (Directing).