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ATX Actor of the Month:
Marc Pouhé is an American actor based in Austin, TX.
Films: Mnemosyne Rising, The Overbrook Brothers, and Between Kings and Queens. TV: Friday Night Lights, Prison Break.
Titular theatre roles include Cyrano de Bergerac, Othello, and Macbeth with Austin Shakespeare and Thurgood Marshall in Thurgood with The Public Theatre of San Antonio. Additional theatre credits include Jean (Rhinoceros), Mr. Burns (Mr. Burns, a Post-electric play), Tom Robinson (To Kill A Mockingbird), De Guiche (Cyrano), Vershinin (Three Sisters), Elesin Oba (Death and the King's Horseman) at Mary Moody Northen Theatre. At Austin Shakespeare- Benedick (Much Ado About Nothing), Petruchio (Taming of the Shrew), Garry Essendine (Present Laughter), and Shylock (Merchant of Venice). At Austin Playhouse- Satchel Paige (Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing), Willy Loman (Death of A Salesman), MLK Jr.(The Mountaintop), and Seymour (Lisa B. Thompson's Monroe). At ZACH Theatre - Scrooge (A Christmas Carol), James Casey (The Grapes of Wrath), Davey Battle (Take Me Out), Caiphas (Jesucristo Superestrella), Caldwell Cladwell (Urinetown). At The Vortex- Kyle Brown (Lisa B. Thompson's Undergound). At the State Theatre- Ghosts of Xmas Present and Yet to Come (Christmas Carol). Marc will be appearing next as Orson Welles in a world premiere adaptation of "War of the Worlds" with Penfold Theatre.
Marc is a winner of multiple Austin Critics' Table Awards and a recipient of the John Bustin Award for Conspicuous Versatility. He was recognized by The Austin Chronicle as the Best of Austin "Best Classic Leading Man". Marc holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Media and Theatre from Texas State University and has served as the Board Vice President for Austin Shakespeare since 2017.
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An Interview with Marc Pouhé