Openly gay, HIV+ writer/performer living in New York City. Creator/Star of the webseries, Merce. Hair by Justin at Hello Beautiful Salon.
Charles Sanchez is an openly gay, HIV positive writer/performer living in New York City. He is the creator/star of the HIV+ musical comedy web series, Merce. He studied acting and musical theatre technique at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. As a professional actor, he’s performed in original works Off Broadway at The Vineyard Theatre and Open Eye: New Stagings, as well as at Lincoln Center with the Little Orchestra Society. He was seen regionally in theaters ranging from the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park to Murry’s Dinner Playhouse in Little Rock, AR (where he was also musical director!). He conceived, directed and performed in the music revue, Out of the Trunk and co-wrote and performed Sweet and Sour Porked Off Off Broadway. He also co-wrote the book of Aliza, The Musical, developed and performed at the Minerva Stage in Williamstown, MA. He directed the cabaret acts Mismatch.com and Electricity at Don’t Tell Mama, and has also been seen around town performing his original stories in venues like The PIT and Le Poisson Rouge. He conceived, wrote and starred in Manhattan Man-Travels, a comedy web series on YouTube, and he’s currently developing his one man show, Full Blown. Hair by Justin at Hello Beautiful Salon.