Writer, teacher, solo performer and actor
Joe Hutcheson is a writer, teacher, solo performer, and actor living in New York City. Originally from Sacramento, CA, Joe earned a B.F.A. in musical theater from Cal State Fullerton and an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Florida. Joe's first one-man show, The Purpose of Matter in the Universe, appeared at Stage Left Studio in the summer of 2007 as part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival (nominated for Best Solo Show and Best Sound Design). Miss Magnolia Beaumont Goes to Provincetown, Joe’s second solo endeavor, appeared in the 2008 Left Out Festival, the 2010 New York International Fringe Festival (Overall Excellence Award winner), the 2011 Cincinnati Fringe Festival (Critics’ Pick of the Fringe winner) and the 2013 Fresh Fruit Festival; the show has also appeared in NYC at the Triad and the Times Square Performing Arts Center, and has returned to the Know Theatre of Cincinnati for a sold-out run. His new solo, Son of a Hutch, premiered at the 2013 Left Out Festival and is currently playing at Stage Left Studios. His regional credits include Frankie in Forever Plaid, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, Garry in Noises Off, Captain Hook in Peter Pan, and the Baker in Into the Woods. Joe is a classically trained actor, having spent a summer studying the classics at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts on a scholarship from the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, an award for Best Classical Performance. For more information, visit JoeHutcheson.com.