Artist in Residence: Reading of STEVE, a one-man play in progress, with writer Ian Eaton
May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
During this public reading and work in progress discussion, Ian will share excerpts from STEVE, a story of an artistic, young man growing up in the projects of Harlem, as he transforms the work from a short story to a one-man play.Facebook LIVE
Ian Eaton credits his enrichment in theater beginning at Harlem School of the Arts, studying voice, violin, and acting as a youngster. He continued studying acting at LaGuardia High School (Fame High), and graduated with a BFA in Acting from City College. He has appeared on television, credits include Law and Order, and HBO’s Oz. Independent films, such as Signs He Made at Home portraying outsider artist Royal Robertson, and has had the privilege of performing national tours throughout the east coast. Theatrical roles include Charlie Parker in Flight at the Metropolitan Theatre, Esteban in Day of the Kings at INTAR, and performing Tara’s Crossing at The Lucille Lortel and Othello at The Clarion Theater. Has also spent 14 summers performing Shakespeare free of charge with Connecticut Free Shakespeare (CFS) most recently as Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew.
Ian is a proud member of Only Make Believe, a non-profit organization that creates and perform interactive theater for children in hospitals and care facilities.