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Aaron Ellis

Birth Place: Omaha

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Aaron Ellis BIO

Born and raised in Omaha, Aaron pursued an education in theater performance at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where he graduated with his B.A. in Theater with a focus in acting. Aaron has been involved in several productions around the Omaha area including Jackie & Me at The Rose Theater, Hairspray at the Omaha Community Playhouse and Heather's at The Blue Barn. While pursing his degree, he taught dance at Dance Inspiration and Broadway at the Rose. He was freelance choreographer for schools in the Omaha metro choreographing for show choirs and school productions. Aaron was an member of the Omaha collective of Red Theater, a theater collective based on the Neo-futurist out of Chicago, for four years and severed as artistic director for one year. He was an actor-educator for R.E.S.P.E.C.T, a touring educational theater company for five years, directing many of the 15 plays that R.E.S.P.E.C.T performed and served briefly as artistic director. He was a company member, co-director and choreographer for Walk The Night, an immersive Shakespeare based show, for four years. After relocating to Kansas city he spent two years as a Stage Manager for Bravo National Dance and Talent Competition. Currently he is employed at The Starlight Theatre and working as in actor in the Kansas City area.

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Interview: Aaron Ellis on Portraying Leo Frank in PARADE at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center

Leo Frank led a comfortable life as a Jewish American in New York City who transferred to Marietta, Georgia to manage his wife’s uncle’s pencil factory. In 1912, he was accused of raping and murdering one of the young factory girls during the town’s July 4th parade, and was brought to trial where he was unjustly convicted. I decided to speak with actor Aaron Ellis on what it means to him to be taking on the role of Leo Frank, especially since the resurgence of racism and antisemitism are running rampant in the world today.
Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center to Present THE PROM Beginning Next Month

Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center will present the Southern California Regional Premiere of the Drama Desk Award-winning and Tony-Nominated Musical THE PROM from September 2 – October 1, 2023 at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 East Los Angeles Avenue in Simi Valley.
Final ICE FACTORY FESTIVAL At New Ohio Theatre Opens June 28

The Obie Award-winning New Ohio Theatre's last ever Ice Factory Festival opens June 28 and features Artistic Director Robert Lyons' ULTRA LEFT VIOLENCE as the final show.
Final Ice Factory Festival At New Ohio Theatre To Conclude 30-Year Run

The Obie Award-winning New Ohio Theatre has announced that it will conclude its acclaimed 30-year run with the last ever Ice Factory Festival, featuring Artistic Director Robert Lyons' ULTRA LEFT VIOLENCE as the final show.
Conejo Players Theatre to Present THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

Conejo Players Theatre will present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee July 8 - July 17, 2022 at 351 So. Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360. An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime
Conejo Players Presents THE PRODUCERS

Opening March 6, 2020 at Conejo Players Theatre, The Producers is a laugh-out-loud, outrageous, crowd-pleasing farce that has been a smash hit since its 2001 debut. The story centers around a down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant who come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history, thereby bilking their backers out of millions of dollars. Only one thing goes awry: the show is a smash hit!
BWW Review: AVENUE Q at Conejo Players Theatre

'Avenue Q' uses 'Sesame Street' as a framework to deliver hilarious lessons on friendship and identity, with actors/puppeteers manipulating Muppet-like characters.
BWW Review: BECOMING MARTIN at The Coterie Theatre

Coterie Theatre debuts 40th season with the Premier of Kevin Willmott's play Becoming Martin. More a coming of age story than history lesson, Willmotts' play is written with families with children ages 11 and older in mind. The show performs through October 21, 2018 (75 minute run time without intermission). Performances  are at the Coterie Theatre, level one of Crown Center, at 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO, June 19 through August 5th, 2018.  For tickets call the box office at (816) 474-6552 or online: www.thecoterie.org
BWW Review: THE JUNGLE BOOK is Simply Good

You may think you know Rudyard Kipling's THE JUNGLE BOOK, but you may not have seen it through the eyes of playwright Greg Banks who takes the well-known story written in 1894 and brings it into now. Is the story new? Not really. Are there any big surprises? Not so much. Then what makes it new? I believe that it's the refreshing simplicity.
THE JUNGLE BOOK Opens at The Rose This Month

In an original take on a classic story, The Rose Theater will transform into the jungles of India in their upcoming production of The Jungle Book. This thrilling adventure story follows the story of Mowgli, a baby in India who wanders away from his village and into the jungle where he is raised by wolves. The 70-minute production opens at The Rose on Oct. 28 and continues through Nov. 13. 
Blue Barn Theatre's WALK THE NIGHT Returns

The BLUEBARN Theatre is proud to present Walk the Night: Visions of Shadows. The next installment of its immersive event series is located at ConAgra Food's Headquarters, Building 1, located at 908 ConAgra Drive.
Blue Barn Theatre's WALK THE NIGHT Returns

The BLUEBARN Theatre is proud to present Walk the Night: Visions of Shadows. The next installment of its immersive event series is located at ConAgra Food's Headquarters, Building 1, located at 908 ConAgra Drive.
BLUEBARN Theatre to Present Regional Debut of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL

The BLUEBARN Theatre will present the regional premiere of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL with book, lyrics, and music by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy.
BLUEBARN Theatre to Present Regional Debut of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL

The BLUEBARN Theatre will present the regional premiere of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL with book, lyrics, and music by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy.
BLUEBARN Theatre's Site-Specific KING LEAR Interpretation 'WALK THE NIGHT' Begins Tonight

The BLUEBARN Theatre is proud to present WALK THE NIGHT: WHERE MADNESS LIES. The next installment of its immersive event series is located within a converted century-old convent at 1310 N. 29th Street (called 'The Starlight Chateau').
BLUEBARN Theatre to Present Site-Specific KING LEAR Interpretation 'WALK THE NIGHT', 10/28-11/21

The BLUEBARN Theatre is proud to present WALK THE NIGHT: WHERE MADNESS LIES. The next installment of its immersive event series is located within a converted century-old convent at 1310 N. 29th Street (called 'The Starlight Chateau').
BWW Reviews: MARY POPPINS: More Than a Musical

If you've recently watched "Saving Mr. Banks," you may be twice as curious about Mary Poppins and the Banks family. What's true? Who's real? Well, it's hard to tell, because MARY POPPINS is brimming with more than brimstone and treacle. It's filled with magic and wise sayings and heart.
Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Omaha Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week!
Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Omaha Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year!
Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards - Heidenreich, Robin Tied!

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Omaha Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th.

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