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Troy Kotsur

 
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Troy Kotsur has been acting and directing on TV, film and stage for over 20 years. Deaf since birth, he was raised in Mesa, AZ. Troy made headlines in the deaf community in 2019 for his acting role in the hit Disney+ series The Mandalorian, and also choreographed an adapted form of sign language for ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Troy Kotsur has been acting and directing on TV, film and stage for over 20 years. Deaf since birth, he was raised in Mesa, AZ. Troy made headlines in the deaf community in 2019 for his acting role in the hit Disney+ series The Mandalorian, and also choreographed an adapted form of sign language for ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Duke
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Pap

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Deanne Bray and Troy Kotsur (on screen)
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Deanne Bray and Troy Kotsur (on screen)

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Adam Burch and Troy Kotsur

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Deanne Bray and Troy Kotsur

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Deanne Bray and Troy Kotsur

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Jessica Jade Andres, Shon Fuller,
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Jessica Jade Andres, Shon Fuller, Stasha Surdyke, Troy Kotsur, Adam Burch, Brian Robert Burns and Aurelia Myers

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  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Duke

Ensemble

Pap

Troy Kotsur Biography

Troy Kotsur has been acting and directing on TV, film and stage for over 20 years. Deaf since birth, he was raised in Mesa, AZ. Troy made headlines in the deaf community in 2019 for his acting role in the hit Disney+ series The Mandalorian, and also choreographed an adapted form of sign language for the series. His television guest starring roles include Criminal Minds, Scrubs, and CSI: NY among others. In the popular PAX series, Sue Thomas: FB-Eye, Troy had a recurring role that became a fan favorite.

In film, he had notable supporting role in The Number 23 alongside Jim Carrey. He also starred in Universal Signs, Father's Day Breakfast, and Wild Prairie Rose, which won several notable festival awards. As a director, he recently completed No Ordinary Hero, starring Marlee Matlin and Deanne Bray.

Troy's stage credits include a successful Tony Award winning run of Big River on Broadway. He has also performed at the Mark Taper Forum, and in 2015 LA Drama Critics Circle Award Nominee Spring Awakening, along with many other major productions.




Troy Kotsur News

Student Blog: Broadway Breaks Boundaries at the Oscars Photo Student Blog: Broadway Breaks Boundaries at the Oscars
by Student Blogger: Emily Pugh - Mar 29, 2022

Given the current events affecting our world, it is understandable that many of us seek an escape through theater and film. Due to the pandemic, the worlds of theater and film have begun to merge with Broadway artists and creators participating in their first major films, such as tick, tick… Boom and West Side Story. This past Sunday many of these films and artists received gratifying recognition at the Oscars Ceremony at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Thus, with the Oscars Ceremony coincidentally occurring on World Theatre Day, it only makes sense that Broadway won big at the Oscars.

Find Out Who Won at the 94th Academy Awards - All the Winners! Photo Find Out Who Won at the 94th Academy Awards - All the Winners!
by Michael Major - Mar 27, 2022

Hosted by Wanda Sykes, Regina Hall, and Amy Schumer, the 94th Oscars featured appearances by Liza Minnelli, Halle Bailey, Stephanie Beatriz, H.E.R., Anthony Hopkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Lily James, Lady Gaga, John Leguizamo, Uma Thurman, John Travolta, Rachel Zegler, and more.

WOMEN IN FILM, LOS ANGELES Celebrated 2022 Women Oscar Nominees Photo WOMEN IN FILM, LOS ANGELES Celebrated 2022 Women Oscar Nominees
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 26, 2022

Last night, Women In Film, Los Angeles (WIF, LA) kicked off Oscar® weekend with its highly-anticipated cocktail party presented by sponsors Max Mara, Charlotte Tilbury Beauty, and Heineken, with additional support from Major Partners IMDbPro and Tequila Don Julio. The party honored all 60 women, in front of and behind the camera, who have been nominated for an Academy Award® this year. 

Deaf West Theatre to Adapt Best Picture Oscar Nominee CODA Into a Stage Musical Photo Deaf West Theatre to Adapt Best Picture Oscar Nominee CODA Into a Stage Musical
by Michael Major - Mar 23, 2022

Vendôme Pictures and Pathé Films has announced they are partnering with Tony Award-winning Deaf West Theatre (DJ Kurs, Artistic Director) to develop the stage musical adaptation of the Academy Award-nominated, smash hit film CODA. The film also made history being the first predominantly deaf cast to win the coveted ensemble prize at the SAG Awards.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Garfield & More to Present at 33rd PGA Awards Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Garfield & More to Present at 33rd PGA Awards
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2022

Notable Hollywood leaders who will take the stage to present throughout the evening include: Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Denis Villeneuve, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Casey Bloys, Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield, Jamie Dornan, Michelle Yeoh, Aunjanue Ellis, Jung Ho-yeon, Troy Kotsur, Linda Lavin, and David Alvarez.

Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List o Photo Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List of Winners!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Ariana DeBose took home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the recent film adaptation of West Side Story. The film also won in the Best Film Editing category.

American Film Institute Awards Honors WEST SIDE STORY, tick, tick...BOOM!, and More Photo American Film Institute Awards Honors WEST SIDE STORY, tick, tick...BOOM!, and More
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 12, 2022

Yesterday, March 11th, the American Film Institute (AFI) celebrated the 2021 AFI AWARDS honorees with a star-studded invite-only luncheon in Beverly Hills. AFI also revealed its official rationales (below) for all 23 honorees, providing the cultural and artistic context to mark these outstanding creative endeavors as the year’s notable milestones.

Santa Barbara Film Festival Announces Award Winners Photo Santa Barbara Film Festival Announces Award Winners
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 6, 2022

Day 4 of the 37th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival presented by UGG began with the Writers panel conversation on Saturday morning. Cinephiles gathered together for Oscar nominated producers Kenneth Branagh (BELFAST), Siân Heder (CODA), Adam McKay (DON'T LOOK UP), Denis Villeneuve (DUNE), Zach Baylin (KING RICHARD), Maggie Gyllenhaal (THE LOST DAUGHTER), Jane Campion (THE POWER OF THE DOG) and Eskil Vogt (THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD) in conversation led by Los Angeles Times writer Glenn Whipp.

Kristen Stewart Wins The American Riviera Award at the Santa Barbara International Fi Photo Kristen Stewart Wins The American Riviera Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 5, 2022

Day 3 of the 37th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival presented by UGG concluded with a live tribute to Kristen Stewart, who received the American Riviera Award. Stewart was honored at an in-person conversation about her career leading up to this year’s performance as Princess Diana in Pablo Larraín’s SPENCER from NEON.

Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ariana DeBose & More Win Hollywood Critics Assoc Photo Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ariana DeBose & More Win Hollywood Critics Association Awards; Full List of Winners!
by Michael Major - Mar 1, 2022

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield, and Stephanie Beatriz were awarded at last night's Hollywood Critics Association Awards. Presenters included Robin de JesĂşs, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Brian d'Arcy James, Alexandra Shipp, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Marlee Matlin, Kaitlyn Dever, and more.

Troy Kotsur Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for CODA, Premiering August 13 VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for CODA, Premiering August 13
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2021

Written and directed by Siân Heder, “CODA” was presented in the U.S. Dramatic Competition category at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and became the first film to be honored with an unprecedented four awards at the festival.

STAGE TUBE: New Promo for Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2014

The multiple Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Spring Awakening, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik, is set to receive an innovative, immersive production performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and spoken English. Presented by Deaf West Theatre in association with The Forest of Arden, Spring Awakening opens tomorrow, September 13, at Inner-City Arts in downtown L.A. Click below to watch a new promo for the show!

BWW TV: 'FLIPPIN' With CTG & Deaf West's PIPPIN: Part Two
by Eddie Varley - Feb 12, 2009

BroadwayWorld gave the cast of Center Theatre Group and Deaf West Theatre's production of 'Pippin' a FLIP video camera and then set them free backstage during rehearsals as they prepared for opening night on January 25th and beyond!

BWW TV: 'FLIPPIN' With CTG & Deaf West's PIPPIN: Part One
by Eddie Varley - Jan 23, 2009

BroadwayWorld gave the cast of Center Theatre Group and Deaf West Theatre's production of 'Pippin' a FLIP video camera and then set them free backstage during rehearsals as they prepared for opening night on January 25th. This production interweaves music, voice, American Sign Language and dance, and combines powerful storytelling techniques from both hearing and deaf cultures. BWW TV is proud to bring you this very special video feature, stay tuned for Part 2 coming soon! 'Pippin' opens the Mark Taper Forum's 2009. Both deaf and hearing actors sign and sing the magical musical comedy with book by Roger O. Hirson and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Directed and choreographed by Jeff Calhoun, 'Pippin' continues performances through March 15. 'Pippin' is the captivating coming of age story about a young man's search for meaning in his life, as told by a lively band of troubadours in the Roman Empire. The episodic quest of Pippin, the son of the powerful Charlemagne, takes him through battlefields, orgies, revolution, and finally, love and domesticity, as he tries to find a place for his 'spirit to run free,' for his 'corner of the sky.' This production interweaves music, voice, American Sign Language and dance, and combines powerful storytelling techniques from both hearing and deaf cultures.


Troy Kotsur Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Troy Kotsur been in?
Troy Kotsur has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Troy Kotsur been in?
Troy Kotsur has not appeared in the West End