Charles Thomas Swan


Charles Swan is a director / choreographer, who

is passionate about storytelling. Recently, he served as Associate Director/Choreographer to Michael Wilson on the Ahmanson Theatre & Bay Street Theatre’s production of Grey Gardens starring Tony Award Winner Betty Buckley. 

Before being named ‘Best Actor in Houston’ by OutSmart Magazine (2015, 2016), Charles was seen in “The Creep” on Saturday Night Live and garnered rave reviews for his portrayal of Ralph Berger in Clifford Odets masterpiece Awake and Sing! The Wall Street Journal touted, “[the cast puts] across the play’s angry warmth so believably that you’d think you were sitting at the table with them.”

When not on stage, Charles is passionate about education reform and the growing need for increased academic achievement of all students. He was the recipient of the 2016 Educator of the Year Award from the West University Rotary Club and currently oversees the Musical Theatre program for Houston’s prestigious High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.