Years active 2006 - present
|Name Justin Blanchard|
Role Theatre actor
|Full Name Justin Wayne Blanchard|
Education New York University, Tisch School of the Arts
Behind the Scenes of Actors Theatre's Sense & Sensibility
Justin Blanchard is an American theatre, film, and television actor. He is a member of Actors' Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA.
Mr. Blanchard is originally from Texas, and attended high school at the historic Texas Military Institute. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied in the CAP21 musical theater studio, the Experimental Theatre Wing and the Stonestreet Film and Television Studio.
He received his Master of Fine Arts degree in acting from the Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company Consortium and was featured in numerous plays at Trinity Rep.
Justin Blanchard has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in film and television. Blanchard made his professional debut on Broadway as Hibbert in Journey's End. Journey's End received the 2007 Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama League Award and a special citation from the New York Drama Critics Circle all for "Best Revival of a Play." Recent theatrical credits include "Love’s Labour’s Lost" (King of Navarre) for Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, "Midsummer Night’s Dream" (Lysander) for Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, "The Changeling" (Jasperino) for Red Bull Theater, "Into the Woods" for Fiasco Theater at the Roundabout Theater Company.
Other notable roles include: Iachimo in Fiasco Theater’s Cymbeline (tour), Hamlet in "Hamlet" for New York Classical Theater, Frank in "The Witch of Edmonton" for Red Bull Theater, Henry in "Henry V" for New York Classical Theater, Malcolm in "Macbeth" for Theatre For a New Audience, and Iago in Othello at the Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis. Justin also starred opposite Antonio Banderas and Chita Rivera in the pre-Broadway workshop of Zorba.
In television and film, Blanchard has guest starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and the PBS special The Mystery of Matter: Marie Curie. Other television appearances include All My Children, Guiding Light, and One Life to Live. He is featured in commercials for Oscar De La Renta (w/ Rooney Mara, Dir.: David Fincher) and the MTV: Safe Sex campaign. He is featured in the independent films The Middleman (Dir: by Heath Cullens), Over There (Dir: Mark Parees), and Alyssa & Sara (Dir: Josh Wick). He voiced roles in the audiobooks for Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.