Curtis the Actor
As many of my friends know, I am not really an actor, but I play one
on the stage anyway.
Actually, I'm not really performing in
anything right this moment (duh—I'm editing my web page), but
I love to act, yet I am not overwhelmingly amazing at it (just mighty
amazing), so I am not the star too often (although some of my
promotional material might lead you to believe I am always the main
Here is a list of samples from my life's prior productions.
- Kindergarten Graduation Parade (1968)
- I was a horse.
- Hänsel and Gretel (1975)
- I sang the part of one of the gingerbread children in Humperdinck's opera
Hänsel and Gretel performed at the
DeKalb Community College in Clarkston, Georgia, for my largest
audience ever of several hundred people.
- High-school Talent Show (1979)
- At my high school, I played a drunken cowboy in the
background in a can-can dance routine.
- The Complete History of the Old Testament
in Twenty Minutes (1996,
- I played multiple rôles in this my first production as part of the
Good-News Players. (Details available)
- The Tax
Collector (1996, GNP)
- My début in New York!
- The Bethlehem Inn (1996)
- I play the part of a servant in the inn.
- Crossroads to Glory (1997, GNP)
- My first serial drama. (Details available)
- The Galilean Incidents (1998)
- A seven-episode series portraying Jesus in Galilee
- Water | Dead Sure |
Something of Consequence (1998, GNP)
- Little skits done in conjunction with The
- What's it Worth (1998, 1999, GNP)
- A skit demonstrating the attitude Chirst intends for us to
have. Set at Christmas. I play a businessman.
- The Caroler's Gift (1998)
- I played the part of the choir leader for this presentation of
Clairmont Hills Baptist Church's children's choir. In the play,
I take the choristers Christmas carolling (as I had done with some
of those same children in reality just two nights beforehand.)
Please note that I was not the real choir leader (who was
Mrs. M.S. Rickman); I only played the part of one.
- Joe Bob (1999, GNP)
- Joe Bob is the story of a Texan who goes through strikingly similar
circumstances to that of the Biblical Job's.
Once again I play multiple rôles: an oilhand and an evil
antagonist. (Details available)
- Burning Pews (1999, GNP)
- I play a preacher who fills up the church pews only after the
church house has burnt down.
- Sounds of Freedom (1999, GNP)
- I deliver a monologue as a Pilgrim.
- The Gift Shop (1999, GNP)
- I play a clueless Christmas shopper who learns a lesson about
consideration and peace.
- Slime Time Live (2003)
- After a stark gap in my acting life, I paid $50 to enter
Universal Studios, where I was momentarily shown as a
member of the audience on a cable television show devoted
to pouring green gooey goop over people. I think my life
as an actor has come to an end.
- The Mystery of Montley's Manor
- I play William Trout, an attorney of questionable ethics handling
the estate of Chester R. Montley, III, whose will bestows his
fortune to his greedy and squabbling heirs.
- Cheaper by the Dozen (2006,
- I play the two-line part of Traffic Cop and also am
an off-stage back-up vocalist.
- A Christmas Carol
- I play a father and a businessman, including some choral singing.
- Romeo and Juliet (2008, ASC)
- I merely came to see the play, but won an on-the-spot lottery,
me the part of the Reader of the Prologue. This was my first
performance on a stage outside a school or church
(Reynold's Restaurant didn't have a stage).
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- I play a patent attorney telling the tales
of my clients' quests to secure patents. However, I am an
inaudible "extra" standing and talking in front of the
- Dearly Departed (2011,
- I play Clyde, the proprietor of an auto-repair shop who offers
assistance to his grieving employee.
- Much Ado About Nothing (2012,
- I play a non-descript swordfighter and the part of the literate
watchman George Seacoal.