Mark is an award-winning Boston actor with a passion for performing and a love of the stage. A Massachusetts native, he has performed in theaters across New England as a professional actor, dancer and singer. Mark specializes in musical theater and performs regularly in plays, television commercials, industrials and film.
Mark received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theater from Emerson College in Boston, where he studied acting, voice, stage combat and dance. He is a lifelong student of the saxophone and piano, both jazz and classical, and he also plays guitar and ukulele. Mark is trained in advanced tap and musical theater dance as well as juggling & puppeteering.
Mark has worked at numerous professional theaters across the Northeast, including Boston’s Lyric Stage Company, New Repertory Theatre, Stoneham Theatre, Reagle Music Theatre, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Moonbox Productions, Wheelock Family Theater, Foothills Theatre, Fiddlehead Theater, Next Door Center for the Arts, and the Papermill Theater in Lincoln, N.H., playing such roles as Tony in West Side Story, Jamie in The Last Five Years (Best Actor in a Musical, Broadway World Boston), Tom in The Glass Menagerie, Homer Collins in Floyd Collins, Tybalt in Romeo & Juliet and General Genghis Khan Schmitz in Seussical.
Mark was most recently seen performing as Vinnie in “Lucky Stiff” at Stoneham Theatre and Trevor Graydon in “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at the Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston. Prior to that, he appeared as Lord Farquaad in “Shrek” at Wheelock Family Theater, as John Wilkes Booth in “Assassins” at The New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, as Lt. Joseph Cable in “South Pacific” at the Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston, and as Corny Collins in “Hairspray” at Boston’s Wheelock Family Theatre (Elliot Norton Awards, Outstanding Ensemble and Outstanding Musical).
Mark has also appeared in three major motion pictures: Shutter Island, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, in which Mark appears as an SS Guard; Surrogates, starring Bruce Willis, in which he performed several sequences of stunt work and on-set driving; and in the Boston-based comedy Ted, starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis.
Mark is a licensed secondary history teacher who taught at Somerville High School in Somerville, MA for five years. Mark also served as Director of Youth Programs at the Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston from 2010 through 2012. He is also an experienced emcee, having hosted the Reagle, Stoneham and Wheelock Theatre annual fundraising galas many times, as well as the annual Stoneham Star Talent Show. In 2017 he performed at the annual Banned in Boston fundraiser gala at the House of Blues, stealing the show as “King George III” in a send-up of the popular Hamilton song; he also wrote, and rapped, a parody of “Alexander Hamilton” at the New Repertory Theatre Gala in April 2017.
Mark works regularly as an on-camera historical expert for The Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum program and is the face of the N.H. Community College System’s multi-platform marketing campaign, originally launched in 2014-15 and still in use as an outreach and engagement tool for increased enrollment today.
Mark works year-round as a costumed guide on Boston’s historic Freedom Trail. To book a tour through the Freedom Trail Foundation, call 617-357-8300 or visit thefreedomtrail.org and request “Thomas Hutchinson III.”
A proud member of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), Mark currently resides in Malden, Massachusetts with his wife Amanda and three-year-old daughter Georgia. The family was featured this year in a television program on the hottest real estate zip codes in the country; watch it here!