Lucien Douglas



Acting I-III, Special Topics in Acting: The Meisner Approach, Acting and the Camera, Directing I-II, Acting for Film Directors, Advanced Acting for M.F.A. Actors, Advanced Acting and the Camera

What you enjoy most about being a part of UT Theatre and Dance:

Collaboration with colleagues who share my passion for theatre arts; the opportunity to collaborate among various theatre disciplines.

Favorite thing about Austin:

Casual and classy environment . . . good weather for at least half of the year.

The biggest risk you have taken to date:

Leaving New York City

Something about yourself that we wouldn't know from reading your professional biography:

Love the water, love the New York Yankees.

About Lucien:

Lucien Douglas holds a Ph.D. in Theatre from Michigan State University, a B.F.A. in Dramatic Arts from the University of Connecticut, and a certificate of professional training from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London. He is a member of Actors' Equity Association and Screen Actors' Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

He has played over 100 roles, which include being featured on Broadway with Zoe Caldwell and Dame Judith Anderson in Medea; Off-Broadway at New York's Roundabout Theatre in Naked, Family Business, Candida, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead with John Rubinstein and John Wood; and at several regional theatres, including the Kennedy Center, Theatre Virginia, North Shore Music Theatre, and the Clarence Brown Company. Television and film credits include featured roles in Walker, Texas Ranger, Another World, One Life to Live, After the Fall (Hallmark Hall of Fame, starring Faye Dunaway), Medea, A Glorious System of Things, Miss Congeniality (starring Sandra Bullock and Michael Caine), Man of the House (starring Tommy Lee Jones), and Sno Cone Stand (starring Morgan Fairchild). In Austin, he received a Critic's Table Nomination as “Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy” for his performance in Annie Weisman's Be Aggressive at the State Theatre; during the summer of 2010 he was featured as “Walter Flood” in the Zachary Scott Theatre (Austin) production of Becky's New Car, written and directed by Steven Dietz and starring Lauren Lane. At UT, in fall 2011 he played the role of "Gaev" in The Cherry Orchard, featuring Lauren Lane and directed by Brant Pope; and in spring 2012 he played the role of "Holofernes" in Love's Labour's Lost directed by John Langs.