ACTOR

I've been a professional stage actor for over 25 years, creating a wide range of characters in over 100 productions. While I tend to play "character" roles, I strive to work autobiographically whenever possible. I have a B.A. in Theater from Bates College and an M.F.A. in Acting from the University of Washington. I also do camera work.

 

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A 25 year veteran of the Seattle theatre scene, I've done well over 100 shows, working venues large and small, indoors and out. I’ve performed a lot of Shakespeare, countless fringe shows, and a number of original literary adaptations.

 

While I tend to play character roles, and love doing mask work, I try to work autobiographically whenever possible. 

 

I have a B.A in Theater from Bates College, and an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Washington, where I trained with Jack Clay. Like a lot of American actors, my training is Stanislavsky based, with a little bit of everything else sprinkled in. I'm a member of Actors Equity and Theatre Puget Sound.

 

I also do camera work, and recently appeared on NBC's Grimm Please contact Topo Swope if interested.

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"Lapan is especially strong, bearing a resonant voice honed by years of Shakespeare roles, and a restrained but palpable emotionality." 

 

- Misha Berson, from Seattle Times review of Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol at Seattle Public Theatre

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Of Mice & Men, 2009
Henry V, 2010
Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol, 2011
Winter's Tale,  2012
25 Saints, 2013
25,000 Posts, 2014
Seven Ways to Get There 2015
Head shot, 2011
Head shot, 2011
head shot, 2011

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