About

Carole Schweid

Carole Schweid is a producer, director, actor, choreographer, and author of "Staged Reading Magic" (published 2017 by Smith and Kraus). Ms. Schweid has directed over a hundred staged readings of short plays in her role as Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Play With Your Food

 

On stage highlights: Pippin (for Bob Fosse); Minnie’s Boys; A Chorus Line (original Broadway cast); Caroline, or Change; Cabaret; Over the River and Through the Woods; Crossing Delancy; Ruthless!; and Agnes – a one woman play on the life and work of choreographer Agnes de Mille, performed at the National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian and theaters and colleges around the country. She studied theatre at Boston University, has her BFA from Juilliard in dance, is a long time member of Theatre Artists Workshop, and had the pleasure of directing two "Booked for the Evenings" (Jon Meacham and Nile Rogers) at the Westport Public Library. 

If you're interested in the 40 years of Carole's career between these two...stay tuned!

Check out Carole Schweid and the original A Chorus Line cast being honored by the cast of Hamilton for the 40th Anniversary of the landmark musical, A Chorus Line, which began at The Public Theatre. 

Flying Down To Brooklyn ( A Musical in One Unnatural Act)

by writer/director David Dean

Check out Carole in this 1976 cult classic film, Flying Down To Brooklyn ( A Musical in One Unnatural Act) The first musical ever produced at New York University Graduate Film School, this imagines a Fred-and-Ginger movie in grimy 1976 NYC. A down-on-his-luck hoofer makes the Big Time as the city's only tap-dancing cockroach exterminator. Yep. Starring two of the original cast members of "A Chorus Line," on Broadway at the time, Don Percassi and Carole Schweid, as well as veteran character actor Lou Gilbert as Rudy DiPesto, "The Flo Ziegfeld of Pest Control." Virtually unseen for decades, but fondly remembered. Written and directed, with songs, by David F. Dean.