Ax Norman
Ax Norman graduated from Washington and Lee University with a degree in Theatre. He spent the better part of two years in regional tours and theatres in the Southeast before settling in Atlanta.

In nearly 10 years in Atlanta, Ax performed with the Alliance Theatre, Synchronicity Performance Group, GMT Productions, 14th Street Playhouse, the Totally Fun Company, Aurora Theatre, Georgia Shakespeare Festival and Art Within. He made films as an Associate Producer with American Artists. He directed the television show "American

Roundtable" and was a segment producer for Georgia Public Television. Ax taught Stage Combat with Georgia Shakespeare Festival, Valdosta State University, and Drama Tech, the summer theatre program at Georgia Tech.

He taught video production for Art Institute of Atlanta. And wrote, directed and produced his own short film, "Lawnmen." And performed improv with Laughing Matters.

Now, 4 years in New York (you're doing the math) he has performed with the New Acting Company (Wild Thing), Moonwork Productions (Julius Caesar), The NY Fringe Festival, and the Chocolate Factory's critically praised "The Maids." He has worked on the series "Rescue Me" with Denis Leary, NBC's "Kidnapped." and the feature film "Red Doors," which won the Tribeca Film Festival, NY filmmaker's division.

He has choreographed fights for productions of Hamlet, Midsummer, Taming of the Shrew, True West, Extremities, Wait Until Dark, Spurn, The Triangle Factory Fire Project, Man of La Mancha, and others.

As a voiceover artist, Ax has voiced textbooks and projects for Disney, Pixar, Pearson Education, Houghton-Mifflin, UNC Press, American Foundation for the Blind, St. Jude Medical Center, Biomet, the Council of Juvenile Corrections

Administrators, and commercially, for Monster.com, Miller Lite, Full Throttle, Brut, First Morris Bank and Trust, and others.

He has performed sketch and improv with Monkeys in the Atrium and writes songs, including "Fatherly Advice" (Never share a towel with another man.) and his recent song about all of George Bush's unfulfilled promises titled "That Must Be Code for Something."

Ax is grateful to Blake and all at PharePlay, Molly, and my dearest Jen.

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