photo: Marina McClure

Actor / Director

Howard began his acting career at the age of 12, performing in The Producing Guild (Hartford, CT) production of Take Me Along. He performed with the company in seven different productions over the next several years, appearing in The RothschildsThe FantasticksDo I Hear A Waltz?, and in all three of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach trilogy, for which he received significant local acclaim for his portrayal of Eugene Morris Jerome. 

Howard earned his BA in Dramatic Literature from Vassar College, where he founded The American Theater Company, directing most of its productions and appearing as an actor in The Iceman Cometh (Hickey) and Of Mice and Men (George). When the company moved to NYC in the late 90's, Howard directed its productions of The Dog (American premiere, Todo Con Nada), On The L, and Street Scene (Signature Theater).

Howard directed the premiere of Eugene O'Neill's early one-act Recklessness at The Provincetown Playhouse for The Playwright's Theater.

Most recently, Howard has appeared in Zac Kline's "Dead Author Songs" (Tada Theatre), and in his own play "A Star Has Burnt My Eye" (Brick Theater).

Howard studied acting and directing with Jose Quintero in Los Angeles and in NYC, and acting with Estelle Parsons in New York.  He is an alumni of the Lincoln Center Ditector's Lab.