Alan Tilson is an actor and also a Company Member with Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre in Kansas City where he has worked on stage or off stage on 51 productions and will be performing in It’s A Wonderful Life and The Cherry Orchard this winter. He has performed in Kansas City with Missouri/Kansas City Repertory Theatre, The New Theatre & Restaurant, Heart of America Shakespeare Festival and The Living Room. Regionally he has performed with the Oregon and Colorado Shakespeare Festivals, four years with the Minnesota Shakespeare Company, and with the Black Hills Playhouse. He conceived, produced and performed the one man show Poor Lear, a contemporary staging of Shakespeare’s King Lear as a homeless veteran with PTSD performed in Kansas City, Louisville, New York, Minneapolis, and Seaside, Florida where it was selected for an Artist in Residency.

CAE credits: Shallow in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Friar in Romeo and Juliet (2018-20), Adam/Martext in As You Like It, Old Gobbo/Tubal/Duke in The Merchant of Venice, Voltore in Volpone.