“The comic high point of the show” – Saint Paul Pioneer Press

Charles Fraser is an actor based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The nation’s leading regional theater, the Guthrie Theater, and the internationally recognized Theatre de la Jeune Lune are among his stage credits.  He is the recipient of an Ivey Award along with his cast mates Wendy Lehr and James Craven for their ensemble performance in the Jungle Theatre’s production of Driving Miss Daisy.  He sailed the Bahamas aboard Disney Cruise Line’s flagship, Disney Magic, as an improvisational actor in the Off Beat Comedy Club. In the feature film The Completely Remarkable, Utterly Fabulous Transformation of a Regular Joe, he played the title role.  He is also featured in the short film Hinkleton. He can also be seen in a variety of regional and national television commercials.

Mixed Blood Theatre
by Beck Lee
with Dan Hopman, directed by Peter Moore, set by Joe Stanley, costumes by Sara Wilcox, lighting by Mike Wangen


Yellow Tree Theatre
The Royale
by Marco Ramirez
with David L. Murray and Santino Craven, directed by Austene Van, set by Katie Phillips, costumes by Aaron Chvatal, lights by Courtney Schmitz, photo by Justin Cox


Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, book by Thomas Meehan, based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray
with Kersten Rodau, Adam Qualls, Randy Schmeling, Bill Sharpen, and Carl Schoenborn, directed by Austene Van, photo by Ryan Rich


Zephyr Theatre
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
by William Shakespeare
with Alex Galick, directed by Calyssa Hall


Brillian Fête live event
directed, written, and designed by Josh Campbell


Jungle Theater
Driving Miss Daisy
by Alfred Uhry
with James Craven, directed by Bain Boehlke, set by Bain Boehlke, costumes by Amelia Cheever, lighting by Barry Browning, photo by Michal Daniel

History Theatre
by Kim Hines
with Greta Ogleby, directed by Richard Thompson, costumes by Sonya Berlovitz


Yellow Tree Theatre
Another Miracle on Christmas Lake
by Jessica Lind Peterson
directed by Jason Peterson


Actors Theater of Minnesota
Princess Diana – the Musical
music and lyrics by Karen Sokolof Javitch, book by Karen Sokolof Javitch and Elaine Jabenis
with Mckayla Marso, Emily Thorkildson, and Megan Kelly Hubbell, costumes by Seri Johnson, directed by Ross Young


History Theatre
The Buddy Holly Story
written by Alan Janes, music by Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Ritchie Valens, J.P. Richardson, the Isley Brothers, Chuck Berry, Paul Jury, Frankie Lymon and Morris Levy, Norman Petty and Bob Montgomery, Felice Bryant and Boudleaux Bryant, Robert Blackwell and John Marascalco, and Bill Tilghman
directed by Ron Peluso, choreographed by Jan Puffer, music direction by Gary Rue, set by Justin Hooper, costumes by Lynn Farrington, lights by Christine Johnson, sound by C. Andrew Mayer

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Current Projects

The Diary of Anne Frank
Rochester Civic Theatre
February 8 – 24

The Diary of Anne Frank
Park Square Theatre
March 18 – May 17

Featured Projects

Title role in the film The Completely Remarkable, Utterly Fabulous Transformation of a Regular Joe

Minnesota Public Radio’s
Writing Minnesota
Charles plays Krumholtz in Charles Baxter’s shortstory “The Winner”

Contact Information


To book Charles for on-camera, voice-over, live-industrial, or print work, please contact his agent:
Susan Wehmann
The Wehmann Agency
1128 Harman Place, Suite 202,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403