Jed Diamond

JED DIAMOND (Understudy – Scrooge, Marley, Mr. Fezziwig, Ensemble) has been Head of Acting at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville since 2005. The UT MFA in Acting program has been ranked among the top-25 programs in the U.S., U.K., and Australia for the past five years, reaching #8 in 2020. Jed has appeared in many roles at the CBT, most recently in Murder on the Orient Express. He has also acted at Wheelhouse Theatre Co; The New York Shakespeare Festival; Roundabout Theatre; The Acting Company; Signature Theatre; Arena Stage; Syracuse Stage; etc. Prior to UT, he was founding faculty of the New York Shakespeare Festival Shakespeare Lab and of the Actors Center. He taught at NYU Tisch School of the Arts; Stella Adler Studio; Playwright’s Horizons Theatre School; Fordham University, etc. He is an AmSAT* certified teacher of the Alexander Technique, trained in New York and London. He has taught as a guest artist at Yale School of Drama, Chautauqua Theatre Company, Playmaker’s Repertory Theatre, and Great River Shakespeare Festival, etc. He has an MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting Program. *American Society of the Alexander Technique