Jed is Head of Acting at UT. Roles at the CBT include: Coachman in On The Razzle, Jacob Marley/Old Joe in A Christmas Carol (2011); Woyzeck in Woyzeck, Tiresias in Oedipus the King, The Doctor in A Streetcar Named Desire; Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (three times); Cardinal Inquisitor in Life of Galileo; Ed Devery in Born Yesterday; and Jay Follett in All the Way Home. Prior to UT, Mr. Diamond was based in New York City, where he worked as an actor, teacher, and director for eighteen years. He was founding faculty of The Actors Center and of The Shakespeare Lab at the New York Shakespeare Festival. He also taught at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, The Stella Adler Studio, Fordham University, and Playwrights Horizons Theatre School. He maintained a thriving private teaching practice in acting and the Alexander Technique. As an actor Mr. Diamond worked at: The Roundabout Theatre, Signature Theatre, The New York Shakespeare Festival, at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., with The Acting Company, and Syracuse Stage Company.