Alan White is a passionate and dedicated actor and master storyteller committed to arts for entertainment, enrichment and social change. Alan has brought both ensemble and solo performances to diverse communities in New England and New York in theater storytelling and puppetry. Inspired by the spirit of the Shokunin Alan believes The artist “...has an obligation to work his best for the general welfare of the people. This obligation is both spiritual and material.” -Tasio Odate
Alan has worked and collaborated as an actor with many of New England's theater companies including: Theatre Espresso, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, The Huntington Theater, Citystage Company, The Tennessee Williams Festival, Wheelock Family Theater, The New England Shakespeare Festival, The Freedom Trail Foundation.
Alan has performed with: ReadBoston, MassHousing, Faneuil Hall, First Night, Boston Book Festival and Boston Storytelling Festival. He has won multiple story slams with Massmouth and is a finalist in The Big Mouth Off 2018 competition.
Alan has been puppeteering for 3 years. Though he most often works with his partners GrayMalkin and Handy. He's particularly proud to have been part of the puppet team to perform in "Roots of Liberty" with Danny Glover. Alan was also an actor and puppeteer in Central Square Theatre's award nominated "Matchless and the Happy Prince"
Alan received a BA in theater from the Universtiy of Massachusetts at Amherst. He furthered his studies in acting for film with Kevin Fennesy studios, C.P. Casting, Actors Connection, and TVI Studios. He studied physical theater stunts and stage combat with Fights 4. Alan has also trained in physical theater with Double Edge theatre, Puppetry with Puppet showplace theater, Singing with Celia Slattery and Meisner Technique with Another Country Productions.