Brent Schindele

Brent Schindele grew up in Southern California, graduated from Dartmouth and trained in New York City.  He has performed around the country, as Tony in the national touring company of West Side Story, and Zeller and Captain Von Trapp in the national touring revival of The Sound of Music.  He played Peter, Simon the Zealot and keyboards in the orchestra for the Broadway tour of Jesus Christ Superstar, and he helped create the Leading Man parodies for the Off-Broadway hit The Musical of Musicals: The Musical! in its regional premieres.  He appeared on TV in General Hospital and Cold Case, and in the title roles of the films Cold Cold Man and Call Me Dan.  His stage roles include Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps, and the Kevin Costner role in The Bodyguard.  He starred in the world premieres of South Street at the Pasadena Playhouse and A Booth at Chasen’s at the El Portal in NoHo.  He appeared opposite Scott Bakula in No Strings and with Kelli O’Hara on Sunday in the Park with George, directed by Jason Alexander.  He has played the Music Man, the Scarlet Pimpernel, and Joseph with the Technicolor Dreamcoat.  Most recently he appeared as Ben in Sondheim’s Follies at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.  He and his wife Erika live in Los Angeles with their 4-year-old son Jack.