Writer, Actor, Storyteller
Mark-Eugene Garcia is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and A.S.C.A.P. He is a graduate of the City College of New York and also studied book and lyric writing with the Academy of New Musical Theatre in Los Angeles. His musicals include STANDBY (Towle Theatre, New York International Fringe Festival- Encores Selection, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Next Link Selection), THE HOLY COWS OF CREDENCE SOUTH DAKOTA (PCTF- Outstanding Book of a new Musical and/or Play with Music- Nominee), FACING EAST: A NEW MUSICAL (Vancouver Ovation Award Outstanding New Work- Nominee, Broadwayworld.com Chicago Special Event- Nominee), and WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR (NYPL Across a Crowded Room- Lincoln Center) and THE JOURNEY. His plays include (UN)MISSED CONNECTIONS (Jacob Weiser Playwriting Award for a Fully Realized Drama, The Stark Award in Drama in Memory of Ross Alexander- honorable mention), ONE NIGHT AT THE GOLDEN BOOT, INSCRIPTIONS, and KEYS. His works have been presented in The New York International Fringe Festival, The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, New York Public Library Lincoln Center, Overtures at the Gallery Players Theatre, The Puzzle: Marble’s Festival of New Works, ANMT’s Festival of New Musicals, Untucked: LBGT One Act festival, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Disney’s Hyperion Theatre, and The Colony Theatre Burbank. He has also contributed material to BROADWAY'S EPIC FAIL at NYMF and Recording Artist Barry Brandon’s touring show In My Own Words.
Mark-Eugene's stage roles vary from New York to California, including the shows THE UNDERPANTS GODOT (Mark) A STRANGE AND SEPARATE PEOPLE (Jay Berman) (Winner- Seymore Peck Award for Sustained Excellence), THE TAINT OF EQUALITY OR I WANT YOUR SEX (Javier Pena), SIX SILENCES IN THREE MOVEMENTS (Sean), THE FULL MONTY (Teddy), LEAVES OF GRASS( soloist) HAMLET (Horatio), THE BOYS IN THE BAND (Larry), CITY OF ANGELS (Pasco,Eugene, Munoz u/s), and many performances at Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure.
Mark-Eugene's film roles include BLISS (Daniel), NOCTURNAL FURY (Charlie), and ALEKSANDR'S PRICE (Michael) He can also be seen on the web series THE MESSAGE BOARD (Charlie) and PIONEER ONE (Dr. Richard C. Hadfield) as well as commercial work for Jenny Craig.
Mark-Eugene can be contacted at MarkgarciaMG@gmail.com
View Mark-Eugene's IMDB page here.
Strapped for Danger will premiere in RI on November 5th.