Mark Stablein is an American actor, writer and comedian born and raised in Sonoma County, California. Stablein graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art & Design and Photography. He then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the visual arts, but soon found himself drawn to the stage.
While working as a motion picture camera technician, his love of theatre led him to begin his fierce study of the craft of acting under Michèle Lonsdale Smith. He is currently a Master company member at the LS&Co. Studios, performing nationally in Los Angeles and New York as well as internationally throughout Jamaica and Canada.
Stablein is an alumnus of both the Groundlings Theatre & School as well as The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and is an accomplished improviser, performing throughout the Los Angeles area with the four-man improv group “Get Sweaty.” The group has won several Fringe festival competitions as well as winning the popular IO West Cage Match 21 weeks in a row.
Stablein has appeared in many national commercials as well as shorts for Funny or Die and continues to create his own content for production.
Projects currently in production:
- Stablein stars as Burton in the LS&Co. production of Lanford Wilson’s Burn This, opening this Spring 2017.
- Both the Web series The Actor Who Could Not Cry and the short film My Death Co., are currently in post-production and will soon hit the festival circuit.
Stay tuned for updates and more adventures!