Erik Sandvold

Erik Sandvold graduated with honors from Northwestern University’s theatre department.  Since then, he has frequently performed major roles with the leading theatre companies in Colorado, including Denver Center Theatre Company, Arvada Center Theatre, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, and Curious Theatre Company, where he is a Company Member.  Some notable roles from his wide-ranging resume include:  the title character in Nicholas Nickleby; Lloyd Crowder in Plainsong and Richard in both The Luckiest People and Your Best One (all world-premieres); and Mason Marzac in Take Me Out (Top Actor – Rocky Mountain News, Denver Post Ovation Award – Best Comic Performance by an Actor).  Erik also won Ovation Awards for Best Solo Performance for playing all 36 characters in I Am My Own Wife and for the world-premiere of  Bubs: A One Man Musical, which he also performed at Fringe NYC.  On-camera, he has been featured in over 30 national, regional, and local television commercials, more than 40 industrials, and many short and feature-length films.  Erik has employed his voice in dozens of commercial spots, industrial projects, and collaborations with classical music ensembles.  He has narrated nearly 1000 books and countless magazine articles for the Library of Congress, including all seven books in the Harry Potter series.  In 2003, he received his second national Alexander Scourby Narrator of the Year Award.