Theatre director first appearing at Glasgay! in 1995
Performing SLEEPING WITH YOU at Glasgay! 1995, Mark Pinkosh is the founder of Starving Artists Theatre Company, an international theatre group known for presenting cutting edge drama around the world. As Managing Director and Artistic Director, Mark produced over sixty productions and directed twelve pieces for the company. Their pieces were invited to represent the United States at a number of high profile International Theatre Festivals, including Toronto’s duMaurier International Festival, Dublin’s World Stage Festival, Philadelphia’s Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival. Their work has transferred to London, Auckland, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Houston, Munich, Paris and Seattle.
Awards and Honors: As an adult, Mark was recognized as one of the outstanding stage performers in the United Kingdom. He has been awarded the Manchester Evening News Award for Best Actor of the Year. He was awarded the first ever London Stage award for Outstanding Actor at the Edinburgh Festival in 1995 and two Po’okela Awards for his stage work in Honolulu.