Marc Ludwig is an accomplished actor with over a decade of experience in live theatre. He earned his BFA in Acting from the University of Alberta in 2017 and ever since performed in numerous productions across Canada. Notable performances include the Alberta Opera's Jack and The Beanstalk as The Giant, Grindstone Theatre's Urinetown as Officer Barrel, he has starred in Colleen Murphy's world premiere of I Hope My Heart Burns First (formerly Bright Burning), and as Ash in Mansfield Entertainment's Evil Dead the Musical. He has performed at various festivals including The Edmonton Fringe, Nextfest, New Works and Ignite. Furthermore, Marc is a comedy veteran and was a regular performer in The 11 'O Clock Number (a weekly long-form musical improv show), wrote and directed for Blackout Sketch Comedy, and co-founded Impulse Improv, a Peterborough-based improv troupe.
Since moving to Ontario and venturing into film and voice acting, Marc has starred in several Toronto-based short films such as Forced Friendships (Best Comedy at the LAFA 2022), The Bored Room (Best Comedy at the LAFA 2023), SCOOPS (2023), A LOT GOIN' ON AT 34 MAPLE DRIVE (2023), and NOW PLAYING (2023). He has continued to expand his experience in Toronto's vibrant film industry, landing his first television role in Somebody Knows Something, several commercial roles (including one for Kraft Heinz), and performing as a principal role in two feature films: The Lurker (2023) and Switched At Death (2023). Also a versatile voice actor, Marc has performed in many audio-productions, as Detective Silver in Darkstead (2022), the Narrator in Tales of Wasted West (2022), Liam in Mount Oblivion (2021), Rick in Serving Ruth (2022), Good-Looking Guy in Sketchcast (2022), David in Grabbing A Beer (2023) and Ethan in Created (2023), and in short films as Trailer Voice in That's A Wrap (2019) or the Narrator in Time (2023).
When not performing, Marc is a writer and is involved in the creative development of new work across Canada. He is a member of the Canada Playwrights Guild. Some of the new work he was involved with include Colleen Murphy's Bright Burning, In Arms Theatre's Harun by Makram Ayache and Theatre Terrific's In-TEA-Macy by Marifer Douglas. He is a member of Capitol Theatre Port Hope's 2023 Creator Unit, and is developing his own script: A Canadian For A Canadian, which will be read publicly in the fall. Afterwards, he is looking to adapt this script into both as a live production and as a feature film.