Erik Sandvold

Erik Sandvold graduated from Northwestern University’s School of Speech, where he learned from
renowned teachers, including Tony Award winner Frank Galati. Since then, he has frequently performed
major roles with the leading theatre companies in Colorado, including Denver Center Theatre Company,
Arvada Center Theatre, Theatreworks, Lake Dillon Theatre Company, Colorado Shakespeare Festival,
BETC, Lone Tree Arts Center, Aurora Fox Arts Center, and Curious Theatre Company, where he is an
Artistic Company Member. Recent roles at Curious include: Ben Franklin in Franklinland, Bill in Hillary
and Clinton, and Mister/Ossifer in Pass Over. Some notable roles from his wide-ranging, 35-year resume:
Ichabod Crane in Ichabod!, Lloyd Crowder in Plainsong, Rancher in Refuge, and Richard in both The
Luckiest People and Your Best One (all world-premieres); the title character in Nicholas Nickleby; 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, and a Best of Westword award for Tom in Lucky Me. On-camera,
he has been featured in dozens of commercials and industrials, and many short and feature-length films.
An instructor of voice over at the DCPA, Erik has employed his voice in numerous commercial spots,
industrial projects, and collaborations with classical music ensembles, including the Colorado Symphony
and Colorado Springs Philharmonic. He has narrated approximately 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.