During this time Sheridan strengthened his vocal skills, studying opera privately, which helped him play the role of the Pirate King in Pirates of Penzance, and was selected to All State Cast in a statewide competition. He studied weekly at Act One Acting school in Pittsburgh, PA, performing with that troupe.
Sheridan earned a scholarship to American Musical and Dramatic Academy Conservatory of Performing Arts, New York, NY, where he graduated from the Studio Program. He trained with Roxana Stewart, Ray Virta, Dan Daily, Randolf Pearson, Cate Smit, Tim Ryan and several other esteemed actors. Some of his special skills include Side Show acts, Dialects, and Fencing, with eight years of study and a recommended pass in stage combat skills by the Society of American Fight Directors. Sheridan went on to complete a program of studies in Voice Acting with Edge Studio, New York, NY.
Sheridan is an Equity Member Candidate. Professional roles he has played are Keith Butler in Alone Together, Curio in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, and Georgie in Over the Tavern, in Mountain Playhouse productions. He lives in Manhattan, where he enjoys performing and narration. He sings, plays guitar and writes music. Jitterbug Jams is very pleased to feature Sheridan as the engaging Baritone voice of Cricket Boom-bah, as well as book narrator. He adds his Performing Arts knowledge to the team, advising on theatrical aspects.
Actor and Narrator
At the young age of 14, Sheridan was discovered and cast into a professional production, by Director Guy Stroman. He worked with celebrated and Broadway actors and directors like Sandy Duncan, Barbara Russell, Chris Blisset, Chan Harris, and many others. Sheridan grew up spending his summers Acting and Interning at the professional theatre Mountain Playhouse. This gave him firsthand knowledge of many aspects of stage production, from sound, to stage management, to set building.