Colin Sphar is a US actor originally from Sacramento, CA who performs in Chicago and around the country. In Chicago, Colin co-created and co-hosts a variety show at The Boxcar called The You're So Special, a community based night of artistic expression. He also plays with the Back Room Shakespeare Project. He has received Ovation, Joseph Jefferson, and Elly Awards for his work.
His work on stage includes We Are Proud to Present... (Theater Emory), The Legend of Georgia McBride (Nebraska Rep), The Wickhams (Capital Stage), Posh (Steep Theatre), Luna Gale (Goodman Theatre, world premiere and Center Theatre Group), Letters Home (Griffin Theatre, national tour), Romeo and Juliet (Southwest Shakespeare Company), and work with Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, Primary Stages, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Sacramento Theatre Company, TimeLine, and Teatro Vista. He works commercially and can also be seen on film and TV in Liminal Vortices, Be Here With Me, Nine Lives, and Con Vex.
Colin grew up acting, singing, and dancing professionally before going to Chicago to study acting at The Theatre School at DePaul University. He studied internationally at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England and the Roy Hart Centre at Malérargues, France.