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Colin Trahan
Alumnus Colin Trahan to speak Friday
By David West

NATCHITOCHES – Actor Colin Trahan will speak at Northwestern State University Friday, Oct. 12 at noon in Room 227 of Morrison Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. The talk is part of Louisiana Scholars’ College’s 25th anniversary celebration.

Trahan, an alumnus of Northwestern State in theatre in the Louisiana Scholars’ College, lives in Los Angeles after working in New York City and Las Vegas. He has performed regionally at the Granbury Opera House, the North Country Center of the Arts’ Papermill Theatre, The Smokey Mountain Shakespeare Festival, The Flat Rock Playhouse, and The Fireside Theater.

He has appeared in West Side Story, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Singin’ in the Rain, Anything Goes, Cyrano De Bergerac, and She Loves Me. He was in the national touring companies of George M! (Sam), Oklahoma! (Ali Hakim), The Will Rogers Follies (Wiley Post), and The Producers (Mr. Marks).

After leaving the road to return to New York, Traham was cast in the hit Jersey Boys, which he performed first in San Francisco and then at the Palazzo in Las Vegas. He now travels the world performing hits from the show with other Jersey Boys alumni. Trahan appears on ABC’s daytime drama General Hospital and on improv comedy stages in the Los Angeles area