If/Then - Sept. 2018

"Carl Swanson, is very

funny even if his character 

is a puzzle." - The Star Tribune

"Carl Swanson plays Lucas, 

I found him funny, sweet, complex, and likable."

- Play Off The Page

"Carl Swanson is funny and natural as Lucas." 

- Cherry and Spoon

"Carl Swanson plays Lucas with disarming aplomb and bubbly humor​."

- Broadway World

Chess - Dec. 2017

"Carl Swanson is great as 

Anatoly, and sings the heck

out of this score."

- Cherry and Spoon

"Swanson’s finest solo piece is the end of Act I, with the simply named “Anthem” – a paean to apolitical patriotism and liberation."

Twin Cities Arts Reader

Chess - Chameleon Theatre Circle - Dec. 2017



Eagle Scout Award: Boy Scouts of America

Carl received the Eagle Scout award in 2009. His service project involved installing benches outside of the community pool in Hawley, MN. 

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