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."
"Carl Swanson is funny and natural as Lucas."
"Carl Swanson plays Lucas with disarming aplomb and bubbly humor."
Chess - Dec. 2017
"Carl Swanson is great as
Anatoly, and sings the heck
out of this score."
"Swanson’s finest solo piece is the end of Act I, with the simply named “Anthem” – a paean to apolitical patriotism and liberation."
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.