CFA Faculty Biography

Tim Altmeyer
School of Theater + Dance
Assistant Professor
Specialization: Acting

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McGuire Pavilion, P.O. Box 115900
Gainesville, Fl 32611-5900


A graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill/PlayMakers Repertory Company Professional Actor Training Program, (MFA) Tim has worked extensively as a professional actor on Broadway and Off-Broadway, at numerous regional theatres, in film, television, national commercials and print work. He is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Actors Studio. 

He was in the Broadway companies of High (2011) with Kathleen Turner; Looped (2010) with Valerie Harper, and Oscar Wilde’s Salome (2003) with Al Pacino, Marisa Tomei, Dianne Wiest, and David Strathairn.  In 2012, he appeared in the Broadway National Tour of High, also with Ms. Turner.  His Off-Broadway credits include the New York premieres of Edward Albee’s Occupant and Horton Foote’s The Last of the Thorntons (with Estelle Parsons), both at the Signature Theatre.  He was also in the original Off-Broadway company of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Three Tall Women (with Marian Seldes).  Other New York credits include St. Ann's Warehouse, HB Playwrights Foundation, Hypothetical Theatre Company, Voice & Vision and the Actors Studio.  His regional theatre highlights include premieres of Naomi Iizuka’s Strike-Slip at The Humana Festival of New American Plays/Actors Theatre of Louisville and The Notebook of Trigorin by Tennessee Williams (starring Lynn Redgrave) at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.  He has also worked at The O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Pioneer Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Hippodrome Theatre, Great Lakes Theatre Festival,  Vermont Stage Company, and Clarence Brown Theatre.   His feature film credits include Five Years, and his television credits include All My Children and Guiding Light.   In addition, Tim has appeared in several national network and cable commercials, industrial videos and print  ads.

Most recently, Tim played James in Time Stands Still at Hartford TheaterWorks in Hartford, CT.  In December 2014, he will be playing opposite Estelle Parsons in My Old Lady at Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach, FL.

His professional directing credits include Other Desert Cities (Hippodrome Theatre), Not Now Darling and All the Great Books (abridged) (Weathervane Theatre) and the European premiere of Alex Lewin’s Water Street at the 2010 Absolut Gay Theatre Festival in Dublin, Ireland, which was nominated for three Festival awards including Best Production.  His directing credits at UF include By the Way, Meet Vera StarkAngels in America, Part Two: Perestroika; The Madwoman of Chaillot; Dark Play or Stories for Boys; and Glengarry Glen Ross. 

For excellence in teaching, Tim was designated Outstanding Faculty in 2008 by Anderson Scholars at the University of Florida.  In 2010, he was the University of Florida nominee for Outstanding New Faculty at The International Conference of College Teaching and Learning.




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