DIRK LEATHERMAN (Carlson) makes his debut at Jewel Theatre with Of Mice and Men. He has toured extensively, performing in twenty-two states of the U.S. and three provinces of Northern Italy. On the East Coast, Mr. Leatherman has performed on the stages of the Papermill Playhouse, the McCarter Theatre, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Locally, he’s worked with American Musical Theatre, Bus Barn, Calaveras Rep, California Theatre Center, City Lights, Tabard, and Theatreworks. He holds a BA in Theatre Arts from Loyola Marymount University and has performed in more than 2,500 live shows in more than 100 productions for more than a half a million people. He was most recently seen as Sheriff Reynolds in Babes in Arms with 42nd Street Moon. Recent screen credits include a Guest Star role on NBC’s Trauma playing a wounded executive in the “Bad Day at Work” episode. For more information, go to www.dirkleatherman.com.