Casey J. Adler
Multi-talented, Casey's range as an actor, writer, and musician is wide.
He received a B.F.A. in Theater Performance and a minor in World Religions from Chapman University. After graduating from Chapman, he created Actors Circle Ensemble with his mentor professor, Tamiko Washington, and two Chapman graduates and fellow company members, Sean Burgos and Andre Stojka. He went on to play the role of Murph in The Indian Wants the Bronx. That role holds a special significance for Casey as one of his theater idols, Al Pacino, originated this Murph in 1968, alongside John Cazale. Casey has appeared as a recurring guest star on Freeform’s critically acclaimed show Bunheads (Sutton Foster), Grandfathered (John Stamos), and Juveniles (Newport Beach and Cannes Film Festival).
Casey is an accomplished playwright. He is a member of the Actors Studio West Playwright/Director Unit. His full length play Birdy placed as a finalist for Screencraft's Stage Play Competition and Storyline's Vitruvian Award. He also writes in the entertainment field with his sister, Kari Adler. Their romcom feature Same Guy, Different Face is in development with Rumble Riot Pictures (Cut Throat City dir. by The RZA starring Ethan Hawke and Terrance Howard) and attached David Paymer as director. The Adlers together wrote the children's book Yorkietown, partnering with Drag Queen Story Hour Ryan Seacrest Foundation, and Gelson's Markets. www.BoychickandBear.com
And as a musician, his duo band PurpleJacket is sponsored by Godin Guitars and Fishman Amplifiers. An accomplished and unique guitarist, Casey plays the Spanish guitar with the attack of an electric. www.PurpleJacketMusic.com