Wayne has been a working actor for over 18 years, mainly starring on the legit stage, currently lives in South Florida, and recently appeared in The Water Coolers (Actors' Playhouse), Closer Than Ever and Beau Jest: The Musical (Hollywood Playhouse).Wayne won both the 2002 Carbonell award and Curtain Up Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Sylvia St. Croix in Ruthless! (Hollywood Playhouse). In 1989, he won the Carbonell for Best Supporting Actor in a Play for Stanley in Broadway Bound (Royal Palm DT), and has been nominated for four others.Other recent work includes: Pageant at the Cuillo Center for the Arts in West Palm Beach, A New Brain (Mosaic Theatre), I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Foothills Theatre in Worcester, MA) and Zombie Prom (Acting Studio Stage Company). Last season he also appeared in Apartment 3A (Acting Studio Stage Company), Pageant (Shores Theatre), and in Proposals (Actors' Playhouse).Regional: Rags (Paper Mill and Coconut Grove Playhouses), The Rothschilds (Coconut Grove), I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Angry Housewives, and Drood! (Carbonell nominations - Actors' Playhouse), The Affections of May and Over the River and Through the Woods (FL Repertory Theatre), Adam Baum and The Jew Movie and Arms and the Man (GableStage), The Goodbye Girl (Township Center), The Fantasticks and Chaplin (World Premiere - Carbonell nomination - Shores Theatre), Corpse!, Funny Money, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, A Thousand Clowns, Man of LaMancha, and The Odd Couple (Actors' Playhouse), Angels in America, Love! Valour! Compassion!, and The Woman in Black (New Theatre), Lend Me Tenor (Ring Theatre and Alhambra DT), and Dark at the Top of the Stairs and Company (Caldwell Theatre). International tour: West Side Story (Asia Theatricals).Film: Chapter Zero, Michael Kael in Katango, Liberty Brief and Another Openin'. TV: "Sins of the City" (USA), "Body Story II" (Discovery) and scores of Industrial videos.Wayne was classically trained at New York's National Shakespeare Conservatory. He is a private acting coach & consultant at many Broward high schools and is on the associate faculty of the newly formed Acting School of South Florida. Wayne is also an advocate for professional actors and serves on Equity's National Council, as well as the South Florida Liaison Committee.