BYRON NILSSON is an actor, singer, writer, chef, photographer, beekeeper, and relentless Heifetz fan. His play Mr. Sensitivity was part of the 2009 NY Fringe Festival. Other works include Drivers (Ensemble Studio Theatre) and the musicals Pirate Pip, iFind You @ Last, Buxtehude’s Daughter, and Beasley’s Christmas Party. He worked for ten years with the NYS Theatre Institute, appearing in 1776, Miracle on 34th Street, A Wonderful Life, Fiorello!, Around the World in 80 Days, and many others. He also has appeared with with Musicians of Ma’alwyck and the Syracuse Opera. He is currently working on a one-man show as Sydney Greenstreet.
He performs a cabaret show titled Songs to Amuse with pianist Malcolm Kogut. A former chef, he was the restaurant critic for Albany’s Metroland magazine for 30 years. He lives on a farm in New York’s rural Montgomery County. He is a member of Actors Equity, SAG-AFTRA, and the Dramatists Guild.