Aaron Schroeder is a Canadian-born, Los Angeles based actor, writer and creator. He is an award-winning graduate of NYUs Tisch School of the Arts where he studied at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute and the Experimental Theatre Wing, and was part of NYU’s International Theatre Workshop in Amsterdam. Aaron most recently created the show The Neddeaus of Duqesne Island for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) which garnered three Canadian Screen Award nominations, including a nomination for his performance as Elmer Neddeau and a win for best director Sam Zvibleman (Creator of Pen15). He also starred as Garrett on the hit Ben Stiller comedy, Next Time on Lonny, was the “Unprepared Best Man” in the critically acclaimed feature Plus One (Audience Award, Tribeca FF), and has appeared on Go90’s Fatal Decision, TruTV’s Adam Ruins Everything, FX’s late night block CAKE and Hulu’s Pen15 among others. Aaron has also worked alongside many renowned artists, including Tony-Award nominee Elizabeth Swados, Tony-Award nominee Alex Timbers, and Tony-nominated and Emmy Award-winning director Moisès Kaufman. Some of his theatre credits include the critically acclaimed, El Gato con Botas at The New Victory Theatre in New York, Futurity at A.R.T, From the Fire at Judson’s Church and his award winning solo performance work at venues around New York City.
In addition to his acting and writing work, Aaron is a skilled craftsman with experience in mask making, stop-motion animation, music-video direction and large scale art installations.
Aaron is also a board member of The Lee Strasberg Creative Center and The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, where he consults on various projects and curriculum. He is also a board member of the non-profit Instrument Shop that teaches teens in group-home settings to build their own instruments.