SKYLAR ASTIN (Mark) originated the role of Georg in the Tony- and Grammy-winning musical theater phenomenon Spring Awakening. Immediately after his run on Broadway Skylar segued into film, playing the lead role in the Sundance sensation Hamlet 2 – opposite Steve Coogan and Amy Poehler – for director Andy Fleming. He also appeared in Ang Lee’s acclaimed film, Taking Woodstock. He recently filmed the 20th-Century Fox comedy pilot Strange Brew for producers Kohan/Mutchnick, and the CBS pilot Ace in the Hole opposite Adam Carolla.
Skylar’s passion lives in theater. He has participated in some of the most original theater workshops, including a musical adaptation of Clueless as Josh, the stepbrother/love interest, and The Burnt Part Boys. He is forever grateful to Neil, Tim, The Bowl, and the Larson family for the opportunity to help spread Rent’s message to a new audience. He would like to thank his incredible team at UTA and Principal Entertainment, Angie, and his beautiful family for their love and support!