Originally from New York director and magician Charlie Mount developed his comedy/magic act at Manhattan’s famed Magic Towne House and became a regular at the world famous Comedy Cellar working with other newcomers like Jon Stewart, Ray Romano, Dennis Miller and Colin Quinn and Chris Rock. Most recently Charlie was in New York as the director of the Off Broadway comedy hit play Our Man in Santiago and appears regularly at the world famous Magic Castle
After many years working the stand-up circuit, touring the world playing resorts, cruise ships and colleges, Charlie moved to Los Angeles and began writing, directing and producing. He served as the Artistic Director for the critically acclaimed Chestnuts Theatre Program at Theatre West where he produced the LA Premier of Requiem for a Heavyweight, and The Lion in Winter with Jim Beaver, as well as directing the Ovation nominated Betty Garrett in Waiting in the Wings, and earning an Ovation nomination for “Best Play” for his production of Waiting For Lefty.
Also at Theatre West Charlie directed Beau Bridges in the original production of Acting - The First Six Lessons, produced Ray Bradbury’s Falling Upward with Pat Harrington, and a successful production of his own play Against The Wall. Other plays written by Charlie include Trumpets and Table-Tipping produced at Theatre 40 in Los Angeles and The Leather Apron Club at Theatre West.
Charlie is the co-Artistic Director of Arcane Theatreworks an appeared in title role of their first production, Martians - An Evening With Ray Bradbury, a critically acclaimed multimedia show exploring the heart and mind of the great writer; a show he created with Jeff G. Rack.