Originally from New York 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, Chris Rock and others. 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. Plays written by Charlie include Trumpets and Table-Tipping produced at Theatre 40, The Leather Apron Club and Against The Wall, both staged at Theatre West. Charlie is also a magician member at Hollywood’s famed Magic Castle.