Stephan Wiks

Biography

Born Stéphan Nikolaï Wikaryjak (Montreal 1969). He landed his first gig at the age of twelve, touring primary schools, doing character voices for a young Puppet Theatre Company.

In high school, he discovered the art of Improvisation, which he would practice until early college.

He went on to study Fine Arts, while performing in various punk-satirical bands, for which he wrote, sang, played guitar and drums…

From 1991 to 1996, he studied Creative Writng, and basic Audiovisual, and eventually earned a university diploma in Literary Studies (UQAM 1996). Shortly after, he started to develop a series of video projects, all co-produced by Vidéographe Inc. (pioneers in fringe Video Art and Documentary), for who he worked as a production assistant and a freelance video editor until 1998.

He settled in Barcelona in 1999, and the following year, rapidly became a professional Street Theatre Performer on Las Ramblas 2000-2010 and international festivals. Blending Mime, Clown, and Living Statue, his characters “El Señor Amarilloso” and “El Reloj” have had great success with street crowds and won prizes througout Spain, Italy, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Poland and Israel, and at the Just for Laughs (Montreal 2002) and World Statues Festival (Holland 2008, 2009, 2013 and 2015.

He currently performs Comedy and Drama as an Actor, Voice Actor, and Entertainer for Film, TV, Theatre, and various projects and cultural events, both private and public…

And he speaks (and sings) fluent French, English and Spanish…

ALTURA 1.88 | CAMISA 41 | AMERICANA 52 | PANTALON 42 | CALZADO 45 | OJOS Marrones | CABELLO Cano

FILM/TV:

“Pocos, buenos y seguros”, by Gorka Lasaosa y Ales Paya, Feature Film (in production), 2021.

«Ombligo», by José Val Bal, Feature Film (in production), 2020.

«Lit», by AJ Brown, Web Series (post-production), 2020.

“Gormiti” (Voice Actor, English version), TV Series (Animation), 2017- 2020.

«Confinement Days», by Stephan Wiks, Short, 2020.

«El Casting», by Guillermo Rivas, Short, 2020.

«Les Retrouvailles», by Guillem Manzanares, Web Series, 2019.

“Centro Médico” (episode 8.71A), TVE, TV Series, 2018.

“Meiying MG-01”, by Adrià Guxens, Short, 2018.

«A Vulture’s Story», by Enrique Perales, Short, 2018.

“Window to our world (The Cornerstone Partnership)”, by Ben Perry, Short, 2017.

“Laura”, by Emilia Patiño Carreño, Short, 2017.

“La Regla Son De Los Padres”, by Carmen A. Mier, Short, 2017.

“All I See Is You”, by Marc Forster, Feature Film, 2017.

“Sombra Aquí, Sombra Allá”, by Marta Font, Short, 2016.

“Assholess”, by Carles Hortola Marín, Short, 2015.

“Ahora o Nunca”, by Maria Ripoll, Feature Film, 2015.

“El Almacén” by Aleix Alabadí, Short, 2014.

«Cheetah Girls 2» by Kenny Ortega, Disney Channel Movie, 2005.

«Manu Chao – La Rumba de Barcelona», by Carlos Larrondo, Music Video, 2002.

THEATRE:

«La Torre de los Sueños», de Ray Ortega (in rehearsals) 2020.

“Almost, Maine”, by John Cariani, Jocular Theatre Company, 2015.

“The Gazer Into the Abyss”, Tremayne Theatre Company, 2015.

“Marie’s Crisis Café”, Tremayne Theatre Company, 2014-2015

(Special Mention Actor, “The Sir Micheal Caine Drama Award”).

“Faust Food”, Tremayne Theatre Company, 2015.

“The Truth”, Tremayne Theatre Company, 2014.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, by Shakespeare, ETGB, 2014.

“Ives’ Shorts”, by David Ives, Jocular Theatre Company, 2012.

“Vermillion Wine”, Tremayne Theatre Company, 2012.

“The 13th witness”, Tremayne Theatre Company, 2011.

“God” by Woody Allen, 12X12 Theatre Company, 2011.

 

PERFORMANCE:

Entertainer, MC and Comedic Actor in Street Performances, Popular Fairs, Festivals, Cabarets and Private Events (2000-2020) in over thirty cities around Spain, France, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Israel, Poland, Portugal, Croatia, Holland, and Canada (Montreal Just for Laughs).