Charles Mayer studied with John Strasberg in New York, Paris and Montreal. He also studied in Paris at Le Cours Florent with François Florent, Yves Lemoign’, Patrick Simon, Patrick Bonnel and Raymond Acquaviva, and at L’Entrée Des Artistes with Yves Pignot, Diane Niederman, Julie Ravix, Antoine Skaeplink and Françoise Kanel.
He has performed lead roles over 500 times in plays by Shakespeare, Molière, Marivaux, Labiche, Ibsen, Tennessee Williams, David Mamet, Turgenev, Arthur Schnitzler, Michel Tremblay. Furthermore, he has to his credit over 150 days of shooting in lead roles on film and television. He has worked in English and French in Canada, France, England and Australia.
He was co-founder and artistic director of the Theatre of North America and was associate producer and co-scriptwriter of the webseries Supernovae, in which he also plays one of the leads.