Jay Budzien

Jay is honored to be selected as an Artistic Member of The Studio.  Jay has performed in a number of theatres throughout the Valley, including The Don Bluth Front Row Theatre, Stage Left Productions, Starlight Community Theatre and Desert Foothills Theatre.  His performances include: Oscar/Kelly in Lady for a Day, Porter Milgrim in Deathtrap, Mr. Witherspoon in the classic Arsenic & Old Lace and Martini in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.   A favorite role was playing  Mr. Dussel in The Diary of Anne Frank. Jay has also appeared in television commercials, print and internet advertising.  He is represented professionally by the Deborah Maddox Agency in Scottsdale.  Since retiring from technology management, Jay spends much of his time in non-profit management, specifically serving at-risk students in a number of Phoenix high schools.  He is forever grateful to his wife Mary, and his daughters, Katherine and Margaret, for their unending love and support.  And to our Lord, for making it all possible.

Jay Budzien

  • Actor