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Independent Film

Benny's BedLesterKsenia Ivanova, dir.
The Wind Drives Us WildFarmerDanny Morlock
Not a SuperheroGangster/GaryKevin Cagnoletti
BloodJohnCount the Clock Productions
Eye of the Sandman
Available on Amazon!
Dr. SpalanzaniSplit Pillow Films
Belogorsky, Cozzola & McHale, directors
CutieJudgeReady Freddy Films
The Orphan SaintDr. MagnusUTT Productions
Christina Timmins, dir.
AftermathBatesHonking Tree Films
M. Owen Kelly, dir.

Theatre

FacelessArenberg (u/s)Northlight Theatre
BJ Jones, dir.
Three HotelsHoyleBluebird Arts
Luda Solomon, dir.
Motel 666James, Big-Top Bellamy Wild Claw Theatre
Scott Cummins, dir.
Charles Ives Take Me Home
2015 Best Actor in a Drama - Denver Westword
John StarrCurious Theatre Company
(Denver)
Christy Montour-Larson, dir.
Charles Ives Take Me HomeJohn StarrStrawdog Theatre
Keira Fromm, dir.
The JewelsBirdTUTA
Kirk Anderson, dir.
CyranoPoet/MusicianChicago Shakespeare
Penny Metropulos, dir.
Surface for Air (Tenges)
Tail Eats Snake: Part Deux
BarryThe Side Project
Emmi Hilger, dir.
Boy SmallDadThe Fine Print Theatre
Patrick Kenney, dir.
The Tell-Tale HeartMental Patient (Poe)Blair Thomas & Co.
The SandmanFather/Coppelius/
Coppola/Spalanzani
Oracle Theatre
Max Truax, dir.
The Three Sisters
(Ruhl adapt.)
AndreiPiven Theatre
Joyce Piven, dir.
Uncle VanyaHired Man
(Professor und.)
Court Theatre
Charles Newell, dir.
The Taming of the ShrewEnsembleChicago Shakespeare
David Bell, dir.
Shoppers Carried By Escalators Into The FlamesGibViaduct Theater
Whitney Blakemore, dir.
Lady Chaplin & Her TrampEd SullivanPiven Theatre
Jennifer Green, dir.
Earth to Margaret (musical)JonathanAcorn Theater
Alcestis (Hughes adapt.)Chorus 1Uffish Theatre
Lauren Miller, dir.
Chekhov: The StoriesHis Excellency/EnsemblePiven Theatre
Joyce Piven, dir.

Industrial

Fibre Box Association75th Anniversary VideoMotion Source

Voice Over

Cengage Learning/Course Technology (700+ software video tutorials)

Training / Education

The Green Room StudioOn CameraDavid Murphy
Acting Studio ChicagoAudition WorkshopA. Belcuore & B. Mason
Players WorkshopImprov (Full-year course)Eric Forsberg, David Murphy
British American Drama Academy
Midsummer in Oxford (Shakespeare Program)
Master classes:
John Barton, Fiona Shaw, Henry Goodman, Mark Wing-Davey

Primary instructors:
Lynn Farleigh, Diana Quick, Richard Cottrell, David Willis

ShakespeareSusan Hart & Jeffrey Carlson
One-Play Focus: Othello, Titus Andronicus
Piven Theatre WorkshopScene Study & ImprovisationByrne Piven, Joyce Piven, Tria Smith
Voice (Lyric Baritone)Carmen Mehta (Lieder/Opera), David Willis (Stage/Shakespeare)
Northwestern UniversityBachelor of Music (Violin Performance)

Special Skills / Interests

Professional Violinist (member Chicago Sinfonietta and the band Midwest), Baritone, Mandolin, Concertina (English), Alexander Technique, Former Marathoner, Renovator, Stock Dog Handler: Junior Herding status (I have an Australian Shepherd/Catahoula Leopard Dog).

Associate Artist with The Fine Print Theatre

Yes, I can grow my hair.

Staged Readings / Workshops / Other

Alcestis Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
by Lynne McMahon
Admetus/AdamThe Fine Print Theatre Company
Citizens Play Festival
Juan Castañeda, dir.
The Newlyweds
by Wendy Schmidt
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The RealtorChicago New Work Festival
Barbe Marshall, dir.
Boy Small
by MT Cozzola
More info…
DadThe Fine Print Theatre Company
Fresh Ink reading series
Emmi Hilger, dir.
The Last One Standing
by Lynne McMahon
More info…
Senator TalbotThe Fine Print Theatre Company
Fresh Ink reading series
Patrick Kenney, dir.
If You Split a Second
by Dana Lynn Formby
Mick/Patrick/JohnPegasus Players
Reading Series
Emmi Hilger, dir.
re-Grand
by Peter Thomas
Benoit (French-Canadian!)Courier 12 Collective
Lincoln Square Theatre
Ed Krystosek, dir.
Frost Heaves Melinda
By Carlo Matos
AngusCourier 12 Collective
Lincoln Square Theatre
Trina Kakacek, dir.
Attachment Disorder
by Trina Kakacek
*winner of 2011 Cup
BrettPolarity Ensemble Theatre
2011 Dionysos Cup Festival of New Plays
Adam Webster, dir.
Winter Shorts
Short Plays and Live Music
VariousCourier 12 Collective
Lincoln Square Theatre
The Soldier’s TaleJoseph the SoldierLake Forest Symphony
Settings of poetry by Paul Bowles and Frank O’HaraNarrator/ActorFulcrum Point New Music Project
Peter and the WolfNarratorChicago Sinfonietta
The Scarlet LetterChillingworthRealism Update Theatre
Jason Palmer, dir.
Isn’t It RomanticMartyAttic Playhouse
Joyce & Jaclyn Greenberg, dir.
IolantheStrephonGilbert & Sullivan Opera Co. of Chicago
Nick Martin, dir.
The GatheringJesusPlayers Workshop of the Second City
Lee Houghton, dir.