Zachary Owen booked a Neato Vacuum Commercial and lead roles in the films "In Silk" and "Blindspot," and the mini-series "The Crossfade", which are all headed to film festivals!
Christy Arington has been an actor, director and teaching artist for over 25 years. A founding member and current Artistic Director of Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre, she was the education director for 13 years, building a vibrant and continually growing educational program. Christy is the current Artistic Director for LST. Having taught high school and college theatre courses for over 10 years, she brings a bevy of experience and passion to her teaching. As an actor, Christy has worked with many Chicago area Storefront Theatres including Strawdog, Irish Theatre of Chicago, Wildclaw Theatre, The Mammals, The Factory and many others. Her experience with classical texts both as an actor and director is extensive. Last summer, Christy directed The Rover for LST and in the Spring she will direct a new work for The Factory Theatre. Christy received her Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance from the University of Georgia and in 2001 was awarded The Mark Twain Comedic Acting award at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Christy's passion and skill really show in her teaching. I'm so glad I took this class.
— Jordan Campo