ASC faculty member Jerry Kernion will be playing Officer Krupke in the Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of West Side Story.
Esteban Andres Cruz
Esteban Andres Cruz has taught, coached and been an "Ensemble Doctor" in Chicago, Los Angeles and San Diego. A singer, an improviser and former professional ballet and modern dancer as well as choreographer, Esteban has a very diverse background as a performance artist. As an actor, he has worked at Steppenwolf, Writers Theatre, Victory Gardens, The House Theatre, Factory Theatre, Jackelope, Teatro Vista, Chicago Dramatists, American Theatre Company and 16th Street Theatre, where he is an Associate Artist and Teaching Artist. Regionally he has worked at Theatre at the Center, Pasadena Playhouse, Celebration Theatre and Cygnet Theatre. He has appeared on Chicago Fire, You're The Worst, Awkward, Idiot Sitter, The Bridge and such films as A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, Nancy Picks & Chooses, The Thin Line, Spa Night (Sundance Premiere, Indipendent Spirit Award: John Cassevetti Award) and just released on Smith Global / SONY; Valley of Bones (with Alexandra Billings). You can catch Esteban next season in collaboration with About Face Theatre.