Mansfield Park at Northlight Theatre

Mansfield Park, Northlight Theatre, closes 12/16/2018. GABRIEL RUIZ (BFA, Acting, ’08) is in the cast. CHRISTINE BINDER (Faculty) is the lighting designer and VAHISHTA VAFADARI (MFA, Acting, ’15) is the associate dialect coach.

The world premiere adaptation follows shy but clever Fanny Price in Austen’s classic tale of the clash between love and conscience.

Source: Northlight Theatre | Mansfield Park

Vietgone at Writers Theatre

Vietgone, Writers Theatre, closes 9/23/2018. LAVINA JADHWANI (MFA, Directing, ’15) directs. DAVID CASTELLANOS (BFA, Production Management, ’88) is the production stage manager, GABRIEL RUIZ (BFA, Acting, ’08) is the musical director and composer, and VAHISHTA VAFADARI (MFA, Acting, ’15) is the dialect coach.

Writers Theatre

Source: Vietgone | Writers Theatre

Gabriel Ruiz wins Time Out Chicago 2017 Theater Award

Congratulations to GABRIEL RUIZ (BFA, Acting, ’08) who was selected as Leading Performance in a Play for the 2017 Time Out Chicago Theater Awards for his work in Teatro Vista’s The Wolf at the End of the Block, written by fellow alum IKE HOLTER (BFA, Playwriting, ’07). The award winners were selected by a panel of critics and voting by more than 2,300 readers.

Our critics—and you—weigh in on the year’s best.

Source: Time Out Chicago 2017 Theater Awards winners