Christopher Prentice



Height: 6’0″ • Hair: Dk. blonde • Eyes: Blue • Voice: Baritone

Seau de Sang
Lead Independent / Sam Sorich
Break a Leg Lead Independent / Adam Dick
Premiered at Chicago Int’l Film Fest.
Lead Independent / C.K. Olsen
post production
Featured Spark in the Dark Prods. / Adam Dick
La Luce
post production
Supporting Independent / Inna Manzhul
Beyond Nothing Lead DePaul University / Elliot Lear
Theater (selected)
Moby Dick—Rehearsed A Serious Actor (Starbuck) Shakespeare Project of Chicago / David Skidmore
A Baker Street Christmas Caper Sherlock Holmes Shakespeare Project of Chicago / Peter Garino
Macbeth Banquo u/s, Duncan/Doctor u/s (mult. perfs), Bloody Sergeant/Murder u/s (mult. perfs) Chicago Shakespeare Theater / Aaron Posner & Teller
Tug of War: Civil Strife Richard III u/s Chicago Shakespeare Theater / Barbara Gaines
50-Minute Hamlet Guy (Hamlet) Shakespeare Project of Chicago / Jeff Christian
Tug of War: Foreign Fire Edward III u/s, Henry V u/s Chicago Shakespeare Theater / Barbara Gaines
Elizabeth Rex Ned Illinois Shakespeare Festival / Paula Suozzi
Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice Illinois Shakespeare Festival / Jonathan West
Antony & Cleopatra Alexas Illinois Shakespeare Festival / Kevin Rich
Measure for Measure Claudio Stratford Festival / Martha Henry
Othello Senator/Gentleman, u/s Iago Stratford Festival / Chris Abraham
Mary Stuart Drury, u/s Mortimer Stratford Festival / Antoni Cimolino
Henry V Nym, u/s Pistol Stratford Festival / Des McAnuff
Much Ado About Nothing Watch, u/s Don Pedro Stratford Festival / Christopher Newton
The Merry Wives of Windsor Slender Stratford Festival / Frank Galati
The Grapes of Wrath Willy/Hooper Guard, u/s Jim Casy Stratford Festival / Antoni Cimolino
The Misanthrope Basque, Alceste (u/s perf’d) Stratford Festival / David Grindley
As You Like It 2nd Lord, u/s Dukes F & S Stratford Festival / Des McAnuff
The Winter’s Tale Dion, u/s Leontes Stratford Festival / Marti Maraden
Bartholomew Fair Winwife Stratford Festival / Antoni Cimolino
Julius Caesar Pindarus, u/s Brutus Stratford Festival / James MacDonald
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Fairy, u/s Puck Stratford Festival / David Grindley
Macbeth Macbeth Mont. Shakes. in the Parks / Susan Felder
All’s Well That Ends Well King of France/Lavatch Mont. Shakes. in the Parks / Joel Jahnke
Romeo and Juliet Mercutio Chicago Shakespeare Theater / Amanda Dehnert
Robin Hood Robin Hood Oak Park Festival / Kevin Theis
Hamlet Hamlet Signal Ensemble Theatre / Ronan Marra
The Zoo Story Jerry Signal Ensemble Theatre / Ronan Marra
The Tempest Sebastian First Folio Shakespeare Fest. / Alison C. Vesely
She Stoops to Conquer Marlow Signal Ensemble Theatre / Ronan Marra
world premiere
Chris Signal Ensemble Theatre / Ronan Marra
Waiting for Godot Estragon Signal Ensemble Theatre / Ronan Marra
Catch-22 Chaplain Signal Ensemble Theatre / Brandon Bruce
Much Ado About Nothing Benedick Signal Ensemble Theatre / Ronan Marra
Picasso at the Lapin Agile Pablo Picasso New Leaf Theatre / Brandon Bruce
As You Like It Jacques de Boys American Players Theatre / Jonathan Smoots
Richard II Surrey American Players Theatre / David Frank
Work Song
world premiere
Eisner/Farris, u/s Frank Lloyd Wright Milwaukee Rep / Eric Simonson
Wit Technician, u/s Kelekian Milwaukee Rep / J.R. Sullivan
A Christmas Carol Ensemble, u/s Marley Milwaukee Rep / Joseph Hanreddy
South Pacific Seabee Dallas Theater Center / Richard Hamburger
Studio & Readings (selected)
As You Like It
theatrical reading
Touchstone Shakespeare Project of Chicago / J.R. Sullivan
The Malta Play
staged reading
Malachi Artemisia Theatre / Rachel Iannantuoni
theatrical reading; U.S. premiere
Hastings (Edmund Campion) Shakespeare Project of Chicago / Peter Garino
Love’s Labour’s Lost
theatrical reading
Berowne Shakespeare Project of Chicago / Barbara Zahora
The Changeling
theatrical reading
Alsemero Shakespeare Project of Chicago / Steve Scott
King John
theatrical reading
Philip the Bastard Shakespeare Project of Chicago / Peter Garino
The Names
staged reading
Schroeder Equity Library Theatre / Robert W. Behr
The Winter’s Tale
theatrical reading
Leontes Shakespeare Project of Chicago / Barbara Zahora
Julius Caesar
theatrical reading
Mark Antony Shakespeare Project of Chicago / Stephen Spencer
The Revenger’s Tragedy
theatrical reading
Vindice Shakespeare Project of Chicago / Peter Garino
The Country Wife Horner Birmingham Conservatory / Antoni Cimolino
The Provoked Wife Heartfree Birmingham Conservatory / Stephen Ouimette
Training & Education
Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre (at Stratford Festival)
Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University (BFA – Acting)
Recognized Actor/Combatant, SAFD, 1999 (Rapier & Dagger, Broadsword, Hand to Hand), Dialects (British RP, Cockney, Irish, U.S. Southern), Musical Instruments (French horn [3-time Texas AAAAA All-State], Trumpet, Piano), Sight-Reading Music
Street Corner Profit John Servilio The Artistic Home (Cut to the Chase Fest) 2015
Old Wicked Songs
2 Jeff Award noms.
Jon Marans Signal Ensemble Theatre 2007
The Weir
3 Jeff Citation noms., incl. Outstanding Ensemble
Conor McPherson Signal Ensemble Theatre 2007
Much Ado About Nothing William Shakespeare Quintessential Theatre Company 1997
Readings & Workshops
Doctor Faustus (reading) Christopher Marlowe Birmingham Conservatory 2009
Lovers in the Park Steven Gridley SMU Meadows School of the Arts 2000
Assistant Directing
Darkside Tom Stoppard; Peter Garino, dir. Shakespeare Project of Chicago 2015
Macbeth Shakespeare; Scott Westerman, dir. The Artistic Home 2015
Related Experience
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Text Coach & Dramaturg Shakespeare Project of Chicago 2019
Darkside Production Stage Manager Shakespeare Project of Chicago 2015
Macbeth Text Coach The Artistic Home 2015