Asher Alcantara

Asher has been performing on stage since the age of three.  He is fascinated by words, their inflection and meaning, and enjoys learning accents. He loves dance, singing, including close-harmony singing, playing the piano and percussion.  His recent credits include performing as Gavroche in the Lake Zurich Playhouse production of Les Miserables and The Artful Dodger in Citadel Theatre's production of Oliver!.  Asher also recently played Asher Simmons in Northwestern University's Waa-Mu Show's original production Another Way West.  Asher will be portraying the title role Billy in the Highland Park Players' production of Billy Elliot in the fall of 2016, and will be singing the role of the Third Genii in the Lyric Opera's production of The Magic Flute, commencing December 2016 .  
Asher is an avid chess player, an enthusiastic student at the Wilmette Actors Training Center and the Dance Center of Evanston, and enjoys composing, playing soccer and performing whenever he gets the chance.
Location Chicago
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