Curtis Edward Jackson
Curtis is originally from Philadelphia but studied acting at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. He moved to Chicago after graduating and has been working, in and out of the city, ever since. Curtis attended the School at Steppenwolf summer training program in 2013 and has had the pleasure of working with Chicago theatrical institutions like Steppenwolf Theatre Company as well as many fantastic storefront companies like Rivendell Ensemble, Steep Theatre, Griffin Theatre, Jackalope and more. He has had the wonderful opportunity to perform regionally in Arkansas, New Hampshire, and Michigan. He has also toured the country twice with Griffin Theatre's production of LETTERS HOME. Curtis was nominated, along with the cast of Idle Muse Theatre Company's production of SHAKESPEARE'S R&J, for a Joseph Jefferson award for "Best Ensemble". He was also nominated for the Broadway World Chicago award for "Best Actor in a Play (Equity)" for his performance in Rivendell Ensemble's production of HOW THE WORLD BEGAN.