Ira is an actor based in Chicago. He has enjoyed time on stage with Steppenwolf Theater, The Irish Theater of Chicago, Strawdog Theater Company and many others. He has been seen on TV and movie theaters in Empire, Shameless, Chicago PD, Sirens, Written Off, Public Housing Unit and a myriad of independent content. He has been nominated for 3 Joseph Jefferson acting awards, winning for best ensemble (equity). He also works as an Art Director and scenic designer, gleaning 2 Joseph Jefferson nominations for scenic design.