Japhet Balaban

Japhet Balaban is a Chicago-based actor, originally from London, England.

Recent credits include: Ideation (Jackalope Theatre), You on the Moors Now (the Hypocrites), Posh (Steep Theatre), Never The Sinner (Victory Gardens), Balm in Gilead (Griffin Theatre), Look Back in Anger (Redtwist) and Gloria and Teddy Ferrara (Goodman Theatre, u/s). TV: “Chicago Med,” "Hot Date,""Chicago PD," "Mind Games” and "Single Long."

He has trained at the School at Steppenwolf, LAByrinth Theatre Company, the Atlantic Theatre Company and graduated from Kenyon College. 

He was recently named one of ten Hot New Faces of Chicago theatre by the Chicago Tribune.

Currently in: Women Laughing Alone with Salad (Theatre Wit).


Location Chicago
Union None
Union 2 None
Height 5'11"