Japhet Balaban is a Chicago and New York based actor originally from London, England.
Recent credits include: Women Laughing Alone with Salad (Theatre Wit), Ideation (Jackalope Theatre, Jeff Nom., Best Ensemble), You on the Moors Now (the Hypocrites), Posh (Steep Theatre, Jeff Award Best Ensemble), Never The Sinner (Victory Gardens), Balm in Gilead (Griffin Theatre, Jeff Nom., Best Ensemble), 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 Chris Jones at the Chicago Tribune.