acting and directing
Kurt is excited to be a visiting artist with Village Theatre Guild again. Kurt is a director, actor and graduate of the Juilliard School of Drama. and an exchange student at Moscow School of the Arts in Russia. Kurt is currently the artistic director of The Theatre of Western Springs. He is also a member of Buffalo Theatre Ensemble where he has directed Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Sylvia, Fuddy Meers, The Country Club, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, Lost in Yonkers and Nocturne. He also directed Life and Limb, and Brilliant Traces with Swing For The Fences Productions and Last of the Red Hot Lovers at the Chopin Theatre. As an actor, Kurt has been on stage at Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, Portland Stage, Milwaukee's Pabst Theatre, National Jewish Theatre and A Red Orchid Theatre. Favorite roles include Merrick in The Elephant Man, Stanley In A Streetcar Named Desire, Einstein in Picasso at the Lapin Agile and Joe in Golden Boy. He has also appeared in such films as Public Enemies, Sam Mendes' Road to Perdition, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Dillinger, and on television has appeared in ER and Prison Break and will be in the pilot of a new Fox TV series Ride Along. Kurt is a teacher and Acting Coach at Acting Studio Chicago.