La Shawn Banks biography
La Shawn Banks
At Writers Theatre: The Scene, Isaac's Eye, The Liar, Travels with My Aunt, Old Glory, The Turn of the Screw, The Duchess of Malfi and To the Green Fields Beyond
La Shawn Banks returns to Writers Theatre where he has previously appeared in Isaac's Eye, The Liar, Travels With My Aunt, Old Glory, The Turn of the Screw, The Duchess of Malfi and To The Green Fields Beyond. Favorite Chicago productions include Short Shakespeare! Twelfth Night (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), Le Switch (About Face Theatre), The Wheel (Steppenwolf Theatre Company), A Year With Frog and Toad (Chicago Children's Theatre). Favorite regional productions include Around The World In 80 Days (Indiana Repertory Theatre), A Streetcar Named Desire,The Island, Edward Albee's Seascape, Troilus and Cressida, The Critic and Of Mice and Men (American Players Theatre). Television appearances include Chicago PD, Shameless, The Exorcist and Chicago Justice. Film credits include The Merry Gentleman (directed by Michael Keaton) and Surprise Me! (2017).
[Bio as of December 2016]