John Arthur Lewis

Artistic Associate


John Arthur Lewis earned his BFA in Theatre from TCU, and his MFA in acting from Binghamton University.  Before finding his home in Chicago, he performed in and directed many plays in New York and across the country in regional theatres. Chicago credits include: Agamemnon in Iphigenia at Aulis (The Rogue Theatre), Vronsky in Anna Karenina (Vitalist Theatre), He in Counting the Ways (Greasy Joan &Co.),  Studdard in Pugilist Specialist (Red Tape Theatre), Tom Wilson in The Ride Down Mt. Morgan (Redtwist), Banquo in MacBeth (CityLit), Bengtsson in The Ghost Sonata (Oracle), and Mars Streznick in Daddy Long Legs  ( Bruised Orange), and Wayne in Kingsville (Stage Left), Ian in Shining City (Redtwist), John in Lips Together, Teeth Apart (Remarcable), The Mayor in Brand (Red Tape), and Claire in The Maids at Oracle where he was a company member.  John has appeared in three Promethean Productions: The Winter’s Tale, The Last Unicorn, and Henry V. He directed PTE’s Madwoman of Chaillot, The Lark, and the 2012 Evening of Shakespeare.