Artist Bio

Lawrence DiStasi

Lawrence DiStasi

(Bio as of January 2016)

Lawrence E. DiStasi last appeared on the Goodman stage in Philip Glass’ opera Galileo Galilei, directed by Mary Zimmerman. He is a founder of The Actors Gymnasium Circus and Performing Arts School, as well as a founding ensemble member of Lookingglass Theatre Company. He has performed in over 30 Lookingglass shows, among them the Tony Award-winning production of Metamorphoses and the Jeff Award-winning productions Lookingglass Alice, The Arabian Nights and Hard Times. At Lookingglass, he also directed and adapted The Baron in the Trees, for which he received a Jeff Award nomination. He was seen most recently as Long John Silver in Lookingglass’ Treasure Island. Mr. DiStasi has appeared on television in Early Edition and on film in Since You’ve Been Gone. He received his BA in theater from Northwestern University.