Artist Bios

Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi

Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi

(Bio as of February 2022)

Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi (Acrobatic Consultant) returns to The Goodman where she previously contributed to The Magic Play. Other Chicago theatre credits include: Writers Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre and Lookingglass Theater, where she is an ensemble member. Hernandez-DiStasi is The Artistic Director of The Actors Gymnasium, where she serves as master teacher, choreographer and director of The Professional Circus Training Program. Sylvia has received four Joseph Jefferson Awards for her unique brand of circus choreography. She was also the recipient of the 3Arts Award for Design (2014) The Award of Honor for Outstanding Contributions by The Illinois Theatre Association.