Artist Bios

Ronald L. Conner

Ronald L. Conner

(Bio as of September 2019)

Ronald L. Conner (Manny, Incendiary) returns to Goodman Theatre, where he previously appeared in Sweat, Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) and A View From the Bridge. Additional Chicago credits include Pipeline (Victory Gardens Theater); Paradise Blue (TimeLine Theatre Company); JitneyA Small Oak Tree Runs Red and King Hedley II (Congo Square Theatre Company, ensemble member); Short Shakespeare! Twelfth Night (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Seven GuitarsThe Piano Lesson and First Breeze of Summer (Court Theatre). Regional credits include Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Joe Turner’s Come and GoneThe Whipping Man, The Mountaintop and Macbeth (The St. Louis Black Repertory); Gem of the Ocean (Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati); Fences (New Harmony Theatre) and Two Trains Running (Geva Theatre Center). Film credits include Chasing the Blues and The Layover. Television credits include SouthsideThe ChiEmpireChicago P.D., Chicago Med, Sirens and The Secret Santa. Conner is represented by Paonessa Talent Agency.

With Goodman Theatre

  • Sweat Sweat
    1819 Season
    Play by Lynn Nottage
    Directed by Ron OJ Parson