Artist Bios

Ronald L. Conner

Ronald L. Conner

(Bio as of December 2021)

Ronald L. Conner (U/S Eli/Caesar) has appeared at the Goodman in Incendiary, Sweat, Father Comes Home From The Wars and A View From the Bridge. Chicago credits include Pipeline (Victory Gardens Theatre); Jitney and Day of Absence (Congo Square Theatre, where he is an Ensemble Member); Titanic…, King Hedley IIThe Piano Lesson and Seven Guitars (Court Theatre); and Paradise Blue (Timeline Theatre). Regional credits include Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Mountaintop, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (St. Louis Black Rep); Two Trains Running (Geva Theatre); Gem of the Ocean (Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati); Fences (New Harmony Theatre). Film and television credits include Chasing The BluesSouthside, The Chi and Sirens. Conner is represented by Paonessa Talent.

With Goodman Theatre

  • Sweat Sweat
    1819 Season
    Play by Lynn Nottage
    Directed by Ron OJ Parson
  • Gem of the Ocean Gem of the Ocean
    2122 Season
    Play by August Wilson
    Directed by Chuck Smith