Artist Bio

Guy Van Swearingen

(Bio as of March 2016) 

Guy Van Swearingen is the founding artistic director of A Red Orchid Theatre, where he has appeared in over a dozen productions, most recently Red Handed Otter, Simpatico (Jeff Award nomination), the world premiere of The Opponent (also at 59E59 in New York) and The Sea Horse (Jeff Award nomination). He appeared in the world premiere of Taking Care and The Time of Your Life at Steppenwolf Theatre Company (also at Seattle Repertory Theatre and A.C.T.) and Eleven Rooms of Proust (Lookingglass Theatre Company, About Face Theatre and Goodman Theatre). Additional credits include work with Defiant Theatre, Plasticene Physical Theatre, Famous Door Theatre Company and Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company. Film credits include The Dilemma, The Merry Gentleman, Take Shelter, Public Enemies, The Weatherman, Janie Jones and The Unborn. Television credits include Chicago Fire, Boss, Sirens, Detroit 1-8-7, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, The Beast, Turks and Early Edition.