Artist Bio

Lusia Strus

(Bio as of November 2001)

Lusia Strus most recently appeared at the Goodman in Big Love during the 2001/2002 Season. Other Goodman credits include Mary Reade in A Pirate’s Lullaby. Regional credits include Quake and Chad Curtiss: Lost Again at Actors Theatre of Louisville’s 2001 Humana Festival. Her work in Chicago includes performances at Steppenwolf in Hysteria, Whispering City and Our Town; at Vic­tory Gardens in No One as Nasty; SLAVS! with European Repertory; Atomic Bombers at Northlight; Indiscretions with Organic Touchstone; and Henry IV with Chicago Shakespeare. A member of the Neo-Futurists, Lusia has been writing and performing in Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind since 1993. She’s performed Too Much Light in Chicago, San Francisco, New York, Romania and at the HBO sponsored US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. This year Ms. Strus performed her solo show, Too Busy to Be Famous, at Donny’s Skybox Theatre at The Second City and at PSNBC in New York. Television credits include Cupid (CBS) and Early Edition (NBC). Films include Stir of Echoes and Soul Survivors (Artisan Entertainment) and independents The Secret, Design, Danny’s Wish, No Sleep ‘Til Madison, The Opera Lover and Hole in the Wall. Lusia is the narrator for WBEZ’s national broadcasts of Steppenwolf’s Traffic Series and the Chicago Jazz Festival.

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