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Instructor

Mary Ann Thebus

 Mary Ann Thebus has been an actor for about 40 years, the last 20 on Chicago stages with an occasional foray onto stages in other cities such as New York, Madison, Sacramento and San Francisco. She has worked locally at the Goodman, Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, Northlight, Court and The Next, among others. She is an 11 time Jeff nominee and won an After Dark Award in 2002. 

She has been active in film and TV shot locally and has been a teacher of acting for about 15 years -- previously at the now defunct Center Theatre, at The Steppenwolf Summer Program and currently here at The Artistic Home. She studied Meisner technique with the late Edward Kaye-Martin at the Wisdom Bridge Training Center, and coaches privately in her home.