© 2018 Krystal Ortiz

 RESUME 

Height: 5"5   |   Eye Color: Blue   |   Hair Color: Black

Non-union | EMC

Mezzo-Soprano

pronouns: she/her/hers

 THEATRE 

Productions

X   |   Mattie   |  Sideshow Theatre Company  |   Jonathan L. Green

For Services Rendered   |   Lois   |   Griffin Theatre Co  |   Robin Witt

LETTIE   |   Layla   |   Victory Gardens Theater  |   Chay Yew

La Havana Madrid   |   Maria   |   Teatro Vista; Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf 1700  |   Cheryl Lynn Bruce

Thumbelina   |   Ensemble   |   Lifeline Theatre  |   Amanda Delheimer Dimond

In Love and Warcraft   |  Evie (u/s)  |  Halcyon Theatre  |  Tlaloc Rivas

In the Heights  |  Nina  |  The Theatre School, DePaul University  |  Lisa Portes

Workshops

How to Defend Yourself   |   Diana   |   Ignition Festival of New Plays/Victory Gardens Theater  |   Marti Lyons

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord   |   Squeeze   |   Latinx Theatre Commons' Carnaval 2018  |   Rebecca Martinez

Miriam   |   Miriam   |   Colorado New Play Festival + Victory Gardens Theater  |   Chay Yew

Jo and Liv  |  Marty  |  Goodman Theatre  |  Krissy Vanderwarker

Kid Prince and Pablo  |  Samuel  |  New York Stage and Film (Powerhouse), ARS NOVA |  Pirrone Yousefzadeh

Lorca in New York  |  Ensemble #9  | Chicago Dramatists  |  Leah C. Gardiner

Mother Road  |  Amelia  |  Latinx Theatre Commons' Carnaval 2015  |  Juliette Carrillo

 On-camera 

Film & TV

My Name is Alex   |   Supporting   |   p3 mediaworks  |   Corey Gilbert

The Exorcist   |   Co-Star   |   FOX  |   Michael Nankin

The First   |   Supporting (ADR only)   |   Hyperactiva  |   Jacobo Rispa

Manifest Destiny  |  Supporting  |  Artex Productions  |  Tim Warren

Voice Over

Radio -- Strayer University   |   Lead   |   Another Country Productions 

TRAINING 

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting   |   The Theatre School at DePaul University

Stage Combat  |  Nick Sandys

Voice Over  |  Deb Doetzer

Acting  |  Dexter Bullard, Jane Brody, Kurt Naebig, Rachael Patterson

Meisner  |  Andrew Gallant, Trudie Kessler

Improvisation  |  Nick Johne, Noah Gregoropoulos

Musical Theatre  |  Mark Elliott

Voice  |  Phil Timberlake, Claudia Anderson, Phyllis Griffin

Movement  |  Patrice Egelston, Kristina Fluty, Julia Neary

Music Theater Training  |   New World School of the Arts High School

Workshops

The Acting Studio Chicago   |   On Camera 3  |   Janelle Snow

Clown 1: Presence & Play   |   Dean Evans   

Theatrical Clown   |   Josh Matthews  

Red Nose   |   Marc Frost & Paul Kalina

Developing Physical Characters  |  Aileen McGroddy  

 Special Skills 

Spanish, IPA proficiency/dialects (RP, Latin American countries, Miami, etc), contact improvisation, clowning, melodica/basic keys, salsa dancing, singing (mezzo soprano/high belt), bicycle riding, roller skating, roller derby, licensed driver, passport, whistling, burping on cue, amateur drag king, former vocalist in the band "MICHA"