Andy Monson has worked as an actor, writer, director, and administrator for such companies as The Neofuturists, Steppenwolf, Mercy Street Theatre, The Artistic Home, Next Theatre, Pride Films & Plays, MCL, Second City, Raven Theatre, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, and Spartan Theatre Company (which he co-founded.) He has appeared in the independent films “Speed Dating” and “Urban Warfare” as well as the upcoming web series “Callie’s Solo.” His podcast, “The World According To Monson,” is free on iTunes. He is a proud graduate of Roosevelt University and is represented by the good people of Grossman & Jack Talent. He has also held multiple titles in the WFW, where he is the only ever triple-champion. When he is not working in Chicago’s theatre scene or pinning opponents in the ring, he can be found teaching boxing, perfecting his legendary chili recipe, or spending quality time with his two loving cats.