Spartan Theatre Company

Andy Monson

Co-Founder and Associate Artistic Director


Andy has been Associate Artistic Director of Spartan Theatre Company since its inception in 2012. He has worked as an actor and writer for numerous productions in Chicago. He received his B.F.A. in Acting from The Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. He has appeared in “Easy on the Eyes” (Pride Films and Plays) and “The March”, as well as interned with the Neo-Futurists.

He has also appeared in “Titus Andronicus” and “Taming of the Shrew” (Illinois Shakespeare Festival), composing music for the latter. With Spartan, he wrote and performed in its inaugural production “Train of Thought”. In 2013, he adapted and directed “Dead Souls” based on the novel by Nikolai Gogol. He has since performed in shows such as “Heart in a Cage” and “A Bright Room Called Day”.