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Ana Silva

 
Birth Place:
Clackamas, OR
Bio:
Ana Silva is a native of Portland, OR (the cool Portland), a graduate of AMDA LA/NY, iO Chicago, The Second City’s Conservatory and House Co. Programs, and a 2018 NBC Universal/The Second City’s Bob Curry Fellow. An ALTA Award winner for Outstanding Improviser in Chicago, Ana was in the Chicago ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Clackamas, OR

Bio:
Ana Silva is a native of Portland, OR (the cool Portland), a graduate of AMDA LA/NY, iO Chicago, The Second City’s Conservatory and House Co. Programs, and a 2018 NBC Universal/The Second City’s Bob Curry Fellow. An ALTA Award winner for Outstanding Improviser in Chicago, Ana was in the Chicago ... (read complete bio)
 

Photos

(from left) Daniel Desmarais, Andrew Jessop and Ana Silva in Theater Wit’s Mr. Burn Photo

(from left) Daniel Desmarais, Andrew Jessop and Ana Silva in Theater Wit’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Press opening, Wednesday, September 8 at 7 p.m., kicks off an open run. Theater Wit is located at 1229 N. Belmont Ave., in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. For tickets, visit TheaterWit.org or call (773) 975-8150. Photo credit: Charles Osgood Please credit Charles Osgood Photography

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10/29/2021
Tina Muñoz Pandya (left) and Ana Silva in Theater Wit’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric Photo

Tina Muñoz Pandya (left) and Ana Silva in Theater Wit’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Press opening, Wednesday, September 8 at 7 p.m., kicks off an open run. Theater Wit is located at 1229 N. Belmont Ave., in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. For tickets, visit TheaterWit.org or call (773) 975-8150. Photo credit: Charles Osgood Please credit Charles Osgood Photography

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Date:
10/29/2021
Tina Muñoz Pandya (left) and Ana Silva in Theater Wit’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric Photo

Tina Muñoz Pandya (left) and Ana Silva in Theater Wit’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Press opening, Wednesday, September 8 at 7 p.m., kicks off an open run. Theater Wit is located at 1229 N. Belmont Ave., in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. For tickets, visit TheaterWit.org or call (773) 975-8150. Photo credit: Charles Osgood Please credit Charles Osgood Photography

From: 
Date:
10/29/2021
Tina Muñoz Pandya (left) and Ana Silva in Theater Wit’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric Photo

Tina Muñoz Pandya (left) and Ana Silva in Theater Wit’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Press opening, Wednesday, September 8 at 7 p.m., kicks off an open run. Theater Wit is located at 1229 N. Belmont Ave., in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. For tickets, visit TheaterWit.org or call (773) 975-8150. Photo credit: Charles Osgood Please credit Charles Osgood Photography

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10/29/2021
(front, from left) Will Wilhelm, Daniel Desmarais, (back, from left) Andrew Jessop an Photo

(front, from left) Will Wilhelm, Daniel Desmarais, (back, from left) Andrew Jessop and Ana Silva in Theater Wit’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Press opening, Wednesday, September 8 at 7 p.m., kicks off an open run. Theater Wit is located at 1229 N. Belmont Ave., in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. For tickets, visit TheaterWit.org or call (773) 975-8150. Photo credit: Charles Osgood Please credit Charles Osgood Photography

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Date:
10/29/2021
 

Ana Silva Biography

Ana Silva is a native of Portland, OR (the cool Portland), a graduate of AMDA LA/NY, iO Chicago, The Second City’s Conservatory and House Co. Programs, and a 2018 NBC Universal/The Second City’s Bob Curry Fellow. An ALTA Award winner for Outstanding Improviser in Chicago, Ana was in the Chicago UP Comedy cast of The Second City’s She the People, is a current understudy for The Second City's National Touring Company, and star of the web series Diagnosis: Boring.

Select Theatre Credits
Kentucky (The Gift Theatre), XY the Musical Staged Reading (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), In the Heights (Casa 0101/ Teatro Nuevos Horizontes), and Searching for Aztlán (Teatro Milagro). You can see Ana perform around Chicago with her teams: Matt Damon Improv (2017 Best Improv Team CWFF), Baby Wants Candy, Improvised Jane Austen, and Dynasty Improv.




Ana Silva News

Artemisia Theatre to Present the World Premiere of ROE V US Photo Artemisia Theatre to Present the World Premiere of ROE V US
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

The fight for women’s rights is ON, and Chicago’s Artemisia Theater is going on offense with the world premiere of Roe v US, written and directed by Kelcey Anyá, one weekend only, July 14-17, 2022, at Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Portage Park neighborhood. 

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC  at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire IL Photo BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire IL
by Tina St. Angelo Wetzel - Apr 22, 2022

The moment you walk into the theatre and see the 'mountains' surrounding the back walls you know exactly where you are and that you need to be here. Read our critic's review of the 2022 production.

Photos: First Look at The Marriott Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo Photos: First Look at The Marriott Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

The Marriott Theatre, located at 10 Marriott Dr. Lincolnshire, is presenting THE SOUND OF MUSIC, now in previews, officially opening April 20 at 7:30 p.m., and closing June 5, 2022.

The Marriott Theatre to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo The Marriott Theatre to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

The Marriott Theatre, located at 10 Marriott Dr. Lincolnshire, will welcome spring with THE SOUND OF MUSIC, previewing Wednesday, April 13, opening April 20 at 7:30 p.m., and closing June 5, 2022.

Photos: MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY at Theatre Wit Photo Photos: MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY at Theatre Wit
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2021

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, currently enjoying a successful run at Chicago’s Theater Wit, will close on November 14, making way for Wit’s new holiday offering, Who’s Holiday!, which starts previews on November 26.

BWW REVIEW: MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY at Theater Wit Photo BWW REVIEW: MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY at Theater Wit
by Rachel Weinberg - Sep 9, 2021

It’s not just fitting that MR. BURNS is a play about a post-apocalyptic world, but also one that deeply underscores why art is so important to humanity. Indeed, this production demonstrates that art is what makes us human and empowers us to survive. After such a long time without live theater here in Chicago, I can think of few better ideas to ponder than that.

Photos: MR. BURNS- A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY at Theater Wit Photo Photos: MR. BURNS- A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY at Theater Wit
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2021

Theater Wit returns to live shows on August 27 with Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, a brilliantly creative play that asks, “What’s left when everything is taken away?”

Theater Wit Returns To Live Shows With MR BURNS Next Month Photo Theater Wit Returns To Live Shows With MR BURNS Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Wit’s 2015 Chicago premiere of Mr. Burns was one of the company’s most acclaimed productions ever, and post-pandemic, it couldn’t be more prescient. Wit’s new production revival also reunites many of the original cast and creative team.

The Women of Matt Damon Improv Create New Web Series About the Workplace During the P Photo The Women of Matt Damon Improv Create New Web Series About the Workplace During the Pandemic
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2020

The women of the Chicago based comedy group have premiered a new web series which focuses on the drama and tension of Zoom-based work environments. Created by Allison Reese-Shapiro, the series centers around six coworkers as they navigate the pandemic, each other, and unexpected success from the 'comfort' of their homes.

The Gift Theatre's KENTUCKY Will Extend Through November Photo The Gift Theatre's KENTUCKY Will Extend Through November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019

Due to popular demand, The Gift Theatre announced they are adding four additional performances of its hit dark comedy KENTUCKY, extending through Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for all performances are available at theaterwit.org, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office.