WALTER BRIGGS

Artistic Associate

Since 2016

Walter Briggs has been performing in shows and making theater in Chicago since 2004, working in many different capacities and with several companies in that span. He is an artistic associate at Lookingglass. His collaborations with the company include; Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, The North China Lover, and the 2017 summer production of Moby Dick, and it’s touring production to Alliance Theatre, South Coast Repertory, and Arena Stage.

Walter has appeared in Sucker Punch (Victory Gardens Theater), the world premiere of Hit The Wall (The Inconvenience) at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, All Our Tragic (The Hypocrites), and The Glass Menagerie (Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.). Other Chicago credits include: Victory Gardens Theater, A Red Orchid Theatre, Steep Theater, Chicago Children’s Theater, and The House Theatre of Chicago.

Bio as of 2017

…Briggs’ performance offers sharp glimpses into the character’s inner struggle to overturn hierarchy and convention when the lives of his shipmates are on the line.
– LA Times

ARTIST MEDIA

LOOKINGGLASS PRODUCTIONS

EDUCATION

Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University

CREDITS AND AWARDS

  • THEATRE CREDITS

    Regional:

    • American Repertory Theater
    • Actors Theater of Louisville
    • Brooklyn Academy of Music
    • The Getty Villa
  • FILM CREDITS

    • Jessica
    • Older Children
    • A Good Person
    • Ballad
  • TELEVISION CREDITS

    • Chicago Med (NBC)
  • AWARDS

    • Jeff award for Best Supporting Actor for Glass Menagerie (Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.)
    • Jeff Award for Best Ensemble for All Our Tragic (The Hypocrites)