WENDY MATEO

Artistic Associate

Since 2019

Wendy Mateo is a Chicago-based comedian, actor, writer, director, and filmmaker. Wendy has worked the boards at Lookingglass Theatre in Big Lake Big City, Blood Wedding, and Beyond Caring; those roles for her, impacted the direction of what it means to be an artist. Wendy is committed to rewriting the narrative of theater and media, holding space for important dialogue, and creating more opportunities for underrepresented stories to be told.

Bio as of 2019

ARTIST MEDIA

LOOKINGGLASS PRODUCTIONS

EDUCATION

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CREDITS AND AWARDS

  • THEATRE CREDITS

    Chicago:

    • Steppenwolf Theatre Company
    • Goodman Theatre
    • Chicago Shakespeare Theater
    • Chicago Children’s Theater
    • Lyric Opera of Chicago
  • FILM CREDITS

    • Love in the Time of Irony (in production 2017)
  • TELEVISION CREDITS

    • Betrayal (ABC)
    • Tam and Kevin Under 60 (Webseries)
  • AWARDS

    • Jeff Award for Choreography (The Baron in the Trees, Hard Times, and Lookingglass Alice at Lookingglass Theatre; The All Night Strutat Marriott Theatre)
    • 3Arts Award for Choreography (2014)
    • Illinois Theater Associations Award of Honor for Outstanding Contributions (2015)