Arthur Luís Soria

Arthur is of Brazilian, Italian and Ecuadorian heritage. He was born and raised in central NJ where he attended the Fine and Performing Arts Center. He moved to the windy city in 2005 to attend the Theatre School at DePaul University where he continued his training in acting. Since his graduation in 2009 he has worked in Provincetown, MA and around Chicago. He is currently working on a solo performance piece called "You don't know my life, Ni Mi Madre." He was also a scholarship recipient for dance at Joel Hall Dance Center where he trained in modern dance, ballet and jazz.

Film & Television
Listening In-Micah-Fairleigh Dickenson University-dir. Derek Gross
Murder for Pleasure-Extra-Cheevies Film Productions-dir. Derek Braasch

Regional Theatre
Our Dad is in Atlantis-Younger Brother-The Goodman Theatre, Chicago-dir. Carlos Murillo
Chicago Chronicles-Faze-American Theater Company, Chi.-dir. Lynn Pace Green
Take Me Out-Rodriguez-Counter Productions, MA-dir. Patrick Falco
musicalDEEP-Boey-Gorilla Tango Theatre-dir. Howard Witt
Twelve (New Play Series Reading)-Eduardo-Chicago Dramatists, Chicago-dir. Vance Smith
The Gatekeeper (World Premiere)-Dan-Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago-dir. Coya Paz
Fame-Joe Garcy-State Theater of New Jersey-dir. Stephen Waldrup
The Loveliest Afternoon of the Year-He-Black Box Theater, NJ-dir. Stephen Waldrup
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings-Momó-Chicago Playworks, Chicago-dir. Carlos Murillo
Mango Leaf Magic-Featured dancer-Chicago Playworks, Chicago-dir. Ann Wakefield
Kosi Dasa-Featured dancer-Merle Reskin Theatre, Chicago-dir. Reggie Lawrence
Split-Jay-The Theatre School, DePaul Univ.-dir. Jane Drake Brody
The Strip-Tom-The Theatre School, DePaul Univ.-dir.Carolyn Hoerdemann
Waiting for Lefty-Benjamin-The Theatre School, DePaul Univ.-dir. Jenn Bevard
Spinning into Butter-Patrick Chibas-The Theatre School, DePaul Univ.-dir. Thomas Weitz

Training
BFA Acting—Theatre School, DePaul University—Chicago, IL
Audition Technique: Janet Louer, Damon Kiely
Acting: Dexter Bullard, Don Ilko, Ann Wakefield, Rachel Slavick, Larry Yando
Voice & Speech: Phyllis E. Griffin, Phil Timberlake
Musical Theatre: Mark Elliot
Movement: Julia Neary, Patrice Egleston, Betsy Hamilton, John Jenkins
Shakespeare: Catherine Weidner
Improv: Rachel Slavick, Noah Gregoropolous
Stage Combat: Nick Sandys, Neil Massey

Scholarship recipient—Joel Hall Dance Center—Chicago, IL
Jazz, ballet, Graham and Horton modern dance, tap

Special Skills
Dialects/Languages: Fluent Spanish, Standard British, Cockney
Stage Combat (3 years): SAFD certified in rapier and dagger, quarterstaff, unarmed combat
Gymnastics/Acrobatics: handstands, one-handed cartwheels
Other: rollerblading, swimming, yoga, basic Tai Chi, Latin Dance (merengue, salsa, bachata)

Can make loud popping noises with my tongue and can raise one eyebrow!

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