Alan Ball is an award-winning actor and singer based in Chicago. Over the past 36 years, he has performed in hundreds of theatrical productions and concerts. From classical to contemporary, comedy to drama, Shakespeare to musicals, his work on stage has brought him to 48 states, Canada, Greece, Austria, Germany, Russia and the Netherlands. He has a BA and an MFA in Theatre, and a Certificate from the Moscow Art Theatre. His training includes Stage Combat, Circus Arts, Period Movement, Commedia Dell’arte, the International Phonetic Alphabet, Dialects, and Folio Technique. Alan has been a member of Actors’ Equity Association since 1992, and is an Artistic Associate of both the Michigan Shakespeare Festival, and of Chicago's Explore Theatre. He has also received recognition as a vocalist, photographer and playwright.
Off the stage, Alan's acting work includes hundreds of recorded and live projects: TV, commercials, industrial films, trade shows, voiceovers and corporate training seminars, both as an on-camera actor and narrator and as a live presenter and corporate trainer. Clients have included Disney, General Motors, McDonalds, Motorola, Kellogg's, the United States Armed Forces, Sears, and Coca-Cola.