Kurt has directed numerous BTE shows including Leading Ladies, Trumbo: Red, White, and Blacklisted, The Drawer Boy, Moonlight and Magnolias, Italian American Reconciliation, The Melville Boys, Lost In Yonkers, Sylvia, Fuddy Meers, The Country Club, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof here. He recently directed a web series called VC (Venture Capitalists: The Web Series) and co-directed the web series Humane Resources. Kurt is also an actor and graduate of The Juilliard School and has been on stage at Steppenwolf Theatre, Portland Stage, Milwaukee’s Pabst Theatre, National Jewish Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare and A Red Orchid Theatre. Favorite roles include Merrick in The Elephant Man, Stanley In A Streetcar Named Desire, Einstein in Picasso at the Lapin Agile and Valene in The Lonesome West, Trotter in The Mousetrap and Bobby in American Buffalo. He has also appeared in such films as Public Enemies, Road to Perdition, The Express, Witless Protection, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Dillinger, Howard Beach: Making the Case for Murder, and TV episodes of APB, Chicago PD, Sense8, Chicago Fire, The Chicago Code, Detroit 1-8-7, ER and Prison Break. Kurt is a teacher the former artistic director of The Theatre of Western Springs and an Acting Coach at Acting Studio Chicago.