Our team consists of top industry professionals that work for Netflix, NBC, Disney, Pixar, Nickelodeon, ABC, among others; and highly trained teaching artists with years of educational experience.
Victor is a passionate actor, proudly represented by Gray Talent, producer and coach that discovered his love for the performing arts 15 years ago. He is a proud masters graduate from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London which offers a world-leading training for performers. As an actor, he has been fortunate enough to perform around the world in renowned venues like the National Theatre in Mexico, Victory Gardens in Chicago and the Messini Festival in Greece. Victor has also worked for Netflix, Disney-Pixar, Pace, Illinois Lottery both as an actor and voice over artist. He has also featured in several commercials and modelling gigs around the world. He has won several best actor awards for his stage performances. As a coach, he has been training actors for 10 years. He has also taught acting and theatre techniques for kids and young adults in different schools and academies in Mexico and the US like Chicago Public Schools, Shattered Globe Theatre, National Library Mexico among others. In 2017, after producing four successful seasons at the National Theatre in Mexico, he opened the Performing Arts Studio to share his knowledge and passion for young actors all around the world.
Coach & Advisor
Steph is a longtime actress and teaching artist. Steph received her BFA in Acting at the
University of Illinois at Chicago. After getting her degree Steph became represented by Grossman and
Jack talent agency. Her theatre credits include ( Goodman, Urban theatre Company, Teatro Vista, 16 th
Street theater, Pride Films and plays, ect.) Her camera credits include: Kitchen towel industrial, Party
Favors, Blacksite the Musical, .ect. Steph has been teaching acting in Chicago Public Schools with
Playmakers Lab, Silk Road Rising, Chicago Children’s Theatre, and Play in a Book. Steph is so excited to
be part of PAS. She can’t wait to help coach young actors and knows all the secrets to get an agent in the Unites States.
Coach & Advisor
After graduating from Columbia College Chicago, Dennis went on to study with Sanford Meisner's apprentice, John Ruskin, at The Ruskin School Of
Acting in Santa Monica. He is also a graduate of the South Coast Repertory Conservatory in Costa Mesa. While in Los Angeles Dennis worked onstage and TV. Most notably with the Watts Village Theatre Company, CASA 0101 and Circus Theatricals. He's worked with Academy Award winner Robert Richardson, commercial director Danny Ducovny and the late Peter Boyle. 2012 brought Dennis back to Chicago. Since then he's had the pleasure to work with Teatro Vista, Urban Theatre Company, Raska Theatre Company, Pegasus Theatre Company and most recently was seen in Shattered Globe Theatre's, HOW TO USE A KNIFE. As a proud SAG-AFTRA member since 2008 Dennis has worked on numerous national commercials and can be seen in NBC's CHICAGO JUSTICE, CHICAGO MED, CHICAGO PD and the film SOUL SESSIONS. His latest film BARRIO BOY is in post production and is slated for a 2020 release.
Lexi is an active performer and teaching artist. She most recently has performed with The Second City in the Touring production of She The People at the Huntington Theatre in Boston, MA. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, she moved to Chicago to pursue acting and comedy. She has improvised, written, and performed all over the Chicago stages, including The Second City (She The People, Deck The Hallmark (u/s), Dysfunctional Family Affair), The Annoyance (Bite Sized Broadway), iO Chicago (The Musical Armando), The Playground (Queer Eye: The Musical Parody), and many more. She is a graduate of The Hartt School with her B.F.A in Actor Training and is represented by Grossman & Jack Talent. Shout-out to her wonderful Mom, Dad, Grandma Slots, sisters, and fantastic friends. Follow her @aalioto92.