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Juan Francisco

Juan Francisco Villa has appeared in the NY Times Critic’s Pick Oedipus El Rey, by Luis Alfaro, directed by Chay Yew at the Public Theater in New York. He has portrayed Tennessee Williams in the Off-Broadway Abingdon Theatre Company production of The Gentleman Caller by Philip Dawkins at Cherry Lane Theatre. His Off-Broadway credits include The Play About My Dad (Collaboration Town/59E59), Nature of Captivity (Mabou Mines) and One Night in the Valley (INTAR). In Los Angeles, he starred in the autobiographical Empanada for a Dream (LATC), which he also wrote, and Kissing Che (Celebration Theater). His Chicago credits include Twelfth Night (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Hillary and Clinton, Mojada (Victory Gardens Theater); 2666, El Grito del Bronx (Goodman Theatre); Our Lady of 121st Street (Steppenwolf Theater); Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue (Rivendell Theatre/Teatro Vista); Gun Show (16 Street Theater); and Take Me Out (Steppenwolf Theater Company). Villa’s television credits include Madame Secretary (CBS), Chicago PD (NBC), Blacklist: Redemption (NBC) and Betrayal (ABC).