Geoff Button

  • Height: 5’7”
  • Weight: 160 lbs
  • Voice: Baritone                                                

Theater: Representative Roles

  • All Our Tragic (Remount), playing Orestes, Prometheus, Rhesus, and Eteokles, for The Hypocrites
    • Equity Jeff Awards - Best Play (Mid-size), Best Ensemble
  • All Our Tragic, playing Orestes, Prometheus and Eteokles, for The Hypocrites
    • Broadway World Awards - Best Actor in a Play, Best New Work, Best Ensemble
  • Sophocles: Seven Sicknesses, playing Orestes, Neoptolemus, etc., for The Hypocrites
    • Non-Equity Jeff Award - Best Play, Non-Equity Jeff Nomination – Best Ensemble
  • Woyzeck, playing Woyzeck, for The Hypocrites
  • Cherrywood, playing Mono, for Mary Arrchie Theater Company
  • Mud, playing Lloyd, for The Hypocrites
  • Equus, playing Alan Strang, for The Hypocrites
    • Non-Equity Jeff Awards - Best Actor in a Play, Best Play
  • Othello, playing Iago, for A Crew of Patches
  • Hatfield and McCoy, playing Tolbert McCoy, for The House Theater of Chicago
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream, playing Lysander, for A Crew of Patches
  • Julius Caesar, playing Marc Antony, for A Crew of Patches
  • Johnny Tremain, playing Johnny Tremain, for Lifeline Theater Company
  • Three Tall Women, playing Young Man, for Apple Tree Theater
  • Balm in Gilead, playing Dopey, for The Hypocrites
    • Non-Equity Jeff Nomination - Best Ensemble
  • The Outsiders, playing Ponyboy, for Apple Tree Theater TYA
  • Indian Ink, playing Eric, for Apple Tree Theater
  • The Pyrates, playing Peg Leg, for Defiant Theater Company
  • Little Shop of Horrors, playing Seymour, for Wagon Wheel Theater
  • Machinal, playing Various Roles, for The Hypocrites
    • Non-Equity Jeff Awards - Best Play, Best Ensemble
  • Arcadia, playing Gus/Augustus, for The Hypocrites
  • And Then They Came For Me, playing Hitler Youth, for Apple Tree Theater TYA
  • Henry 5, playing Boy/Burgundy, for The Hypocrites
  • Ajax, playing Stavros, for The Hypocrites

Commercial and Industrial Acting Work

  • NASCAR/Old Spice, Principal Role, for Mr. Big Film

Training and Additional Honors

  • Distinguished Alumni, Western Michigan University, 2015
  • TimeOut Chicago Theater Award Nominations, Best Production of a Musical and Best Director, Adding Machine: A Musical, 2016
  • Jeff Citation Nominations, Best Director and Best Play, True West, The Hypocrites, 2005
  • Artistic Council and Company Member, The Hypocrites
  • B.A. in Theater Performance, Western Michigan University
  • M.F.A. in Theater Directing, Northwestern University
  • Chicago Shakespeare Theater Workshop, Folio Technique, Larry Yando, 2014

Special Skills

  • Multiple dialects
  • Trained singer (baritone)
  • Extremely flexible
  • Can flip a lit cigarette into mouth
  • Does a disturbing arm trick
  • Exceptional Louie Armstrong Impression