Theatre and TV Actor to Perform Free Show at Gardner-Webb

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Jose Antonio Garcia’s Visit Part of GWU’s Distinguished Artist Series

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Experienced stage performer and budding screen actor Jose Antonio Garcia will take the stage at Gardner-Webb University on Jan. 15. His free show is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Millennium Playhouse behind GWU’s Communication Studies Hall.

Based in Chicago, Garcia has built a successful career on the stage, working with groups including The Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Chicago Children’s Theatre and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. Beginning in 2012, he began to act more often for television and film, and has made appearances in TV shows such as NBC’s “Chicago Fire.”

Garcia holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Connecticut (Storrs, Conn.) and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Indiana University (Bloomington, Ind.). His visit to Gardner-Webb is part of the GWU School of Performing and Visual Arts’ 2015-16 Distinguished Artists series.

For more information about the Distinguished Artists series and Garcia’s performance, call the GWU Theatre Department at 704-406-2066.

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 704-406-4253 or email servicerequests@gardner-webb.edu with your request.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University offers a comprehensive academic experience that introduces students to the diverse world of ideas and to the people who think them, preparing them not only for professional success but for lives marked by empathy, compassion and a commitment to service on the broadest scale.