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Yasen Peyankov

Yasen Peyankov (Nikolai) who was last seen in Lindiwe, has been a Steppenwolf Ensemble Member since 2002. He has appeared in 20 productions at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, some of which include: Time of Your Life (also in Seattle and San Francisco), Morning Star (Jeff Award), HysteriaLost LandCherry OrchardFrankie and Johnny at the Claire De Lune (also in Dublin), Superior Donuts (also on Broadway), The TempestPillowmanPenelopeThree SistersThe Children, A Doll's House: Part 2, and others. Steppenwolf main stage directing credits include: Seagull, The FundamentalsBetween Riverside and CrazyGrand ConcourseRussian Transport, as well as Hushabye for First Look and The Glass Menagerie for Steppenwolf for Young Adults. He also translated and directed the Bulgarian premiere of August: Osage County at the National Theatre in Sofia. Film: Maestro (coming up this year), Captive StateContagion, A Very Harold and Kumar ChristmasTransformers 3The CompanyUS Marshalls. Television: Chicago Med, Chicago PD, Madame Secretary, FBI, Stranger Things, The Mob DoctorThe BeastGifted HandsKaren SiscoAliasThe PracticeThe UnitNumb3rs, and others. Mr. Peyankov is Professor and Head of Theatre at the School of Theatre and Music at UIC where he teaches acting and directs plays.