CTWS Staff Joe Savino

Joe has served on Faculty and taught the children and teens of Children’s Theatre of Western Springs since 2002. At TWS, he has performed in the shows New York, Is He Dead?, I Love You,You’re Perfect, Now Change, The Quick Change Room, and Scrooge. He has also performed in many community and professional theatres in the Chicagoland area.  Additionally, Joe has done television and film work.  Most recently he was seen in an episode of Chicago Fire as a disgruntle truck driver.  He has choreographed and directed shows for both CTWS and TWS.  In fact, he will be directing the upcoming CTWS Holiday show Annie Jr.   Joe has been the pre-show emcee at The Music Box Theatre in Chicago for their popular film Sing-A-Longs for the past 16 years. In 1998, he received a Kathy Osterman Award for Outstanding Education Employee of the Year for his public service to the City of Chicago.  Last December, he celebrated 30 years of teaching theatre to children.  He is a SAG union member.