Education: MFA, Northern Illinois University
Office: Grant South 307
Anthony Perrella, Jr. is a proud alumnus of Northern Illinois University, where he earned his MFA in acting and now resides as a full time instructor/undergraduate advisor/applied artist. Anthony's formal training in acting includes the aforementioned MFA (which came with a trip to Russia where he received a certificate in acting from the Moscow Art Theatre), a BFA from the University of Central Florida, and various professional workshops around the country (most notably the Gately/Poole Conservatory where he now teaches on occasion).
Anthony is a member of the Organic Theater Company in Chicago, where he works as both an actor and a filmmaker. Other professional credits include producing and participating in several independent pieces of theatre, film, music and art across the country. Anthony is truly excited to have this opportunity to share his experience and skill set with the students here at NIU, and he is dedicated to upholding the elite standards set by the training programs within the College of Visual and Performing Arts.