Levi is a writer, director, actor, and teacher who joined the Ensemble in 2019. As a playwright, his world premieres at AROT have included Haven Place and Grey House (Jeff Award, Best New Work). As an actor, he has appeared on AROT’s stage in Small Mouth Sounds and Do You Feel Anger?.
Levi’s play Grey House received a Broadway production starring Laurie Metcalf, Tatiana Maslany, Paul Sparks, Millicent Simmonds, and Sophia Anne Caruso. His adaptation of Pinocchio premiered at Chicago Children’s Theatre.
He is the co-founder of Neverbird Project, a youth based Deaf and hearing theatre company. He spent a decade as head of the Sign/Voice theatre program at Chicago’s Bell Elementary, one of the country’s oldest and most prolific Deaf and hearing integrated schools, founded in 1917.
As a stage actor, he has worked with Steppenwolf, Chicago Children’s Theatre, and Northlight. He teaches playwriting with Silk Road Rising, fulfilling residencies throughout Chicago, including with Heartland Alliance, helping refugees tell their stories. He is repped by CAA and Anonymous Content.