Frank Menolascino: Actor, Writer. (AEA Member)

Frank Menolascino

Trained in Stanislavski’s system and based in Chicago, Frank has played a variety of roles on stage and on camera, honing his craft through continuous professional work and training. Stage credits include: Gorilla Tango Theater; Brightside Theatre; Evergreen Theater; Open Door Repertory Theater; JPAC Theater; Broken Nose Theater; Skokie Theater (MadKap Productions); and Steel Beam Theater.

Frank wrapped a run this summer as Spike in Steel Beam Theater’s production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, after portraying Simon in The Game’s Afoot at JPAC Theater in FebruaryIn 2016, he was a part of the Jeff recommended The Human Terrain, at Jeffrey Award winning Broken Nose Theater, along with an appearance at JPAC Theater, then closing the year at Skokie Theater.

Frank also regularly performs in on camera projects (Reel here), and completed several films this past calendar year, including “White Shoes Black Water,” which featured Jim O’Heir and Joel Murray. He is currently working on the film Drift, with Basement Filmworks; and another film to be shot in October. Frank is also a screenwriter, and debuted his first short film, “Shadows,” in July 2015, which he also directed and performed in. This November, he’ll be returning to Actors Studio Chicago, to study under Kurt Naebig.

You can also find Frank as Babyface Bambino, entertaining guests at Untouchable Tours Chicago, a ride through the city’s prohibition era. In December 2016, Frank debuted his new movie/music podcast: “Let me be Frank,” which you’ll be able to find on this site, iTunes, Google Play Music, Youtube, and TuneIn. You can subscribe from any of those apps.

He possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Elmhurst College; and when it comes to other interests, music and sports are his most loved. You’re dealing with a hardcore Alice in Chains fan, a 2Pac fan, and a Los Angeles Rams fan all in one! He is represented by Hayes Talent, in Chicago, IL, and looks forward to continuing the lifelong marathon that is the business!