Eddie Lopez is an actor and teaching artist based in New York City.

His career began at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival newly under the direction of Artistic Director, Bill Rauch.

During his five seasons with OSF, Eddie proved to be a valuable member of the repertory company in Ashland. Highlights include productions of The Pirates of Penzance, Animal Crackers, Throne of Blood and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

A graduate of the theater school at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Eddie received a BFA in Acting and had the privilege of working with such artists as Eric Whitacre, Erik Ehn, Lars Jan, Chi-Wang Yang, and Richard Foreman during his time in L.A.

Born in and raised in Northern California, Eddie is half Spanish and visits his father's family in Spain, connecting with his Andalusian roots as often as possible.

Based in New York City and working around the country, Eddie continues to build his career in Theater, Film and TV.

In addition to his career performing, Eddie has continued to find opportunities to teach. With the education department at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Eddie has been a teaching artist for six years and participated in five School Visit Programs. Reaching thousands of students in Oregon, Washington, California and Kansas, Eddie is passionate about introducing Shakespeare to young audiences through performance and text-based workshops. In New York City, Eddie works with Broadway Classroom to introduce the theater to youth from all over the world.

 

 
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Eddie with his family in San Francisco, 2014

Eddie with his family in San Francisco, 2014