Eddie Lopez is an actor and teaching artist based in New York City.
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has been Eddie’s artistic home since Artistic Director, Bill Rauch invited him to join the acting company in 2008.
Over 7 seasons with OSF, Eddie continues to be a valuable member of the repertory company in Ashland. Highlights include productions of Destiny of Desire, The Pirates of Penzance, Animal Crackers, She Love’s Me 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 influencial artists as Eric Whitacre, Erik Ehn, Nataki Garrett, 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 is deeply connected to his Mediterranean roots.
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 8 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. When in New York City, Eddie works with Broadway Classroom to introduce the theater to youth from all over the world.