Acting, Improv, Kids & Teen
Hailing from Strawberry Plains, TN, Peyton Wilson began her career as an actress in nearby Knoxville while she studied Communications and English at UT. She moved to Chicago to pursue agency representation (currently Big Mouth Talent) and to study improvisation at Annoyance, iO and in our Conservatory program. She has since been teaching in our Acting, Improvisation, Kids & Teen, and Physical Theatre programs since 2003 where she also created our workshop Ace the Audition. She is a professional actor and voice-over artist (longstanding member of SAG-AFTRA) and coach. Performances of note include voicing multiple characters for the game Watchdogs and playing a role on this season’s Chicago PD on NBC. She has also performed and directed improvisation, sketch, and plays in a variety of styles ranging from Shakespeare to Contemporary for over a decade. Peyton is also a registered and certified yoga instructor.