Mark Pracht was raised in the mountains near Colorado Springs, Colorado, and graduated from the University of Nebraska, Kearney. He has been a proud member of the Chicago theatre and creative community since 2001 as an actor, director, and playwright.
Favorite roles include Harlan "Mountain" McClintock in Requiem for a Heavyweight with The Artistic Home, for which he received the 2019 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Performer in a Principal Role. Also McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest with Open Eye Productions, Milt Shanks in The Copperhead with City Lit Theatre, Lanfield in Blizzard ’67 at 16th Street Theatre (2017 Equity Jeff Nomination for Best Ensemble), and Frank in The School for Lies also at The Artistic Home.
He continues to seek out creative challenges and fulfilling collaborations.
Selected Film - Television - commercial Resume
An Exquisite Meal
Directed By Robert Carter
Dinner Party Movie LLC 2020
"What Happened to Courtney" (SAG)
Directed By Jeffrey Hunt
Universal/Open 4 Business Prod 2016
Two Episodes (SAG)
Directed By Joseph Allen Smith
Joseph Allen Smith 2018
Scale Marketing - Chicago, IL 2017
"I Got a Guy"
Directed By Brent Jones
Intake Studios - Kansas City, MO 2018