Meet the team of BARBECUE APOCALYPSE - Rocco Renda (John, Mike U/S)

Rocco Renda, that dashing young man about town, has lived in the Chicagoland area his entire life except for four years earning his B.A. in Theatre at Eastern Illinois University. Rocco has always been a Renaissance man of theatre; acting, directing, costuming, and writing. Working with Cuckoo's Theater Project is no different. Recently you may have seen him performing in PETER/WENDY (Mr. Darling/Smee), THE LOST BOY (Old Crow), or DANGEROUS (Rosemond), or his costuming skills in THE GLASS MENAGERIE. When he is not involved in theatre (which is quite rare), Rocco enjoys reading, going to movies, watching TV, writing, and being the best son/boyfriend/brother/friend/uncle/nephew/cousin he can be.

Get to know Rocco!

TCTP: What is your weapon of choice in the apocalypse?

RR: Aluminum baseball bat

TCTP: What’s your signature dish that you bring to barbecues?

RR: Spinach dip

TCTP: Which character in BARBECUE APOCALYPSE are you actually most like?

RR: I am most like Mike

TCTP: What’s your favorite end of the world movie and/or book?

RR: Tank Girl

TCTP: What kind of apocalypse (zombie, nuclear, environmental, etc.) would you survive the longest in?

RR: I'd survive longer in an environmental apocalypse. I snore too loudly to survive a zombie outbreak

Check out Rocco's work in BARBECUE APOCALYPSE running 18 - July 21 at Prop Thtr.

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