Nightmares & Nightcaps Actor Profile: Joshua Servantez!

  1. Where you were born/where were you raised? Born and raised in Lubbock, Texas
  2. Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  3. What are/were the careers of your parents? Mostly in the medical field. So naturally I had to be different.
  4. Do you have any Siblings? I have a sister! I always wanted a brother but I got her instead. Oh well.
  5. Where were you trained? Texas Tech University School of Theatre and Dance
  6. Current favorite audition song or monologue to use: I'm not giving away my secrets to staying booked!
  7. Why did you want to be a part of Nightmares & Nightcaps? I've always thought BBEP shows were fun and extremely pleasing to the eye. I wanna be pleasing to the eye.
  8. Current or recent show in Chicago (other than N&N!) that you think is must-see: I just finished The Adventures of Spirit Force Five with The Factory Theater. It was a helluva time. If you didn't see it then you've missed it and I'm sorry for you.
  9. Favorite Twilight Zone and/or Black Mirror episode? Black Mirror: Shut Up and Dance // The Entire History of You. I've never seen The Twilight Zone
  10. Most played song in your music collection: I'm overplaying the new Panic! album right now
  11. Favorite or most memorable onstage role as a child/teenager: I didn't really start acting until college. I loved playing Konstantin in The Seagull
  12. Worst onstage mishap: I fell once. It hurt. Like...a big fall. There were bruises and emotional scars. I don't wanna talk about it.
  13. Worst costume ever: I wore a wig in the show where I took a big fall. My ego is hurting now.
  14. Worst job you ever had: I worked at a restaurant during a holiday season and I've never hated a job more.
  15. Craziest audition story: I don't really have a crazy audition story...maybe one will happen soon. Who knows?
  16. Role(s) you’ve been dying to play: Can someone please cast me in a production of Hair? I'd do a good job. Or the Emcee in Cabaret. But also can I please play Olivia in Twelfth Night? I have a lot...
  17. What were you afraid of as a child? Bad weather scared me. Growing up in Texas, we're taught to be afraid of tornadoes so I used to think wind on a rainy day meant I had to hide in a cellar and pray.

So, What John Collier Stories Are You Doing?



…But for those of you who are already familiar with Collier’s work and want a peek at what’s to come, here are the stories we’ve tackled, along with a blurb that hopefully doesn’t give too much away:

Are You Too Late, Or Was I Too Early? A reclusive apartment dweller begins to suspect that his apartment may be haunted.

Over Insurance A young couple in love learns the hard lesson that money worries can be death to romance.

Incident On A Lake When Mr. and Mrs. Beasley inherit a vast sum of money and embark on a world tour, their troubles have only just begun.

Thus I Refute Beelzy All is as it should be at the Carter household, until one afternoon tea when the Father of the house asks about his son’s imaginary friend.

Squirrels Have Bright Eyes A young man is desperately, hopelessly in love with a Huntress who barely knows he exists. Nothing that a little determination and creative taxidermy can’t fix.

Pictures in the Fire A down-on-his-luck screenwriter signs a contract with a filthy-rich film producer who seems to have been everywhere, seen everything, and known everybody. The only downside is the two-month options on him for all eternity.

The Chaser Aren’t love potions wonderful?