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Espejo (Short)

Young Marco; Lead

Columbia College Chicago; 2012

Dawn (Short)

Ulyses; Lead

Mariscal Productions LLC; 2011

Salsa Caliente (Short)

Darius; Lead

Columbia College Chicago; 2011

Chicago Overcoat

Rodrigo; Supporting

Beverly Ridge Pictures; 2009

Nothing Like the Holidays

Stock Boy; Supporting

Overture Films; 2008


Regional Commercial: CDW VMware

CDW Expert

Dir. George Zwierzynski; 2022

Industrial: United Airlines Airport Operations Training


Dir. D.Fecchio/K.Mendez; 2022

Chicago PD S09:E14 "Blood Relation"

Cesar Altuve; Co-Star

Dir. Guy Ferland (NBC); 2022

Empire S06:E06 "Heart of Stone"

Mateo; Co-Star

Dir. Sanaa Hamri (FOX); 2019

Chicago Fire S03:E16 "Red Rag the Bull"

Teenage Boy; Co-Star

Dir. S.Bookstaver (NBC); 2015

Promotional Interview for "Dawn" (Short)


Univision Communications; 2011

Regional Commercial: Advance America

Gym Student

Backyard Productions; 2008


The Real-Life Adventures of Jimmy de las Rosas

Jimmy de las Rosas; Lead

Free Street Theatre; 2019


Jose; Lead

Visión Latino Theatre Co; 2018

Don't Look Back/Must Look Back


Pivot Arts Theatre; 2017

Getting Out

Officer Caldwell; Ensemble

Loyola University Chi; 2017

She Kills Monsters

Orcus/Ronnie; Ensemble

Loyola University Chi; 2017

Spring Awakening

Ensemble; Georg

Loyola University Chi; 2017

Hair: The Musical

Berger; Lead

Wilmette Theater; 2013

Spring Awakening

Melchior; Lead

Wilmette Theater; 2012


Collins; Lead

Wilmette Theater; 2010


Workhouse Orphan; Ensemble

Marriott Theatre; 2005

US Tour of Evita

Children's Choir/Boy Scout; Ensemble

Auditorium Theatre; 2004

Voice Over

National Geographic for Kids

Jorge; Co-Star

Brella Production; 2006

Scott Foresman Reading

Multiple Characters; Co-Star

Brella Production; 2006


Billboard Layout

Cristo Rey Student; Principal

Cristo Rey Network; 2013

Magazine Layout

Camper; Principal

Evangelical Lutheran CH; 2011

Magazine Layout

Baseball Player; Principal

Brella Production; 2006


Prepping for Pilots

Hosted at Actors Training Center

with AJ Links and Leah Raidt

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

Acting Shakespeare Through First Folio

with Bob Mason

Steppenwolf for Young Adults

Assistant to the Playwright

"The Burn" by: Philip Dawkins

B.A. Loyola University Chicago

Theatre Arts

Class of 2017

The Second City Theatre Chicago

Summer Intensive Camp

Improv and Sketch

Actors Training Center

Musical Theatre and On-Camera Acting

with Janet Louer

Special Human Tricks & Traits


Soccer, Track & Field, Basketball

Baseball, Volleyball, Juggling


Salsa, Bachata, Hip-Hop, Freestyle


Piano, Guitar, Drums, Percussion

Singing Vocal Range:


Singing Vocal Style:

Musical Theatre/ R&B/ Belt/ Hip-Hop/ Rap


Spanish (Fluent--First Language)

Puerto Rican & Honduran Accent

Ulises David Acosta is a proud Afro-Latino born & raised in Waukegan, IL, with a BA in Theatre from Loyola University Chicago. Credits include film work ("Nothing Like the Holidays", "Chicago Overcoat”, “Dawn"), TV shows ("Chicago PD", “Empire”, “Chicago Fire"), Commercials (CDW VMware, Advanced America Bank), Theatre ("The Real-Life Adventures of Jimmy de las Rosas" w/Free Street Theatre, "Revolt!" w/Visión Latino Theatre Company, "Don't Look Back/Must Look Back" w/Pivot Arts Theatre), Voiceover work & more!

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'7"

Weight: 140 lbs

Eyes: Brown

Hair Color: Brown

Hair Length: Short


Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Track & Field, Volleyball, Bongos, Comedian, Conga, Dance Salsa, Drums, Guitar, Improvisation, Juggler, Modeling, Percussion, Piano, Singer, Vocal Range: Bari-Tenor, Vocal Range: Tenor, Vocal Style: Belt, Vocal Style: Legit, Vocal Style: Rapper, Voiceover, Puerto Rican Accent, Spanish Accent, Fluent Spanish