August 1, 2018

Antoine McKay has been around the Chicago film block a time or two. Most recently, Antoine began filming ‘ South side,’ a new Comedy Central TV show here about a family-owned business in the Englewood neighborhood. You may also notice Antoine from Chicago’s hit series, “Empire,” and Amazon’s “Patriot.”

But Antoine is more than just an actor. He’s a father who opened a theater in Rogers Park, McKay Arts, whose mission is to educate and entertain while creating an inclusive, diverse, and respectful environment and a lasting impression of hope and joy.

And his most recent credential added to his resume, Antoine is now an on-camera instructor here at Vagabond School of the Arts! Artistic Director, Michael McCracken, sat down with Antoine to discuss navigating Chicago’s theat...