Waltzing Mechanics

Chicago's Home for Documentary Theatre

Riding with Michael Bullaro

We asked EL Stories XII cast member Michael Bullaro to take the famous Pivot questionnaire.  Join him aboard our train every Saturday night at 11 p.m. through November 23rd.  Tickets at http://www.greenhousetheater.org/index.php/el-stories

1. What is your favorite word?
Incumbent. Or Ditka.
2. What is your least favorite word?
3. What turns you on?
4. What turns you off?
5. What sound or noise do you love?
My nephew Abraham laughing.
6. What sound or noise do you hate?
Cellophane crumbling.
7. What is your favorite curse word?
8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
General manager for the Chicago Bears.
9. What profession would you not like to do?
Nuclear silo cleaner.
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
"Your time isn't up yet."


MICHAEL BULLARO is excited to be making his Waltzing Mechanics debut and to be a part of EL Stories XII. He would like to thank Ben, Thomas and Adrienne for the opportunity. Michael graduated from Illinois State University with a B.A. in fine arts and is currently seeking a B.S. in history education at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Other stage credits include Clutter (Kevin Dolan), And Neither Have I Wings To Fly (Charlie Doyle), The Importance of Being Earnest (Jack), Wait Until Dark (Carlino), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Nick), The Boarding House (Dell Bryden), Keep Tightly Closed in a Cool Dry Place (Jaspers), Macbeth (Lady Macduff’s husband), and The Grey Zone (Herr Oberscharfuhrer/Eric Muhsfeldt). As always and forever, this is for Mom, Dad, John III, Molly, John, Scarlett, Sadie, Abraham, Greta, Olive and Faye (this list is getting long, Molly), and, of course, Bert. And now for Mary-Kate, the moon of my stars.