He was nominated for a 2010 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for his performance in "Suicide, Incorporated", at the Gift Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

He won a Joseph Jefferson Award for Solo Performance in Conor McPherson's "The Good Thief", at The Gift Theatre.

He was nominated for a 2016 Joseph Jefferson (Equity) Award for Director of a Play for the world premiere of David Rabe's "Good for Otto" at The Gift Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

Frequent collaborator with Will Eno, Andrew Hinderaker, Caitlin Parrish, David Rabe, and Erica Weiss.

Has acted opposite two Oscar winners: J.K. Simmons and Hilary Swank.