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Dustin Whitehead
Artistic Director

Dustin is an actor and filmmaker from Chicago IL. Dustin can be seen in numerous independent films as well as the nationally televised shows Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, and Your Worst Nightmare. His most recent feature film, Bruiser, in which he played the lead role, co-wrote, and co-produced played at the Sarasota Film Festival, The Spirit of independence Film Festival in London, The Silent River Film Festival in LA (*Best Actor Award), and the Southeastern Film Festival. Dustin is a co-founder and Artistic Director of Local Cinema Studios. He is currently teaching acting at The University of South Carolina. He received his BFA in Performance from Jacksonville University and MFA in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University. He also studied filmmaking in Singapore at NYU Tisch Asia.