Bill Mendieta has worked with Andak Stage Company, the Actors’ Coop, the Road Theatre, Crown City Theatre, and the Antaeus Company (of which he is a member), El Teatro Campesino, San Jose Repertory as well as San Francisco, California and Nevada Shakespeare Festivals.  His latest project is directing the world premiere of Pray To Ball at the Skylight Theatre in Los Angeles.  Recently, Bill has played Ricky Ricardo in I Love Lucy Live On Stage in Los Angeles, Chicago and the national tour. He earned the Best Actor Broadway-World Award for his performance.  He has had leading roles in award-winning films including Best Picture (AFI Dallas film festival, etc.) for Soldier of God, and Trés. He’s also appeared on NBC’s Days of Our Lives and played the villain in the superhero web series, The Sanctum.  Bill co-wrote and directed the comedy web series, Mob Boss Associate, and directed the plays Beauty, Brains and Personality, Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Film credits as a director include Dodgy Dish, Slow Dance, and in-house projects for the Mattel Corporation.  His staging and multimedia credits include Tango del Cielo, which is currently on tour throughout North America.  Bill has taught numerous workshops for the Music Center in LA (Will & Company), Shakespeare At Play, The Antaeus Company and the Joffrey Ballet.