A native of Pleasant View, TN, Claudia Crook has studied theater and acting in New York, Paris, and Chicago, and is now based in Los Angeles. Theatrical highlights include the roles of Matt in Mindy Kaling’s Matt&Ben, El Gallo in a self-directed production of The Fantasticks, Baptista in The Taming of the Shrew, and multiple roles The Laramie Project. Film highlights include Kate in the independent short Kate&Lily, to be released in December 2015. Claudia is also an academic tutor and serves seasonally on the admissions committee at her alma mater, Pomona College. Claudia is represented by the Brogan Agency.