JALEN GILBERT returns to TimeLine with TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET, having previously understudied PARADISE BLUE. He graduated from The Theatre School at DePaul University with a BFA degree in Acting. Recent theatre credits include MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM (Writers Theatre), MIES JULIE (Victory Gardens), and HOODED and DONTRELL WHO KISSED THE SEA (First Floor Theater). Television and Film credits include CHICAGO MED (NBC), HOLIDAY HEIST, AS KNIVES WITH SKIN, and THE EXORCIST (FOX). Jalen is honored to be represented by Paonessa Talent.