Vance is forty-five years old, originally from Los Angeles, and has been pursuing acting for twenty-one years. He graduated from California State University, Los Angeles, and joined the Nosotros theatre company, one of the oldest Hispanic theatre companies in Los Angeles. Besides working at Nosotros, Vance has done numerous plays, including productions at the Attic Theatre, Los Angeles Actors Theatre, and the Globe Theatre in San Diego. He has appeared in four miniseries, and twenty-five television episodes, including guest-starring roles on Beverly Hills 90210 and Profiler. Vance has also appeared in five films, including featured roles in Die Hard and Contact. He is currently producing theatre as well as acting.
What turned me on about acting was the sheer fun of getting up and entertaining. Making people laugh, and enjoying the life that's on stage. It's a land of make-believe, and the imaginative child in all of us never dies. It's still as alive and well for me today as it was thirty years ago.
I worked at a school where my title was Technical Director. I designed lights for dance shows and plays, and taught students how to