The After, Honey
Chicago Dramatists, (dir. Kevin Christopher Fox)
(staged reading)

J.B., Sarah
City Lit Theater, (dir. Brian Pastor)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City, Geena, Marcie (U/S, performed)
Route 66 Theatre Co. (dir. Keira Fromm)

Vanya & Sonya & Masha & Spike, Cassandra
Citadel Theatre Co. (dir. Mark Lococo)

The Living Newspaper Festival, Teachbot
Jackalope Theatre Co. (dir. Tara Branham)

The Old Friends, Julia Price
Raven Theatre (dir. Michael Menendian)

Midsummer Night's Dream, Puck, Egeus, Philostrate
Two Pence Theatre Co. (dir. Shannon Fillion)

Other Desert Cities, Silda Grauman
Citadel Theatre Co. (dir. Mark Lococo)
Broadway World Nominee, Best Revival of a Play

Bells Are RingingSue Summers/Ensemble
Porchlight Music Theatre (dir. Michael Weber)
Porchlight Revisits

A Crime in the Neighborhood, Marsha Eberhardt
City Lit Theater (dir. Terry McCabe)
World premiere adaptation by James Glossman

An Inspector Calls, Mrs. Sybil Birling (US, performed)
Remy-Bumppo Theatre Co. (dir. David Darlow)

The Wedding Singer, Rosie
Haven Theatre Co. (dir. Jess McLeod)

Going to St. Ives, Dr. Cora Gage
Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre (dir. Tim Rhoze)

Peyton Place, Nellie Cross
City Lit Theatre (dir. Paul Edwards)
Jeff Award-Best Adaptation, world premiere adaptation by Paul Edwards

Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Storyteller
Bailiwick Chicago (dir. Scott Ferguson)
Chicago premiere

Henry V, Alice
Promethean Theatre Ensemble (dir. Brian Pastor)

We Have Always Lived in the Castle , Mrs. Wright/Ensemble
City Lit Theater (dir. Paul Edwards)
World premiere adaptation by Paul Edwards

Summer and Smoke, Mrs. Winemiller
The Den Theatre (dir. Ryan Martin)

The Sign of the Four, Mrs. Smith/Ensemble
City Lit Theater (dir. Terry McCabe)

Sense & Sensibility, Mrs. John Dashwood (US, performed)
Northlight Theatre (dir. Jon Jory)

Other Performance

Feminine Comique, Stand-up
Under the Gun Theatre

Feminine Comique, Stand-up
The Lincoln Loft


Illinois Lotto, Pomeranian Winner
Tessa Films/Whiskey & Bananas, (dir. Teresa)

Tire Rack, Mrs. Claus
Onion Labs/Purple Stuff Productions, (dir. George Zwierzynski)

Quartz Health, Bellbottom Dancer
Shine United, (dir. Michael Kriefski)

Schick Xtreme Comfort Games, Mom
Onion Labs/Muster Master (dir. Bobby Pura)

Hornitos/Jim Beam, Francine
Odd Machine (dir. Seth Henrikson)

Shell Oil, Acct. Reconciliation Trainer
Cognitive Arts (dir. Various)


Coolief, Darlene
Abelson, Taylor Inc.

Coolief, Chainsaw Grandma
Abelson, Taylor Inc.

Kmart, Wife
Studio 6 Chicago




The Turkey, Carla - coming 2019
Liz Kaar Films, (dir. Liz Kaar)


Northwestern University, Bachelor of Science, Speech - Theatre Arts - David Downs

Additional Training

dado/A Red Orchid Theatre Professional Development:
Character Analysis and Imagery

Deb Dion @ Actors Training Center:  LA Film Intensive

Julie Schubert/Actors Training Center:  On-Camera Master Class

Kelsie Huff/Feminine Comique:  Stand-up

Joan Sparks/The Foxhole:  Voice Over Workout

Dennis Krausnick/Shakespeare & Co.:  Weekend Intensive

David Downs:  Shakespeare Intensive

Carlson & Hart:  Shakespeare/Folio - 3 levels

Studio of Matthew Ellenwood:  Voice/Singing

Acting Studio Chicago: Rachel Patterson (Adv. O/C), Adrianne Cury (Adv. Sc.Stdy.) Richard Corley (Shakespeare),Tom Wells (Linklater)

Matt Miller: On camera

Act One Studios:  Annabel Armour, John Green, Steve Merle, Tim Curtis

Yoga:  Paula Kout, White Iris Studio - ongoing

Select Skills

Mezzo/alto singer:  F3 - F5 extended, C3 belt

American English accents:  Deep Southern (native), Deep Rural Southern, Gulf South, Downeast New England, French, German

British dialects:  RP, Cockney, Scottish

Basic French speaker:  past fluency

Instruments:  piano, accordion (beginner), melodica

Vehicles:  licensed driver, bicycle

Character voices:

Special Interests

New Orleans music & culture:  decades of field study

Classical Music:  CSO baby

Basic Parenting:  skills vary by day

Crazy Corporate / Entrepreneurial


Wild Child:  children’s retail, owner/operator, (licensed entity) - produced monthly arts program, Stories, Kazoos & Dim Sum Too, featuring theatre, music, dance, literature, etc.

Consulting: Chiseled Steel/entertainment licensing, Judy P. Steele/freelance entertainment licensing

Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games:  Director Entertainment Licensing and Character Development - including 15 minutes of fame with Today Show interview in bitter cold accompanied by overlarge helium balloons at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.

Konami USA:  Licensing Manager - created structured entertainment licensing program, identified, researched, negotiated, managed licensing for video games with lots of fancy Hollywood folks.

NEC Technologies:  Licensing Manager - created structured licensing program as above, really truly met Steven Spielberg (and am certain he remembers).  Product management:  part of team that introduced the TurboGrafx-16 video game system, introduced best seller game Bonk’s Adventure - and yes, I came up with that name.

Various Advertising Agencies:  Account management for clients like Ralston-Purina and Storck, production coordination for Kroger, completed Northwestern University/AAAA 1 year advertising intensive - won the fancy competition.

5' ½”