Biography

PortraitSAG-AFTRA Actress. Improv. Sketch. VO. Host.

"Has life, fun energy, personality!" - Mariko Ballentine, MB Casting

Originally from Madison, WI. Graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee with a Theatre BA Degree. Studied Abroad in Paris for Theatre and Architecture.

Walked onto UWM's Div 1 Swimming and Diving Team. Specialized in the 200, 500, 1000, 1650 (The Mile) m/yds. Two training trips at the Hall of Fame pool (Johnny Weissmuller, Esther Williams) in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. While there, swam two Ocean Miles in Boca Raton, Fl. Swam from Alcatraz. 1.5 mile swim, from Alcatraz Island to the St. Francis Yacht Club in SF. Yes, with sharks!

Lived in Chicago for 4 years. Worked at Gary Sinise's Steppenwolf Theatre Co. Having no car, bicycling was the preferred mode of choice, above 30 degrees! Commuting daily, riding in numerous city sponsored events ranging 15-62 mi/day.

Highlights

Television Modern Family - Oppo Ferguson/Stonestreet - Dir. Jeffrey Walker / ABC

Jane the Virgin - Oppo Gina Rodriguez - Dir. Uta Briesewitz / CW

General Hospital - Recurring, 35eps - Dir. Phideaux Xavier & William Ludel / ABC

Criminal Minds - Co Star - Dir. Doug Aarniokoski / CBS

Tail Section: Jury Room - Oppo Mya Harrison - Dir. James Henry / FOX Digital

Operation Repo - Co Star - TruTV

Didn't Know I Was Pregnant - Co Star - TLC

Film Helicopter Mom - Oppo Nia Vardalos - Dir. Salome Breziner / Stripped, LLC / SONY

"Memoirs of Don Walker"
March 2006, NY/LA Intl Indie Film & Video Festival (NYIIFVF) Short Film-Genre Awards "Best Thriller"
2006, East Lansing Film Festival "Best Short" 2nd Pl
August 2006, IndieFest Chicago, "Vision Award" Winner

Stage Sci Fest LA: The Lunchtime Show - Prod. David Dean Bottrell, Dir. Drew Barr / ACME Theater

I Never Sang For My Father - Oppo Philip Baker Hall - Dir. Cameron Watson / Circus Theatricals

4th An. Sketchfest - Yoga Show - Chicago

5th An. Sketchfest - Happy Heads - Chicago

Ensemble Member of:
Keyhole Theatre Company, Suspicious Clowns, Jeb Cabwell's, and CIA Sketch Comedy Groups

Commercial / Voice Over:
"Star Trek: Outpost"
Parsec Awards - Best Audio Drama Long Form:
2013, Nominated, Finalist & Winner
2012, 2010, Nominated & Finalist
2011, Nominated
Audio Verse Awards:
2013, 9 Nominations

Training Univ of Wisc - Milw - Theatre BA Degree

Theatre & Architecture Study Abroad in Paris

Improv Olympic (IO), Second City, Comedy Sportz


Statistics

Height: 5' 10"   Weight: 140
Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown

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