BRENDA BARRIE
So NEWS ABOUT GALLERY RESUME PRESS

Represented by

STEWART TALENT
58 West Huron, Chicago, IL 60610
p. 312.943.3131 | f. 312.943.5107

AEA | SAG-AFTRA

 
THEATRE
The Downpour (current) Robin Route 66 Theatre Company Erica Weiss
Okay, Bye Jenny Steppenwolf Theatre Company (First Look) Margot Bordelon
The Nutcracker Martha/Quite Scary Rat The House Theatre of Chicago Tommy Rapley
The Crownless King Lady Olympia The House Theatre of Chicago Nathan Allen
Julius Caesar Portia Chicago Shakespeare Theater Johnathan Munby
The How and The Why Rachel ETOPIA -Northwestern University Maureen Payne-Hahner
Elizabeth Rex Lady Mary Stanley Chicago Shakespeare Theater Barbara Gaines
Middletown Mary Swanson Steppenwolf Theatre Company Les Waters
Sex with Strangers^ U/S Olivia Steppenwolf Theatre Company Jessica Thebus
Memory* Eva BackStage Theatre Company Matthew Reeder
Bethany Crystal Steppenwolf Theatre Company (First Look) Krissy Vanderwarker
Tight Curls Today Debs Collaboraction Sketchbook Festival Logan Vaughn
Mrs. Caliban** Dorothy Lifeline Theatre Ann Boyd
Aunt Dan and Lemon Aunt Dan BackStage Theatre Company Matthew Reeder
The Ruby Sunrise
Lulu The Gift Theatre Company John Gawlik
Graceland Sara Profiles Theatre Matt Miller
Of Mice and Men U/S Curly's Wife Steppenwolf Theatre Company (SYA) Michael Patrick Thornton
Mariette in Ecstasy*** Mariette Lifeline Theatre Elise Kauzlaric
Beauty on the Vine Lauren Chickering BackStage Theatre Company Jason Kae
How I Learned to Drive Li'l Bit BackStage Theatre Company Matthew Reeder
Waiting for Lefty**** Florrie BackStage Theatre Company Jason Kae
A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche DuBois Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Matthew Reeder
Caravaggio Lena Silk Road Rising Dale Heinen
St. Scarlet U/S Ruby. Rose American Theatre Company Rick Snyder
Tango Ala Chopin Theatre Brandon Bruce
The Bacchae Agave Bailiwick Repertory Theatre (Directors Festival) Emma Dweck
6 RMS RIV VU Anne St. Sebastian Players Jeff Galus
Hamlet Machine Hamlet Rudyard Kipling Gavin Doyle
13th Annual Winter Pageant Ensemble Redmoon Theatre Jim Horner
Thimbleberry Gallows Fanny GreyZelda Theatre Group Rebecca Zellar
^U/S Performed
*2011 Jeff Award Nomination for Principal Actress in a Play
**2010 Jeff Award Nomination for Principal Actress in a Play
***2009 Jeff Award Nomination for Principal Actress in a Play & Ensemble in a Play
****2006 Jeff Award Nomination for Ensemble

FILM AND TELEVISION
Pedal America (upcoming season) Co-Host PBS Ira David
A Light Beneath Their Feet Supporting PHD Productions Valerie Weiss
Jack & Amelia Lead HCFB Productions, LLC Craig Barnes
Right There Waiting Supporting Boomthrift Paul Marcus
Freudian Slip Lead Big Toe Films, LLC Mick Weber
The Chicago Code Co-Star FOX Charles McDougall
L Train Supporting Social Construct Films/Ravenswood Prods. Anna Musso
Promise Land Lead Reel Now Studios Kevin Dalvi
Secrets of a Centerfold Supporting Aspiring Women | Total Living Network
Mass Romantics Lead Mudgeonsoul Productions Richard Paro
Mike Hammer:TheLittleDeath (vo) Supporting Falcon Picture Group Carl Amari

COMMERCIALS AND INDUSTRIALS (Print clients available upon request)
Comcast/XFINITY "The Defender - Urlacher" Supply&Demand Integrated Greg Popp
AFSCME "Flight" & "Infomercial" Adelstein | Liston Brian Klemesrud
McDonald's "M Campaign: Meteorologist" DDB | Radar Studios John Montgomery
Horseshoe Casino "The Venue" Adam Bomb Productions (on camera)
U.S. Military "Domestic Violence" Film House (on camera)
Country Insurance "Term & Whole Life" Cognitive Arts (on camera, vo, & print)
Amway "Growing a Business" Cognitive Arts (on camera)

VIDEO GAMES (motion capture)
Injustice: Gods Among Us Wonder Woman/Cat Woman NetherRealm Studios | Warner Bros. Dominic Cianciolo
Mortal Kombat Kitana NetherRealm Studios | Warner Bros. Dominic Cianciolo
MK vs. DC Universe Wonder Woman/Cat Woman Midway Games | Warner Bros. Dominic Cianciolo
The Lord of the Rings Online Galadriel/Minstrel Warner Bros.  

EDUCATIONAL
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, University of Indianapolis | Cum Laude, Minor in Psychology
Study Abroad, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland | Conflict Resolution & Therapy through Drama, Movement, Scene Work, Samuel Beckett
Acting:
MaryAnn Thebus, Adam Belcuore (Goodman Theatre), Erica Daniels (Steppenwolf Theatre), Kurt Naebig (Acting Studio), Larry Yando (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), Gretchen Sonstroem (Act One Studios), Brad Wright
Film/On Camera:
Jane Alderman (Acting Studio Chicago), Joanne Sylvestrak (Act One Studios)
Dance/Movement:
Rob Johansen (Indiana Repertory Theatre), Cynthia Bronner, Vicki Waters, Jane Berland
Voice:
Gigi Buffington, Lynn Perkins (Indiana Repertory Theatre), Carol Kagy/Barb Silvermann (Old Town School of Folk Music)

RECOGNITION
New Essential Chicagoan: Brenda Barrie, Time Out Chicago
Chicago's Rising Stars, Chicago Tribune
Top 5 Female Performances in Chicago, Newcity Stage
Theater: Ten Most Wanted, Time Out Chicago
Memorable Shows Burnish Chicago's Theater Reputation, Chicago Sun-Times
From Chicago's Stages, the 10 Best Performances of 2009, Chicago Tribune

SPECIAL SKILLS
Standardized patient for Northwestern University, teleprompter & earprompter training, experience with Standard British, Cockney, German & Southern dialects, singing (mezzo-soprano), piano (2yrs), modern dance (3yrs), Advanced Certified Diver, English horseback riding, snowboarding, kayaking, cycling (including 63 miles in "Tour De Max" and recently 255 miles in "Cycle Kenya to Tanzania")
 

Photo Credits| 2014 Brenda Barrie