"There are startling moments of emotional honesty in this show, many thanks to Alison Dornheggen's mutli-layered performance"
- Kerry Reid, Chicago Tribune
Theater (selected credits)
WOMEN OF 4G Wollman (US) Babes With Blades Theatre Company PLAINCLOTHES Stevie Kaiser (US perf.) Broken Nose Theatre Company THE GOOD FIGHT Christabel / Edith Garrod Babes With Blades Theatre Company THE VEIL Lady Madeline Idle Muse Theatre Company BIRTHDAY Ellen (principal) Strangeloop Theatre THE POP UP KID Chris (principal) Something Marvelous Festival WITCH SLAP! Jezebella Babes With Blades Theatre Company TO EACH THEIR OWN (workshop) Bailey A Red Orchid Theatre (Incubator Series) Dir. Josh Sobel L'IMBECILE Courtier #1 (u/s) Babes With Blades Theatre Company RITES AND SACRIFICES Thais Idle Muse Theatre Company 'NAMOSAUR Cosmos The Factory Theater JULIUS CAESAR Casca Babes With Blades Theatre Company TRASH Diane (principal) Babes With Blades Theatre Company DEAR BRUTUS Joanna Trout Washington Stage Guild♣ DAY OF KNOWLEDGE Seraph Stage Left Theatre / LeapFest 4 ION Kreousa Caffeine Theatre THE GIRL IN THE IRON MASK Louis / Louise Babes With Blades Theatre Company CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE Bas-Mut (principal) Babes With Blades Theatre Company DIDO, QUEEN OF CARTHAGE Anna Camenae Theatre Ensemble HENRY IV PART I Mortimer / Hal US Stockyards Theatre Project ALL MY SONS Lydia Oak Park Festival Theatre DEADLINE WORKSHOP Acting Ens Chicago Dramatists / Babes With Blades Theatre Company SAILING TO BYZANTIUM Dorothy Shakespear Caffeine Theatre OPHELIA Katherina Camenae Theatre Ensemble THE TRAGICAL HISTORY OF Wagner / 7 Deadly Sins Camenae Theatre Ensemble DR. FAUSTUS BABES WITH BLADES: Ensemble Babes With Blades Theatre Company THE MUSIC VIDEOS MACBETH Lady Macduff Columbia College Chicago Dir. Sheldon Patinkin & Tom Mula BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Janella Bowen Park Children's Theater Dir. Joanie Schultz A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM* Ensemble Chicago Shakespeare Theatre Dir. Joe Dowling * Joseph Jefferson Award Nominee for Best Production ♣Production company located in Washington, DC
Film Girls Gone Mild Ensemble Bill Baykan Prod. Escape #1 Columbia College Chicago Scene Director Columbia College Chicago
Training BA in Acting and Directing, Columbia College Chicago Acting: Sheldon Patinkin, David Cromer, Henry Godinez, Jeff Ginsberg, Tom Mula, Brian Shaw, Martin de Maat, Barbara Robertson, Terry McCabe Voice: Pauline Brailsford Stage Combat: David Woolley Folio Technique: Susan Hart and Jeffrey Carlson
Special Skills SAFD Actor / Combatant: Unarmed, Rapier & Dagger, Small Sword, Broad Sword, Sword & Shield, Knife, Quarterstaff, Single Sword Tae Kwon Do: Black Belt, 1st Dan Belt Dance: Swing (East coast: 6-count and Lindy Hop), Ballet (2 years of point), Jazz / Hip Hop Accents / Dialects: British (various), New York (standard), Southern (various), Irish, Russian
Photo credit: Idle Muse Theatre Company's production of The Veil; photo by Steve Townshend