5'7; 125lbs.

AEA

cdefrin@gmail.com

+44 (0) 79642 65224 

 

 

Death & Harry Houdini

To Kill A Mockingbird

Odradek

The Nutcracker

Wilson Wants it All

The Red Kite Project

Rose and The Rime

The Sparrow*

King Lear

They All Fall Down

Purity Tank

The Magnificents

The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz

The Valentine Trilogy

A Midsummer Night's Dreame

The Terrible Tragedy of Peter Pan

Galways' Shadows

 

 

 

 

 

Bess

Jean-Louise

Doctor

Martha/Rat

Meredith

Captain K

Rose

Emily Book

Ensemble, Cordelia/Regan US

Adrienne

Ensemble

Honeydew

Glinda

Eleanor Bane

Titania

Wendy

Enselmble

*Transfer production to Steppenwolf, The Apollo (presented by Broadway in Chicago) and Miami Arsht Center for Performing Arts

The House Theatre/Arsht Center, dir. Nathan Allen

Steppenwolf Theatre, dir. Hallie Gordon

The House Theatre, dir. Dexter Bullard

The House Theatre, dir. Tommy Rapley

The House Theatre, dir. Michael Rohd

Chicago Children's Theatre, dir. Jacqui Russell

The House Theatre, dir. Nathan Allen

The House Theatre, dir. Nathan Allen

The Goodman Theatre, dir. Bob Falls

Lookingglass Theatre, dir. Jessica Thebus

St. Ann's Warehouse dir. Tracy Otwell

The House Theatre, dir. Molly Brennan

The House Theatre/Northlight Theatre, dir. Tommy Rapley

The House Theatre, dir. Dennis Watkins

The House Theatre, dir. Nathan Allen

The House Theatre, dir. Nathan Allen

Redmoom Theatre, dir. Jessica Thebus

 

Theatre

Film

The Road to Perdition

Watchtower

 

 

 

 

Fancy Lady

Martha

Dreamworks, dir. Sam Mendes

Soster/McCarthy, dir. James  C. Yuan

 

 

 

 

 

Paige

Mary Swanson

Annalee

Masha

Lilka

 

Steppenwolf Theatre, dir. Carolyn Cantor

Steppenwol Theatre, dir. Anna D. Shapiro

Steppenwolf Theatre, dir. B.J. Jones

Steppenwolf Theatre, dir. Anna D. Shapiro

Lookingglass Theatre, dir. David Kersnar

 

 

 

 

Joseph Jefferson Award, Best Ensemble, The Sparrow, 2007

Joseph Jefferson Nomination, Actor, The Sparrow, 2007

JJoseph Jefferson Nomination, Supporting actor (musical), Valentine Victorious, 2006

Top 10 Performances of 2007 for The Chicago Tribune

Top 10 Dance performeances of 2007, The Chicago Sun-Times
 

 

 

MA Performance, Design & Practice (Distinction) Central Saint Martins-London, 2014

BA Drama, Northwestern University- Evanston, IL, 2000

British American Drama Academy Certificate Program- London, 1999

Philippe Gaulier: Clown and Physical Play 

Lecoq LEM: Pascale Lecoq, Jos Houben 

Théatre de Complicité: Lilo Baur, Mick Barfather, Richard Katz 

Voice training: Gigi Buffington, Doug Peck 

Chicago Shakespeare First Folio training: Lary Yando 

500 Clown Physical Theatre training: Molly Brennan, Paul Kalina

Readings/Workshops

 

The Great God Pan

Middletown

Auctioning the Ainsleys

Three Sisters (Tracy Letts adaptation)

The Last Act of Lilka Kadison

Education/Training

 

Awards & Recognition

 

Dance (25 years: ballet, tap, jazz, modern foundation with experience in tango, swing, etc.); Ukulele, alto/mezo-soprano; stage combat, french language proficiency

Special Skills

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