LOUISE LAMSON

LOUISE LAMSON

Ensemble Member

Since 2016

Teaching Artist

Louise Lamson just finished directing Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax starring the third graders at Helen C. Peirce School of International Studies. She directed Peirce students last year in The Adventures of the Odyssey and the Lookingglass Young Ensemble in Raymond Fox’s adaptation of The Tin Woodman of Oz. As an actor she was last seen in Lookingglass’ production of Death Tax. Other Lookingglass credits include: The Idiot, Hard Times, The Secret in the Wings, The Wooden Breeks, Icarus (The Getty Villa, LA); The Brothers Karamazov, Our Town, The Arabian Nights, Ethan Frome, Metamorphoses, and The Little Prince. Other Chicago credits include: Bash (About Face Theatre, After Dark Award and Jeff Award Nomination), The Odyssey (Goodman Theatre), and The Adventures of Herculina (Next Theatre Company). Off-Broadway credits include: Metamorphoses (Second Stage Theatre and Broadway) and The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci (Second Stage Theatre). Louise is a graduate of Northwestern University. She is a proud mother of two boys, Guthrie and Wesley.

Bio as of 2017

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EDUCATION

Northwestern University
New Actors Workshop
Improv Olympics

CREDITS AND AWARDS

  • THEATRE CREDITS

    Broadway:

    • Metamorphoses (Circle in the Square Theatre)

    Off-Broadway:                                                               

    • Metamorphoses, The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci (Second Stage Theatre)

    Chicago:

    • Bash (About Face Theatre)
    • The Odyssey (Goodman Theatre)
    • The Adventures of Herculina (Next Theatre Company)
  • FILM CREDITS

    • Life Sentence
    • Lawrence Melm
  • AWARDS

    • After Dark Award for Bash (About Face Theatre, 2001)
    • Jeff Award Nomination for Actress in a Principle Role – Play for Bash (About Face Theatre, 2001)