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I am a recent graduate of the MFA Professional Actor Training Program at  UNC-Chapel Hill where I spent three years as a company member with PlayMakers Repertory Company

I am now living and working and playing in NYC.

UNC Chapel Hill PATP 2014.  Nilan Johnson, Tania Chelnov, Maren Searle, Nathaniel P. Claridad, Brandon Garegnani, Patrick McHugh

UNC Chapel Hill PATP 2014.

Nilan Johnson, Tania Chelnov, Maren Searle, Nathaniel P. Claridad, Brandon Garegnani, Patrick McHugh

A little about me:

I was raised in Oakland and Berkeley, California and born into a family of writers, documentarians, travelers, english professors and activists. When I was ten the Royal Shakespeare Company came into town and suddenly I wanted a "bower," preferably one that involved a flying upside down pink umbrella. When I was 12 my parents put me into Shakespeare summer camp--and I have not looked back.

My curiosity and hunger for new theatrical experiences brought me to a thrilling year of training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art before getting a degree in theater and history from Smith College

Olga the cat

Olga the cat

Lover of Northern California beaches and cliffs, sing-along road trips, gardening, borscht, poetry, window seats, languages, libraries & archives, knitting, Russian, people watching in cafes, old book smell and Olga the cat.