Karen Eleanor Wight

"Karen Wight is a dynamic performer whose
strong technique and contagious playfulness
make her a joy to watch."

-- Gulf Coast Comedy Festival

AEA / SAG-AFTRA
917.488.9810
karenwight@gmail.com
www.kareneleanorwight.com

NATIONAL TOURS / OFF-BROADWAY / OFF-WEST END

Peter Pan National Tour

Tiger Lily/Liza (u/s Peter Pan & Wendy)

Big League Theatricals, NYC

The Screwtape Letters National Tour

Toadpipe +9 character roles

Shakespeare Theatre, DC etc

The Screwtape Letters Off-Broadway

Toadpipe [Originated] +9 character roles

Pearl Theatre (w/ Brent Harris)
Westside Theatre (w/ Max McLean)

The Screwtape Letters Off-West End

Toadpipe [Originated] +9 character roles

Park Theatre (w/ Max McLean)

FILM / TV

A Paltry Fine

Lead

Ripfest #3, Hannah Beth King, Dir.

Bloody Dan

Lead

Eugene Ramos, Director

Anatomy of a Breakup

Supporting

Fabuchick Films, Judy Minor, Dir.

Mascara

Supporting

Buena Vista Pictures

Box

Lead

John Sinclair, Director

Eternal Pessimist (music video)

Lead

Jeremy Phillips, Director

Star Trek: Voyager

Supporting

UPN

NEW YORK THEATRE

Dinner with Friends (Reading)

Beth

On the Road Repertory Co.

Library Ballet

Samantha

Dramatist’s Guild

Chloe Nelson

Heather Maggiano

Dramatist’s Guild

The Migration

Good Muireann, Bad Muireann

Interborough Repertory Theatre

Makers Mark

Jo

First Look Theatre Company

How to Lose Yourself: A Case History

Investigator

First Look Theatre Company

REGIONAL THEATRE

Twelfth Night

Olivia

Ft. Worth Shakespeare

Othello

Bianca

Ft. Worth Shakespeare

Henry V

Katherine

Ft. Worth Shakespeare

As You Like It

Celia

Ft. Worth Shakespeare

Juno and the Paycock

Mary (u.s.)

Interact Theatre Company, L.A.

The Pajama Game

Gladys

Utah Musical Theatre

City of Angles

Alaura/Carla

Utah Musical Theatre

Cabaret

Kit Kat Girl

San Gabriel CLO

Macbeth

Lady Macbeth, witch #3

Little Theatre, Fullerton, CA

IMPROV

imp –silent/physical comedy duo. Festivals: CIF (Mainstage), Toronto (Headliner), San Francisco (Headliner), LA Second City (Headliner), Seattle (Headliner), Philly Duofest, Austin, Gulf Coast, Miami, Oberlin, Baltimore

goga – duo. Festivals: CIF, Melbourne Int’l Fest, TV2 Laugh Fest (New Zealand), Austin, etc.

THEATER COMPANIES

On the Road Repertory Company, Company Member (current), Alice Spivak, Director
First Look Theatre Company, Company Member, NYU Playwriting Lab, Gary Garrison, Director
Woodstock Fringe, Company Member, Wallace Norman, Director
Write Now Workshop, member (current) Emma Goldman-Sherman, Director

TRAINING

ACTING: Alice Spivak, Lara Teeter, Dean Hess, Robert Castle, Warren Kelley, & Richard Harden

SHAKESPEARE: Phoebe Brand, Annie Occhiogrosso, Rick Hamilton, Fredi Olster, Geoff Forward

IMPROV: Jay Rhoderick, Michael Rock, William Merritt, Armando Diaz, Dan O’Connor, Brian Lohmann

CLOWNING: Christopher Bayes MIME: Christopher Eaves, Stanley Allen Sherman

DANCE: Jazz, musical theatre, modern, swing, Afro-Brazilian, tango

B.A. Magna cum laude, Acting/Musical Theatre, California State University, Fullerton

AWARDS: Favorite Actress in a Play, Audience Choice Awards 2008, DC Theatre Scene

SPECIAL SKILLS: Dialects, conversational French, stage combat, physical comedy, costume designer, seamstress