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Shelley Fort

AEA
RepresentationMeg Pantera
138 W. 15th st New York, NY. 10011
HairBrown
Rep Phone212-219-9330EyesBrown
EmailHeight5' 2"
Websitewww.shelleyfort.comWeight125 lbs
 
Film Credits
Liberal Arts    Student     Tom Sawyer Entertainment     Josh Radnor
The Price of Betrayal    Donna          Jonathan Tazewell
 
Television Credits
Unicornland   Gina          Nick Leavens
Sesame Street   Nayeli     Flickerlab     Melissa Pinsly
 
Theater Credits
PROFESSIONAL THEATER              
The Mountaintop   Camae     Chester Theatre     Colette Robert
Harry and the Thief    Mimi      The Habitat     Katie Lindsay
Burnished By Grief   Blossom     La MaMa NYT Critic's Pick     Paul Zimet
In Loco Parentis*   Sheila Stokes     Ensemble Studio Theater     Sarna Lapine
Troilus and Cressida   Cressida     Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble     Brian McEleney
Intimate Apparel   Mayme     Trinity Rep     Janice Duclos
Christmas Carol    Belle     Trinity Rep     Taibi Magar
The Wind That Wills The Window*   Alyssa     Kenyon Playwrights Conference     Michaela Coel
Outfoxed*   Melissa     FullStop Collective     Brian Hashimoto
GRAD/UNDERGRAD             
Pericles   Thaisa      Brown/Trinity MFA     Dan Rogers
Scab   Christa     Brown/Trinity MFA     Melissa Kievman
Hedda Gabler   Thea Elvstead     Brown/Trinity MFA     Whitney White
Much Ado About Nothing   Dogberry     Brown/Trinity MFA     Flordelino Lagundino
Another Word For Beauty*   Patricia     Brown/Trinity MFA     José Rivera, Brian Mertes
Wandaland   Andrea     Brown University     Ifa Bayeza
In The Blood    Bully/The Welfare Lady     Brown/Trinity MFA     Flordelino Lagundino
He Is Here He Says I Say   Ruth     Brown/Trinity MFA     Laurie Carlos
Spunk    Blues Speak Woman     Kenyon College     Jonathan Tazewell
A Kind of Alaska   Deborah     Kenyon College     Brianna Parry
Antigone   Ismene     Kenyon College     Ben Viccellio
Much Ado About Nothing   Hero     Kenyon College     Martine Green
A Flea In Her Ear   Antoinette     Kenyon College     Jonathan Tazewell
Love Song   Molly      Kenyon College     Josh Henderson-Cox
 
*reading
 
Education and Training
Brown/Trinity Rep. MFA Acting '15
Acting: Brian McEleney, Vivienne Benesch, Stephen Berenson, Annie Scurria
Directing: Brian Mertes, Joanna Settle
Voice: Thom Jones
Playwriting: Deb Salem-Smith
Speech: D'Arcy Dersham
Singing: Kathryne Jennings
Clown/Mask: Kali Quinn, Daniel Stein
Alexander: Carol Gill, Christine Stevens
Contact Improv: Shura Baryshnikov
Yoga: Olivia D'Ambrosio

Kenyon College B.A. Acting
Playwriting: Wendy MacLeod
British American Drama Academy, Summer 2009
Shakespeare: Mark Wing-Davey
Modern: Floyd King
Voice/Speech: Linda Gates
Clown/Mask: Mick Barnfather

National Theater Institute Eugene O'Neill Center Spring '10
 
Special Skills
Dance: Modern, ballet, jazz, choreography
Dialects: Ugandan, RP, Southern
Music: Violin (Suzuki), Piano (Classical and Ragtime), Singing (Mezzo Soprano/Alto), sight-reading
Movement: Le Coq, Tai Chi, Stage Combat, Yoga, Biomechanics, Viewpoints SITI Co, Droznin
Improv
 
Awards and Recognition
"Mayme the whore is feisty and edgy, but those characteristics cover up a pain that she only begins to hint at. Fort shows both sides of the character expertly, slipping effortlessly from behind the tough veneer for intimate confessions." - The Sun Chronicle