Kitty Mortland

Actor / Musician

New York Theatre Experience

King Lear  -  Lear  -  What Dreams May Co  -  Dir: Emily C.A. Snyder

Love's Labour's Lost (First Quarto)  -  King Ferdinand -  Bad Quarto Productions  -  Dir: Alex Daubertin

Oddity  -  Doctor  -  TransFest  -  Dir: Ariel Mahler

King Richard II  -  Queen/Aumerle  -  Hamlet Isn't Dead  -  Dir: Emily C.A. Snyder

Romeo & Juliet  - Nurse/Montague/Apothecary  -  Hamlet Isn't Dead  - Dir: David Andrew Laws

As You Like It  -  Celia/Audrey/Phebe/Adam  -  Folding Chair Classical Theatre  -  Dir: Marcus Geduld

Measure for Measure  -  Mariana/Ensemble  -  Hudson Warehouse  -  Dir: Nicholas Martin-Smith

Incongruence: A {Trans}Gender Looking Glass   -   Shannon/Mom   -   Ivy Theatre   -   Dir: Audrey Alford

Hamlet (First Quarto)   -   Gertred   -   Bad Quarto Productions   -   Dir: Tony Tambasco

Romeo & Juliet   -   Lady Montague/Apothecary   -   What Dreams May Co   -   Dir: Chris Rivera

Brokendown House  -  Sarah  -  Fresh Fruit Festival  -  Dir: Jordan Bean

Lovers   -   Cissy Cassidy   -   11/15 Productions   -   Dir: Jessica McVay

Chicago Theatre Experience

Hamlet   -   Gertrude   -   Oracle Productions   -   Dir: Benno Nelson

Devour*   -   Jill, Barbara   -   20% Theatre Chicago   -   Dir: Jacqueline Stone

Someone's Knocking   -   Gladys   -   Silver Lining Productions   -   Dir: Christopher Leonard

Down & Derby*   -   Joleen/Roleen Joleen   -   The New Colony   -   Dir: Thrisa Hodits

Fuddy Meers   -   Claire   -   Triton College   -   Dir: Linda Kravitz

A Midsummer Night's Dream   -   Egeus   -   Strangeloop Theatre   -   Dir: Holly Robison

Doubtful Abbey*   -   Pippa Fussworthy   -   GreenMan Theatre   -   Dir: Caroly Thomas-Davidoff

The Bad Seed: The Musical#   -   Leroy   -   Corn Productions   -   Dir: Robert Bouwman

Murphy's Law*   -   Lindsay   -   The Artistic Home   -   Dir: Heather Winter 

Integrity*   -   Sandy   -   The Artistic Home   -   Dir: Katherine Swan

The Horror*   -   Set Designer   -   Corn Productions   -   Dir: Sara Kay Snyder

The Temp*   -   Mary   -   Hobo Junction   -   Dir: Christopher Jacobs

Real Aural Talent*   -   Simone Muran   -   Corn Productions   -   Dir: Thom Sigsby

The Aantsy Aardvark*   -   Tumbleweed   -   Corn Productions   -   Dir: Michael Brooks

Bleacher Bums   -   Rose   -   Stage Center Theatre   -   Dir: Christopher Leonard

Blithe Spirit   -   Madame Arcati^, Edith^   -   First Folio Theatre   -   Dir: Alison C. Vesely

Floss!*   -   Hacamba, Kuku   -   Corn Productions   -   Dir: Michelle Thompson-Hay

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress   -   Frances   -   McLeod Theater   -   Dir: Noreen Barnes-McLain

Coyote*   -   Carolyn   -   Graylight Theater   -   Dir: Don Elwell

Angels in America: Part 1   -   Prior 2, Woman   -   McLeod Theater   -   Dir: David Kranser

Myrtle's Magnificent Journey*   -   Doris, Prince Brilliant   -   McLeod Children's Tour   -   Dir: Brandon Belzer

*indicates original play   -   ^indicates understudy role   -   #Jeff Recommendation, After Dark Award Recipient

Film Experience

Hamlet: The Series   -   Hamlet   -   Prod: Bob Koester   -   Dir: Bob Koester

Leftover Voices   -   Celia   -   Prod: Leftover Voices   -   Dir: Shayna Weiss

Mix Tape   -   Zoe Sidell   -   Prod: CO2 Films   -   Dir: Jefferson Root

Red Windows   -   Woman   -   Prod: Productions   -   Dir: Anthony Barnett

Dancing with Gaia   -   Emily Laird   -   Prod: Gravy Train Films   -   Dir: Matt Stratton

March April   -   Teddy's Mom   -   Prod: Multihead Productions   -   Dir: Collin Souter

Meaningful Gestures   -   Mom   -   Prod: Multihead Productions   -   Dir: Collin Souter

Numinata   -   Denise Linton   -   Prod: Viscosity Productions   -   Dir: Hannah Maximova

No Evil   -   Daphne Wright   -   Prod: ECMC/Bob Koester  -   Dir: Bob Koester

Errands   -   Love   -   Prod: TOE Productions   -   Dir: Devon Ford

The War's Over   -   Featured Dancer   -   Prod: American Film Institute   -   Dir: Catherine Welch

Television Experience

The Steve Levy Show   -   Featured Musical Guest   -   Prod: CAN-TV

Insecurities and Exchanges   -   Cheryl   -   Prod: WSIU-TV

Web Series Experience

Just a Fling   -   Host, Director, Producer, Editor   -   youtube.com/user/kmortland

Education

B.A. in Theatre (performance and costuming) from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, May 1998, Summa Cum Laude

Acting - Dr. David Krasner, Alex Christopolous, Lori Merril-Fink, William Kincaid, Caitlin Hart, Kathy Scambiatterra, Mary Ann Thebus, Ed Krystosek, John Mossman

Voice and Movement - Alex Christopolous, Luis Crespo

Shakespeare - Susan Hart, Jeffrey Carlson, Alex Christopolous

Stage Combat - Brian LeTraunik

Special Skills

Member of Ivy Theatre Company 2015-2016 * Member of Corn Productions 2004-2008 * Founding member of comedy improv troupe (“the mintos junkies”) * Swing Dance instructor, Chicago-style Shag instructor, and Lindy Hopper extraordinaire * Other dance – tap, ballroom, ballet, jazz, modern * Musical Instruments – guitar (CDs & music videos available), ukulele, limited piano, violin, and clarinet * Puppetry (construction and operation) * Member, American Mensa, 2008- present * Experienced seamstress (costuming resume also available) * New York Driver’s License * Excellent vegan cookies

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