Thursday, July 7, 2016
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
ACTOR NAME: Suzann Shultz
Character Name: Rosalia & Photographer’s Assistant (Ensemble)
Born & Raised: Born in Franklin, Tennessee. Raised in Temple, Texas.
Education: University of North Texas
Degree: BA in Dance, Minor in General Business
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Audition Song: “A Summer in Ohio” from The Last Five Years
First Play/Musical You Ever Saw: Beauty and The Beast at the Austin Bass
Something you’re REALLY bad at: I can’t ride a bike!
Did you have any particular mentors or inspirations when first starting out? For dance, I really admire Martha Graham, Doug Varone, and Misty Copeland. For theatre, Anna Kendrick, Sutton Foster, John Tartaglia, and Neil Patrick Harris.
Must See TV Show: Gossip Girl
Why you work in theatre: For the people that I work with and for those who
watch the shows.
First Theatre Role: Ensemble/Madam Butterfly in Tarzan.
Favorite Play: Book of Mormon
Most challenging role you’ve played: Dean in A Very Potter Sequel, it was
challenging to find a humorous but respectful way to play an incredibly butch
Pop Culture Guilty Pleasure: Entertainment Tonight
Favorite sport/team/player: Dallas Stars
Pre Show Rituals: Texting my family that I’m about to go on. It helps me get out the nerves knowing that my family is cheering me on, even if they’re not at the show.
Special Skills: Make-up, Voice Impersonations, and Making Babies Laugh.
MAC or PC: PC
Any Theatre Superstitions: Never ever whistle backstage!
Worst Costume Ever: 15lbs of fringe sewn onto the thickest fabric to make us look like gorillas.
Favorite Post Show Meal: It’s a tie between chicken and waffles, and Italian food.
Favorite liquid refreshment (adult or other): Coconut Water
Favorite ice cream: Rocky Road
Biggest On Stage Mishap: I was supposed to wave a net around to act frantic and confused, and the net flew off and hit a woman in the front row.
Worst job you ever had: Retail worker at Charming Charlie.
Last Good Movie You Saw: Finding Dory!
Dream Role: Fiona in Shrek the Musical.
Something you are incredibly proud of: My performance ability.
Career you would want if not a performer: Cinematic Make-Up Artist
Three things you can't live without: My cat Shiva, my family, and performing.
Why people will love Women on the Verge: Because everyone will find something to relate to, and because the entire cast is a powerhouse of talent and
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