Theatre

Theatre 2017-04-02T21:41:09+00:00

Becky Parker (Geist)

(415) 559 – 9273

becky @ proaudiovoices.com

Agent: Tonry Talent

(415) 543 – 3797

tonry @ tonrytalent.com

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415-559-9273
becky @ proaudiovoices.com

Height: 5’4”
Hair: Reddish brown
Weight: 130
Eyes: Blue
Vocal range: low D to high G
Currently non-union, previously AEA

Helping great stories come alive
through the magic of theatre is my passion!

Effectively communicating a story and moving an audience emotionally is, I believe, the point of what we do…
planting seeds of ideas…moving through emotions… inspiring hope and creativity…

Actor (representative selected roles):

  • Shen Te/Shui Ta, Good Woman of Setzuan at Illinois Repertory Theatre
  • Holly Burrell, Foxfire at Marin Theatre Company
  • Mary, On the Verge at Common Cultural Practice
  • Erna Prindle, The Runner Stumbles at Illinois Repertory Theatre
  • Marti (“Dragons”), Talking With… at Theatre Artists of Marin
  • Party Parent, Nutcracker Ballet at Marin Ballet
  • Ensemble, Home at Common Cultural Practice
  • Mary Todd, Your Obedient Servant, A. Lincoln at Great American People Show

Chaucer Theatre (core ensemble performer):

  • Solo performer, Joy with Wings: A Daughter’s Tale (also authored the play)
  • Wife of Bath, Wife of Bath’s Tale
  • Dame Prudence**, Uncommon Sense*
  • Dorigen**, Squire’s & Franklin’s Tales*
  • Crone**, Wife of Bath – the Musical!*
  • Nun**, All That Glitters (musical)*
  • Robin/Jarvis**, Lusty Liaisons*
  • Don John**, A Pleasure Doing Business (musical)
  • Host**, Saints & Sinners
  • Diana/Emily/Hypolita**, Knight’s Tale*
  • Placebo/various ensemble**, Paradise Unzipped (incl England tour 2003)
  • Pertelote/Dame Fortune**, Monk’s & Nun’s Priest’s Tales*
  • Innkeeper/Virginia**, Physician’s & Pardoner’s Tales

EDEN2 Theater Ensemble:

  • Pantalone, Androcles and the Lion
  • Raggedy Ann, Tale of the Toy Soldier
  • Hedgie and Princess, Tales and Things

(**Originated role; *member AEA during this production)

Film/Voiceover:

  • Smile Again, Jenny Lee: Producer/Director Carlo Caldana 2015
  • Tucker: extra: Director Francis Ford Coppola 1988
  • Extensive voiceover experience 1981-present
  • First Morn: Asst Director: Director Terry Lamb 2014

Director/Dramaturg/Playwright/Acting Coach:

  • Dead Man’s Wake by Larry Klein, staged reading April 2015
  • Ellie by Larry Klein, in development 2016
  • Joy with Wings: A Daughter’s Tale: playwright & performer, 1 woman show toured 2011-2013
  • Co-director & Dramaturg: Chaucer Theatre repertoire; 1997-present
  • Private acting coach

Technical:

New York Theatre Workshop (Off Broadway, NY):

  • Nat Turner in Jerusalem: Props Master; sub Run Crew
  • Hadestown: Asst Props Master to Noah Mease 2016

Signature Theatre (Off Broadway, NY):

  • JOHN: Asst Props Master to Noah Mease; by Annie Baker; dir by Sam Gold 2015

Ars Nova Theatre (Off Broadway NY):

  • Underground Railroad Game: 2016 (Scenic Charge)
  • The Wildness: 2016 (Production Associate; costume team)
  • Futurity: 2015 (Production Associate; scenic and “steam brain”)
  • Small Mouth Sounds: 2015 (Scenic Charge)
  • Jacuzzi: The Debate Society,  2014 (Props, Scenic)
  • Netflix Plays: 2014 (Props, Scenic)
  • Natasha, Pierre, and the Comet of 1812: 2012 (scenic team)

The Civilians (New York City):

  • The Undertaking: 2016 (Prop Master) touring production

A.C.T. (American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA)

  • All the Rage and The Tricky Part by Marty Moran (Strand Theatre): Props Master

Marin Ballet (San Francisco Bay Area, CA)

  • Nutcracker: Prop Master (2015-present)
  • Annual concerts: Assistant Technical Director (2013-present)

Mountain Play (Marin County, CA)

  • Beauty & the Beast: Prop Designer (2017)

Teacher-Director:

Solano Youth Theatre; adjunct faculty Solano Community College:

  • Freelance Acting and Monologue Coach (www.monologuecoaching.com)
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie (musical), Fall 2009 (grages 6-12)
  • Pinocchio, Spring 2007  (grades 1-6)
  • Cinderella (musical), Fall 2006 (grades 5-12);
  • Alice in Wonderland, Spring 2006 (grades 1-6)
  • Velveteen Rabbit, Fall 2005(grades 1-4)
  • Berkeley Repertory Theatre: Musical Theatre Workshop (taught adult class)

Management and Administration:

  • Co-founder:  EDEN2 Theater Ensemble, a touring children’s theatre
  • Co-founder/Executive Director: Chaucer Theatre, a touring theatre dedicated to performing works by Geoffrey Chaucer.

Special Skills:

  • Juggling (3 balls)
  • Guitar (intermediate), recorder
  • Motorcycle (licensed), biking
  • Sewing, crafts, cooking, baking

Languages/Accents:

  • German (not fluent)
  • Accents: British, New York, American Southern

Education/Training:

  • University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; MFA in Acting, with Graduate Honors Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA; BA in Theatre and English, cum laude, with Honors California 30-day sub teaching credential

Awards/Nominations:

  • Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle nomination for Ensemble performance in Nun’s Priest’s Tale with Julian Lopez-Morillas & Thomas Lynch