I've been in a development process with Boston Court this past winter and now its time for my virtual work-in-progress presentation of my one woman show!
Synopsis: On the eve of her mother's death, a woman takes a journey to the afterlife and learns lessons about joy, laughter, and letting go. And also-there is a clown.
I'm in episode 16 "Sing it Again" of Grey's Anatomy! Don't worry-I'm not the one singing :)
I'm playing Isabella in Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, a play which has eerie similarities to our contemporary concerns. Now through April 6th 2020!
(Thank you Jenny Graham Photography)
I received an Outstanding Supporting Actress nomination for my work as Caitlin Priest in Riley Parra season 2, now streaming on Tello Films!
Stay tuned! I will be appearing in this upcoming season of Snowfall on FX as well as the film Seasons of Love by Tello Films!
In June, I was honored to receive the Best Lead Actress award at the 5th Annual Valley Theatre Awards for my performance as Camae in Katori Hall's The Mountaintop at the Garry Marshall Theatre!
Carolyn Ratteray is an emmy-nominated actor, director and writer based in the Los Angeles area. She has appeared in off-broadway and regional theatres as well as in TV/Film. Most recent credits include Measure for Measure at Antaeus Theatre Company, Gem of the Ocean at A Noise Within, The Mountaintop at the Garry Marshall Theatre and The Cake at The Geffen Playhouse and Echo Theatre Company. Other credits include The Imaginary Invalid, Tartuffe and The Importance of Being Earnest at A Noise Within, Father Comes Home from the Wars (u/s) at the Mark Taper Forum, Pygmalion at Pasadena Playhouse, How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found at Theatre @ Boston Court, The Winters Tale at Theatre 150, Merry Wives of Windsor, Alls Well That Ends Well, Two Gentleman of Verona at The Old Globe, Hecuba at The Pearl Theatre Company, The Cherry Orchard at The Classical Theatre of Harlem. In addition to performing, Carolyn has directed By The Way Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage, In Love and Warcraft by Madhuri Shekar and Midsummer Night’s Dream at Pomona College as well as staged readings throughout the Los Angeles area. She has studied theatrical clown with Philip Gaulier, Chris Bayes, David Bridel, and Angela De Castro and is currently at work creating her solo clown show, “Both, And”. Some film/tv credits include “Snowfall”, “Riley Parra” “Seasons of Love” “Castle”, “NCIS”, “All My Children”, “Chemistry”, “The Young and the Restless” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”. Education/Training: M.F.A., The Old Globe/University of San Diego; B.F.A., New York University. She is a Resident Artist at A Noise Within Theatre, a member of Antaeus Theatre Company and she is a professor at Pomona College.
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