Adrianne Cury (Director) has had the privilege of working as an actor in Chicagoland with Oak Park Festival(as Rosemary in Picnic,an all-time favorite), About Face, Writers Theatre, Famous Door, Next, First Folio, Chicago Shakespeare, Chicago Shakespeare Project, About Face, Drury Lane Evergreen Park, Bailiwick, Strawdog, Apple Tree, National Jewish, Lifeline, and a dozen principal roles with both Organic/Touchstone and ShawChicago, where she was an associate artist. Her honors include: Jeff Award nomination (Two by Shaw – Writer’s Theatre); Jeff Citation (Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Zebra Crossing); and two After Dark Awards (Shrapnel in the Heart – Famous Door & David’s Redhaired Death – Bailiwick). Regional theatre credits include: Indiana Repertory, BoarsHead, Human Race, New American, Artists Ensemble, and Wisconsin Shakespeare. (Favorites include Masha and Arkadina in The Seagull; L’il Bit in How I Learned to Drive; Angela in Wonderful Tennessee, & Alma in Summer & Smoke.) She is a proud member of Actor’s Equity & SAG-AFTRA, and teaches and coaches at, primarily, Acting Studio Chicago, and Depaul. In 2008, Adrianne began directing and has been at the helm for the experiment – Stockyards Theatre Project; You Never Can Tell – Village Players; Scoundrel Time and The Thin Man – City Lit; Sense & Sensibility and Mauritius for Theatre of Western Springs; Christmas is Made for Fools – Step Up; and Ravenscroft, & Rob Koon’s Cyclist Attacked by Mountain Lion for Triton College.