Artist Bio

Janet Ulrich Brooks

Janet Ulrich Brooks

(Bio as of December 2015)

Janet Ulrich Brooks returns to Goodman Theatre, where she previously appeared in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Jeff Award nomination), The Seagull, A True History of the Johnstown Flood and Teddy Ferrara. She is a company member of TimeLine Theatre, where her credits include the Apple Family plays That Hopey Changey Thing and Sorry, The How and the Why and Jeff-nominated performances in 33 Variations, A Walk in the Woods, All My Sons, When She Danced, Not Enough Air and Weekend. Other Chicago credits include To Master the Art at Broadway Playhouse; South of Settling at Steppenwolf Theatre Company; Ten Chimneys at Northlight Theatre; The Original Grease and Speech & Debate at American Theater Company; Failure: A Love Story at Victory Gardens Theater; Golda’s Balcony (Jeff Award) at Pegasus Players and work with About Face Theatre, Writers Theatre and Strawdog Theatre Company. Television credits include Chicago Fire, the ABC pilot Doubt, Boss, Underemployed and The Playboy Club. Film credits include Divergent, Conviction, Polish Bar, One Small Hitch, I Heart Shakey, Fools, Market Value and the shorts For a Good Time and Kanzler. Ms. Brooks was the first recipient of the Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus Award from the University of Central Missouri.

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