Artist Bio

Simone Pellar Durand

Simone Pellar Durand

(Bio as of January 2003)

Simone Pellar Durand most recently appeared at the Goodman in The Rose Tattoo during the 2002/2003 Season. She has appeared on national television in commercials, on the Nickelodeon network, and has been seen in print advertising nationally for numerous products. In addition, Simone has per­formed at the Alliance Française. Simone has been seen with her father, Chef Didier Durand (Cyrano's Bistrot & Wine Bar), and Julia Child at Ravinia for a cooking demonstration, as well as Meals on Wheels. Simone loves to dance (hip hop and tap are among her favorites), stud­ies at Joel Hall Dance Studio, is involved in the school chorus and is an avid tennis player. Si­mone is fluent in French and English.