(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.