(Bio as of April 2013)
LaNisa Frederick most recently appeared at the Goodman in Measure for Measure and the staged reading of 8 by Dustin Lance Black, both during the 2012/2013 Season. Additional Chicago credits include Blackademics and Lydia R. Diamond’s Stage Black at MPAACT; Passing Strange (Black Theater Alliance Award nomination) with Bailiwick Chicago; The Gimmick (Jeff and Black Theater Alliance Award nominations) at Pegasus Players; Doubt with Redtwist Theatre; J. Nicole Brooks’ Shotgun Harriet at Halcyon Theatre; The Exonerated at Raven Theatre; Take Her to See the Maco Lights at Prologue Theatre Company and Letters Home at the Griffin Theatre Company. Ms. Frederick’s international credits include The Heidi Chronicles at the Corbett Theatre in London and Alexanderprojekt 1 at SplitMoon Theatre Company in London. Film and television credits include Meet the Browns and The Chicago Code. She holds a BA in theater from Loyola University Chicago, an MA from University of Essex and is a recent graduate from The School at Steppenwolf.
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