Artist Bio

Carley Cornelius

(Bio as of February 2018)

Carley Cornelius returns to Goodman Theatre, where she previously understudied in Smokefall in 2014. In Chicago, she has worked with Windy City Playhouse, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Victory Gardens Theater and is an ensemble member of Definition Theatre Company. Regional credits include productions with Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, Door Shakespeare, Texas Shakespeare Festival, Oregon Shakespeare Festival: Play On! podcast, Urbanite Theatre, The Great River Shakespeare Festival, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, The Lark Play Development Center, The Edge Theater Company and Colorado Theatreworks, where she received Henry Award nominations for her work in Venus in Fur and Constellations. She earned her BA from Ball State University and her MFA from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is represented by Big Mouth Talent.