Liesl Jensen

 

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Height 4′ 11″
Hair Light Brown
Eyes Blue
Nationality American
Natural Accent American / Mid Atlantic
Languages English*
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HEAR ME SPEAK

The Duchess of Gloucester, Henry VI Part II (William Shakespeare)

Young Woman, Knives in Hens (David Harrower)

PRODUCTIONS WHILST AT EAST 15
Chatroom, Burn Jim, Mel Abigail Graham
Three Kingdoms Hele, Kristina, Olya, Lissu Tom Hughes
Indigo The Nomad Magdalena Skerencak
Generation Z t- a therapist Eduardo Almeida
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Snout, Fairy Lisa Wolpe
Love’s Labour’s Lost Moth Caroline Webster
That Kind of Life (Devised) Self Dmitris Tsiamis
Wild Honey Maria Yefimovna Caroline Webster

 

SHOWREEL
SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Accents: Standard American (native)*, RP*, Shakespearean Original Pronunciation, Russian/Eastern European
  • Music: Recorder*, Piano, Singing (alto)
  • Shakespeare: Trained in Shakespeare with the Prague Shakespeare Company, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, and the British American Drama Academy. Complte canon: has both read and seen performances of all plays and sonnets in the canon.
  • Living History: Completed East 15 Living History Project (1940’s Soviet Gulag), co-author and performer of Mosaic: Voices of Women’s Suffrage, author and performer of 6 solo living history performances including Ancient Roman leaders, 19th Century American activists, and a WWII heroine.
  • Movement:Stage Combat Intermediate Qualification (Merit) BADC, Laban, Skiing (advanced alpine, telemark, and cross country)
  • Playwriting: Author of Shem, co-author of Mosaic: Voices of Women’s Suffrage.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Original Practices Work (created cue scripts for multiple productions, provided background research) at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, 2014, studied Original Shakespearean Pronunciation with the Prague Shakespeare Company, 2017. Education and Literary Intern, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, (adapting and cutting scripts, creating study guides, program and class development) (3 years). Teaching Assistant, Shakespeare’s Sprites, Colorado Shakespeare Festival (2 years). Introduction to Actor Training, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 2014

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Plantagenet/Tudor history, Latin, rowing, international travel, hiking, antique children’s literature