Isabell's current roles include Escalus in Measure for Measure and Calpurnia in To Kill a Mockingbird at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Other theatres: Broadway: Antigone in The Gospel at Colonus, Execution of Justice. Regional: Gloucester in Lear, The Warrior Ant (Mabou Mines); Talking With, Rupert's Birthday (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Cincinnati Man, Cut Flowers (Mixed Blood Theater); The Watsons Go to Birmingham, A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (The Children's Theatre Company) and more. Isabell Monk O'Connor has been a member of the Guthrie Theater acting company since 1981. International tours: The Gospel at Colonus, Talking With (Australia), Rupert's Birthday (Hungary). Film/TV: Intolerable Cruelty, Black Knight, Rosewood, Grumpy Old Men, Calamity Jane, Benson, Family Ties, We Ain't What We Was (one-woman show, PBS), among others. Children's books: Hope, Family (2001 Parent's Choice Honour Award), Blackberry Stew. Awards: Drama Desk Award (The Gospel at Colonus), Obie Award (Lear), 1998 McKnight Fellow, 1999 Twentieth Century Fox Fellow and more. Other: Stand-up comedy (The Improv); extensive volunteer work in Minneapolis schools to promote literacy; taught storytelling courses and residencies at the University of Minnesota, the Children's Theatre Company, and the Dowling School. Education: B.F.A., Towson State University; M.F.A.s, Yale School of Drama and the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis.
M4YA Musicals Written by Isabell Monk
The Story of Hope