Brenda is a professional actress and producer who has worked in Los Angeles, San Diego and Chicago. Theatre credits include North Coast Repertory Theatre, Moonlight Stage Productions, Cygnet Theatre, Intrepid Theatre Company and Theatre at the Center. Some of her favorite roles include Mary Hatch in It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, Eliante in School for Lies, Mina in Dracula, Sister Berthe in The Sound of Music and Audrey in Leading Ladies. She also has commercial and television credits and is a member of SAG-AFTRA.
Brenda also has extensive experience working in children’s theatre. She served as the Performing Arts Manager at the Kroc Community Center in San Diego, managing their School of the Arts and directing and producing musicals with casts of over 60 children. She was also the Founder/Director of Character Kids, which provided after school performing arts classes to schools, park districts and community centers. Some of her favorite directing credits include Annie, Disney’s Aladdin, Seussical Jr and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
Brenda has a BA in Theatre and a minor in mass communications from Illinois State University. She resides in Franklin, WI with her husband and two children.