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Dawn Ursula

Founding Company Member



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Dawn Ursula: Everyman Theatre (company member): Ruined (Mama Nadi), By the Way Meet Vera Stark (Vera Stark), A Raisin in the Sun (Ruth Younger, City Paper Best Actress Award), Two Rooms (Lanie), Doubt (Mrs. Muller), Gem of the Ocean (Black Mary, City Paper Best Actress Award), Much Ado About Nothing (Ursula/Sexton), Yellowman (Alma), Light Up the Sky (Nan Lowell); Woolly Mammoth (also resident company member): Marie Antoinette (Polignac/Mrs. Sauce), The Totalitarians (Francine Jefferson), We are Proud to Present…(Black Woman/Actor 6, Helen Hayes Nomination), The Convert, (Prudence, Helen Hayes Award), Clybourne Park,(Francine/Lena, Helen Hayes Nomination), Eclipsed (Rita), The Unmentionables (Aunty Mimi), The Velvet Sky (Margaret Little), Starving (Rosetta); Arena Stage: Love in Afghanistan (Desiree); Hangar Theatre: Piano Lesson (Berniece); Round House Theatre: Next Fall (Holly), Wrinkle In Time (Mother/Mrs. Who); Baltimore Shakespeare Festival: Taming of the Shrew (Kate); True Colors Theatre: Flyin’ West (Fannie Dove); The Kennedy Center:  Shear Madness (Barbara DeMarco), Unleashed…(various characters), Mermaids… (various characters);  African Continuum Theatre:  Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Martha Loomis); Rep Stage:  Butterfingers Angel…(Tree), Anna Lucasta (Stella), Imagination Stage: Charlotte’s Web (Charlotte). TV/Film: HBO’s The Wire. HBO’s VEEP, PBS’ Prince Among Slaves.  Education: MFA from The Shakespeare Theatre’s Academy for Classical Acting (GWU), BA University of Virginia, Royal National Theatre Studio Summer Program.  Private Coach Vera Katz.

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