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Karen Kähler
SAG Eligible

E-mail: karen@karenkahler.com
(323) 791-0386


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CURRENT PROJECTS

Upcoming Appearances:
Mrs. Prynne in DA
Sierra Madre Playhouse
87 West Sierra Madre Boulevard, Sierra Madre
March 12-April 17, Fridays & Saturdays 8 p.m., Sundays 2:30 p.m.
Reservations and information: (626) 355-4318
Online ticketing: www.sierramadreplayhouse.com

Festival Screenings:
THE MAGICIAN
AFI short film
Competing in the 2010 European Independent Film Festival

In Post-production:
THE HOLLYWOOD SET
Independent short film

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Height: 5'7"
Weight: 118 lbs.
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown

FILM Click on link to access video

  Hatter Lead NYFA
  The Magician Lead AFI
  The Hollywood Set Lead Dir. Michael Patrick Breen
  The Trial Supporting Art Center
  Stem Supporting Iqbal Ahmed
  The Isolationist Featured Chapman University
  Murder in the West Lead Brooks Institute, Ventura
  Winky Featured Chapman University
  Face Lead USC
  Our Own Lead USC
  Necrosis Supporting UCSB
  Duplex Dance Double Dir. Danny DeVito
  Bound for Destiny Lead Dir. Anand Varma

TELEVISION Click on links to access media clip

  True Tales of Terror (pilot) Supporting Dir. Nick Copus
  Davenport University promos VO Prod. Dog & Pony Comm.
  In This House Supporting/VO Dir. David Gates

INTERNET/NEW MEDIA Click on links to access media clip

  Love Poem (PSA) Supporting Dir. Dave Barton
  Talk of the Town (music video) Supporting Dir. Jason Argyropoulos
  Sam Has 7 Friends Guest Star Dir. Ryan Wise
  ChoralNet audio podcast pilot host Dir. Robert Parker

THEATER Click on links for production photos

  The Importance of Being Earnest Miss Prism The People's Theater
  Mourning Song Mamai dir. Gary Lamb
  The Sugar Bean Sisters Miss Videllia Sparks Sierra Madre Playhouse
  Studio 1954 Virginia AOTB/dir. Bryan Santiago
  The Crucible Ann Putnam/Goody Good Rude Guerrilla Theater Co.
  Hotel Tonic (scene from Machinal) Mother AOTB/dir. Bryan Santiago
  The Government Inspector (reading) Anna Andreyevna ICAP/dir. Frank Dwyer
  Faust Archangel, ensemble Cal State LA
  The Odd Couple Gwendolyn Pigeon benefit; dir. Lynn DeYoung
  Landscape of Dreams in Seven Movements Julie ICAP/dir. Elizabeth Huffman
  In the Absence of Angels Edith WriteAct Rep
  Engaged (staged reading) Parker ICAP/dir. Mark Bramhall
  The Bacchae (staged reading) Agave ICAP/dir. Stuart Howard
  As You Like It Rosalind TACIT
  The Sacred Geometry of S&M Porn Squeak Rude Guerrilla Theater Co.
  The Tempest Gonzala Morgan-Wixson Theatre
  Romeo and Juliet* Lady Montague Kingsmen Shakespeare
  The Misanthrope Arsinoé TACIT
  Kerry Records' Irish Variety Concert series video ensemble dancer So. CA touring production
  Dancing at Lughnasa Kate Long Beach Playhouse
  Fire on the Water Aunt Ciara/Mr. Margarita Gene Bua Theatre
  Macbeth First Witch TACIT
  Sweeney Todd (C.G. Bond) Tobias Ragg TACIT
  Twelfth Night* Feste TACIT
  Double Infidelity (La Double Inconstance)* Flaminia TACIT
  Love's Labours Lost* Rosaline TACIT
  The Notebook of Trigorin Arkadina TACIT
  Six Characters in Search of an Author The Mother TACIT
  Othello* Bianca TACIT
  Hedda Gabler Hedda TACIT
  The Merchant of Venice Portia TACIT
  The Trojan Women Kassandra TACIT
  Richard III Lady Anne TACIT
  Echoes from Antiquity Ismene, Medea Greek Fest
  Sure Thing Betty Off Ramp Theatre
  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Honey Theatre-by-the-Sea
  Godspell Shopping Cart Lady Grace Players
  The Drunkard Agnes Grace Players
  The Shadow of a Gunman Minnie Powell Celtic Arts Center
  Translations Sarah Celtic Arts Center
  Bloomsday (dir. Fionnula Flannigan) Celtic Goddess Celtic Arts Center
  1593: The Devil's Due Envy Tujunga Playhouse
  Murder Mystery Series (Improvisational) Biscotti & Books Cafe
*choreographer

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Dance: Swing, Cajun, contra, and other social and folk dance
            Traditional Irish; company member, Martin Morrisey Irish Dancers,
            Los Angeles Irish Set Dancers
            Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, & Victorian-era dance; company member, Danzando
Dialects: Irish, Scots, British, regional American dialects
Languages: conversational French and German, rudimentary Japanese and Irish
Singing: low alto (folk/belt); second soprano (classical)
Other professional skills: Seismic analyst; California Registered Geologist

TRAINING

  Yale University, BA (Geology)
  Acting: Ellen Geer; Armin Shimerman; Susan Angelo; John Harnagel; Elizabeth Huffman/ICAP
Stage Combat (basic): Stuart Rogers
Dance: Martin Morrisey, Michael Breen (Irish); Lizbeth Langston (historical); Anne T. Curran (modern)
Singing: Ginger Berglund, Benita Scheckel
Voiceover: Nancy Wolfson
Suzuki Acting Method: Antony Sandoval, Natsumi Sugiyama
Taiko Drumming: Yuta Kato