Celia Madeoy

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Celia Madeoy (Madame de la Grande Bouche, u/s Mrs. Potts). This year marks Celia’s tenth year performing with Syracuse Stage and the Syracuse University Department of Drama. Past performances include Deb in Elf The Musical (SALT Award nominee), Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins, Guido’s Mother in Nine, Adult Woman in Spring Awakening, Frances Flute/Thisbe in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mrs. Dubose in To Kill a Mockingbird, Aunt Ev in The Miracle Worker, and Mrs. Fezziwig in A Christmas Carol. Celia just performed as Penny in You Can’t Take It With You at Hangar Theatre’s Big Play Festival, and originated the role of Flo in the North American World Premiere of Saturday Night Fever at The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival. She has also performed in three Edinburgh Festival Fringe world premieres, To Chekhov With Love, Who Killed Pablo Neruda?, and A Scarlet Letter. She’s acted in almost all of Shakespeare’s canon with The  Shakespeare Theatre Company, Folger Theatre, Shakespeare & Company, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, and the American Shakespeare Center where she performed at the Blackfriars Playhouse with resident company as Lady Macbeth, Emilia in Othello, and Phoebe in As You Like It. Celia also played Kate and Petruchio in separate productions of The Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare & Company, and was named most outstanding actress of the Berkshires in both roles. Internationally, she has worked alongside distinguished directors and voice teachers of the Royal Shakespeare Company, British American Drama Academy, Canadian National Voice Intensive, Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. Celia received her M.F.A. in Acting from The Theatre School Conservatory at DePaul University in Chicago.


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