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Elyse Edelman

By Scott Haden

Elyse is a proud Milwaukee-based actor and theater educator. Elyse’s professional Wisconsin acting credits include multiple productions with Forward Theater Company, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Renaissance Theaterworks, In Tandem Theatre, First Stage, Door Shakespeare, Ruach Inc., American Players Theatre, and the Milwaukee Repertory Theater. Some other regional theater credits include The Guthrie, Park Square Theatre, Minnesota Shakespeare Company, People’s Centre Theatre (Minneapolis/St. Paul), Utah Shakespeare Festival (Cedar City), Chicago Children’s Theatre, The Accidents (Chicago), and Riverside Theatre in the Park (Iowa City). As a teaching artist, she has developed curriculum for many professional theaters, schools, and youth correctional facilities. This includes serving as Director of Camp Will, Door Shakespeare’s summer theater program, and on the faculty for First Stage Milwaukee’s Young Company. Training: University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor’s Training Program. London International School of Performing Arts.