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Cindy Gold

Cindy Gold

An active member of AEA and SAG, Cindy Gold has worked off-Broadway in New York and regionally at Cape Rep Theatre in Cape Cod, Massachusetts; Madison Repertory Theatre and the Peninsula Players in Wisconsin; Shakespeare Sedona in Arizona; the Alabama Shakespeare Festival; the Boston Shakespeare Company; and several professional improvisation groups, most notably Mental Floss in Miami and the Next Move in Boston. She’ll appear in the new TNT series, Leverage this season, and has appeared on Miami Vice and The Guiding Light, as well as a number of national commercials for television and radio. She has directed at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble in Chicago, The Coconut Grove Playhouse Summer Conservatory in Miami, The Lyric Stage in Boston, The Festival of Southern Theatre in Mississippi, and the 13th Street Theatre in New York City, among others.

At Northwestern, Gold directed the world premiere of Joyce Carol Oates’ The Passion of Henry David Thoreau, as well as The Beaux’ Stratagem and Much Ado About Nothing. Gold works regularly as an actress, recently performing with Moises Kaufman and the Tectonic Theatre Project’s newest play, 33 Variations, as Mrs. Bennet in Northlight Theatre’s Pride and Prejudice and in Jewtopia at the Mercury. She played Gertrude Stein in Frank Galati and Stephen Flaherty’s new musical adaptation of Loving Repeating at the MCA in Chicago.

Other acting credits include The Misanthrope at Next Theatre (where she is an Artistic Associate), Blithe Spirit at Madison Repertory Theatre, The Glamour House at Victory Gardens Theatre, and Desire Under the Elms, a co-production with Chicago’s Court Theatre and Freedom Theatre in Philadelphia. Dialect coaching in Chicago includes Griffin Theatre, The Court, The Lyric Opera (where she worked with director Robert Altman and composer William Balcom on their adaptation of Altman’s A Wedding), Timeline, Northlight, Famous Door, Rivendell, and Shattered Globe Theaters.


MFAPerformance, Professional Actor Training Program, Alabama Shakespeare Festival
BFAActing, Boston University

Recent Honors

2011Clarence Simon Award for Teaching and Mentoring
2006Best Actress for Loving Repeating, Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Awards


243-1,2,3Acting I: Principles of Characterization
341-1,2,3Acting II: Analysis and Performance
349-1,2,3Acting III: Problems in Style