FRANCES CHEWNING - AEA, - SAG-AFTRA

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Represented by:

Affinity Artists Agency (CA) (323) 525-0577 Equity, SAG-AFTRA, Theatrical

BBR Commercial Only (Brady, Brannon & Rich) (CA) (323) 852-9559 Commercial, Print

Vaxed to the Max

Film

Takeout Night*

Lead (nice woman who has HAD IT)

dir: Duncan Birmingham

#Lake Hollywood*

Lead (cheerful, lovable, vulnerable)

dir: Rachel Sondag

Neo-Noir*

Lead (1950's, ruthless, secretive)

dir: Chase Palmer

Fameily: The ERBA Story

Lead/Writer (w/ Joe LoTruglio)

dir: Jeff Maksym

Natalie Bonn

Lead

dir: Nathan Silver

Dirt Eater

Lead

dir. Colleen Nowers | NYU

Exterminator*

Supporting

dir: Duncan Birmingham

Only Humans*

Supporting

dir: Vanessa Knutsen

Be Good For Rachel*

Supporting

dir: Ed Roe

The Exquisite Corpse Project*

Supporting

dir. Ben Popik

* FILM FESTIVALS:

AFI, SUNDANCE, NYFF, NAPA,

AUSTIN, FILMQUEST, SANTA CRUZ

Television & New Media

Cafe Bhojana (Pilot)

Co-Star

FOX | Abominable Pictures

Maniac (Pilot)*

Series Regular

Webseries

The Mimi & Flo Show

Series Regular/Writer

Webseries (2.5 million hits)

eWhat?

Series Regular

B Plus Videos

*Winner AT&T Shape-a-Thon

Comedy: Musical, Improv, & Sketch

I Totally Know What You Did Last Donna Summer

Supporting (w/ Drew Droege)

Cavern Club Theater (LA)

Prairie-Oke!

Supporting (w/ Melanie Hutsell)

Cavern Club Theater (LA)

Are You There God? It's Me Karen Carpenter.

Supporting (w/ Drew Droege)

The Hudson (LA)

The Hometown Improv Show

Host Team (Flash Garden)

The Clubhouse (LA)

Murder in Beaver Brook

Lead & Writer

Upright Citizens Brigade (LA)

Rob Belushi & Friends

Guest Improviser

The Second City (LA)

Mimi & Flo Go Live!

Lead & Writer

Comix New York

Mimi & Flo Go Live ... Again!

Lead & Writer

Comix New York

Theatre

A Void*

Supporting (w/ Timm Sharp, Mary Holland)

Hollywood Fringe Festival (LA)

A Tough Line*

Lead/Co-Writer

BAMcafe & Whitney Museum (NYC)

A Taste of Lime*

Lead

Electric Pear (NYC)

Playing House

Lead

HERE Arts Center (NYC)

This is Not a Torture or an Engine

Lead

The Lark (NYC)

The Cardiac Shadow

Lead

Culture Project (NYC)

Blues for Mister Charlie

Jo (Lead)

Turtle Shell Productions (NYC)

Hamlet

Ophelia

The Producer's Club II (NYC)

Animals & Plants*

Lead

A.R.T. (Boston)

3 Farces & a Funeral

Supporting

A.R.T. (Boston)

*World Premiere

Education & Training

Harvard / Moscow Art Theatre

MFA - Acting

Scott Zigler & Faculty

Lawrence University

BA - Philosophy

Graduated cum laude

Lawrence U. Music Conservatory

Voice

Joanne Bozeman

UCB - Los Angeles

Longform Improv

Levels 1-4 (core program)

Lesly Kahn & Co.

Comedy Intensive & Ongoing

Lesly Kahn & Faculty

Classical Productions NYC

Shakespeare

Randall Duk Kum & Anne O.

Commercials

National Campaigns

Conflicts upon Request

Notable Directors:

Autumn de Wilde

Mike Ahern & Enda Loughman

Sergio Cilli

Think Judy Greer, Tilda Swinton, and Riki Lindhome. Film credits include official selections at AFI Fest, Sundance, and NYFF. Performed improv and sketch at UCB, The Second City, Comix Comedy Club, and The Clubhouse. On stage she’s played everything from Shakespeare to world premieres in NYC, LA, and Regional. Her current non-acting obsessions are her new baby, playing Cat Stevens on the piano, and California native plants. LOS ANGELES BASED. LOCAL HIRE: NYC, ATLANTA, PORTLAND, CHICAGO, ALBUQUERQUE, AUSTIN.

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'9"

Weight: 125 lbs

Eyes: Blue

Hair Color: Blonde

Hair Length: Shoulder Length

 

COMEDY/IMPROV, Conversational French, SHAKESPEARE, SINGING, Bowling, Equestrian - English, Equestrian - Western, Martial Arts - Tai Chi, Yoga, Cello, Guitar Bass, Improvisation, Orchestral String Instruments, Piano, Singer, Vocal Range: Soprano, Vocal Style: Legit, American - Minnesota Accent, American - New York Accent, American - Southern Accent, American - Standard/General Accent, British - BBC English Accent, Danish Accent, German Accent, Irish Accent, Russian Accent, Scandinavian Accent