FRANCES CHEWNING - AEA, - SAG-AFTRA

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Represented by:

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

L.A. Talent Adult (CA) (323) 436-7777 Equity, SAG-AFTRA, Theatrical

Vaxxed to the Max

TV / New Media

MORE MORE MORE (Chippendales Story)

Guest Star (Sally Jessy Raphael)

Hulu | Dir. Nisha Ganatra

Cafe Bhojana (Pilot)

Recurring

FOX | Abominable Pictures

Maniac (Pilot)*

Series Regular

Webseries

The Mimi & Flo Show

Series Regular / Writer

Webseries (2.5 million hits)

B Plus Videos

Series Regular / Writer

Sketch Webseries

*Winner AT&T Shape-a-Thon

Film

Takeout Night*

LEAD (had-it-up-to-here neighbor)

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 Thesis

Only Humans*

SUPPORTING

dir: Vanessa Knutsen

Exterminator*

SUPPORTING

dir: Duncan Birmingham

The Exquisite Corpse Project*

SUPPORTING

dir. Ben Popik|Splitsider

Be Good For Rachel*

SUPPORTING

dir: Ed Roe

Zombie Bounty Hunter M.D.*

SUPPORTING

dir. Pirooz Kalayeh

* Official Selections & Winners:

Sundance, AFI, NYFF, Austin, Napa,

SF Sketchfest, Santa Cruz

Comedy: Improv, Sketch, & Musical

Murder in Beaver Brook

LEAD & WRITER (w/ George Basil)

Upright Citizens Brigade (LA)

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 (8 years)

The Clubhouse (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/ Mary Holland)

Hollywood Fringe Festival (LA)

A Tough Line*

LEAD & CO-WRITER

BAMcafe & Whitney Museum (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

Turtle Shell Productions (NYC)

Hamlet

OPHELIA

The Producer's Club II (NYC)

The Fulling Block (staged reading)

LEAD

New York Theatre Workshop

A Taste of Lime*

LEAD

Electric Pear (NYC)

Animals & Plants*

LEAD

A.R.T. (Boston)

Chekhov's 3 Farces & a Funeral

SUPPORTING

A.R.T. (Boston)

The Maids

SOLANGE

The Market (Boston)

The World is Wet and Bright*

CHORUS

Royal Danish Theatre (Copen.)

*World Premiere

**Winner! Encore Producer's Award

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

Longform Improv

101 - 401 (core program)

Lesly Kahn & Co.

Comedy Intensive & Ongoing

Lesly Kahn & Faculty

Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts

Summer Shakespeare Program

Lorna Marshall & Faculty

Classical Productions NYC

Shakespeare

Randall Duk Kum & Anne O.

Alexander Technique for Performers

Alexander Technique

Jennifer Schultz & Nick George

Commercials

National Campaigns

Conflicts upon Request

Notable Directors:

Autumn de Wilde

Mike Ahern & Enda Loughman

Sergio Cilli

Think Judy Greer, Tilda Swinton, & today's Teri Garr. MFA - Harvard. Film credits include official selections at AFI Fest, Sundance, and NYFF. Improv and sketch at UCB, The Second City, and Comix Comedy Club (headliner). Created one of the first viral videos, "Same Dude." Extensive NYC & LA stage experience from Shakespeare to parody. Current non-acting obsessions are her 1-year-old, playing Cat Stevens on the piano, and California native plants. LOS ANGELES BASED. LOCAL HIRE: NYC, ATLANTA, PORTLAND, CHICAGO.

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'8"

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