Anna Sundberg

Last updated

July 16, 2016
 

Biography

Since moving to the Twin Cities in 2006, Anna has acted with the Guthrie Theater, Children's Theatre Company, The Jungle Theater, Ten Thousand Things, Girl Friday Productions, Frank Theatre, Illusion Theater, Theater Latte Da, Walking Shadow, The Playwrights' Center, Great River Shakespeare Festival, Joking Envelope, Alan Berks & Company, Park Square Theatre, Workhaus Collective, New Theatre Group, Gremlin Theatre, Theatre Unbound, and Theatre in the Round. She has also performed at Bryant-Lake Bowl, Patrick's Cabaret, Red Eye Theater, The Southern Theater, Minnesota History Center, Rogue Buddha Gallery, the Soap Factory, Fallout Urban Arts Center, and Walker Art Center.

Résumé

UPCOMING: Constellations (Marianne), The Jungle Theater, dir. Gary Gisselman

TELEVISION: Fargo--Episode 3: "A Muddy Road" (Patty Knicklebocker), Fargo Alberta Productions Inc., dir. Randall Einhorn

PREVIOUS THEATER: Henry IV Part One (Hotspur), Ten Thousand Things, dir. Michelle Hensley

You Can't Take It With You (Alice), The Jungle Theater, dir. Gary Gisselman

For The Loyal (Mia), Illusion Theater, dir. Michael Robins

Romeo & Juliet (Juliet), Ten Thousand Things, dir. Peter Rothstein

The Heiress (Marian Almond), The Jungle Theater, dir. Bain Boehlke

Detroit (Sharon), The Jungle Theater, dir. Joel Sass

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Lysander, Quince, Peaseblossom), Ten Thousand Things, dir. Michelle Hensley 

Pride and Prejudice (Miss Caroline Bingley), Guthrie Theater, dir. Joe Dowling

Venus in Fur (Vanda), The Jungle Theater, dir. Joel Sass

Tales from Hollywood (Helene Weigel), Guthrie Theater, dir. Ethan McSweeny

Nightmare Without Pants (Felicia), Joking Envelope-Minnesota Fringe Festival 2012, dir. Joseph Scrimshaw

Doubt, A Parable (Sister James), Park Square Theatre/Theatre L'Homme Dieu, dir. Craig Johnson

Beautiful Thing (Leah), Theatre Latte Da, dir. Jeremy B. Cohen 

Flesh and the Desert by Carson Kreitzer (Slot Machine, Girl, Hooker, Josie, Various Showgirls), Workhaus Collective, dir. Ben McGovern

After Miss Julie (Miss Julie), Gremlin Theatre, dir. Leah Cooper

Tinker to Evers to Chance by Mat Smart (Lauren), PlayLabs Festival 2011 at The Playwrights' Center, dir. Jeremy B. Cohen

reasons to be pretty (Steph), Walking Shadow Theatre Company presented by the Guthrie Theater in the Dowling Studio, dir. Amy Rummenie

Street Scene (Rose), Girl Friday Productions, dir. Craig Johnson

Holocaust Witness: The Legacy of Anne Frank (Anne Frank), The Jungle Theater, dir. Bain Boehlke

Sexy Librarian: File Under Rock Musical (Constance, The Sexy Librarian), Joking Envelope, dir. Joseph Scrimshaw

Cabaret (Texas/"Two Ladies"), Frank Theatre, dir. Wendy Knox

Compound/Complex (Candy), Brouhaha Comedy Festival at The Southern Theater, dir. Brian Balcom

Robin Hood (Maid Marian/Much), Children's Theatre Company, dir. Greg Banks

#Ringtone (Rose), Minnesota Fringe Festival 2010, dir. Alan Berks

The Transdimensional Couriers Union (Renee Goddard), Walking Shadow, dir. John Heimbuch

Safe as Houses (Angie), Joking Envelope, dir. Tom Poole

Rock 'n' Roll (Pupil), Park Square Theatre, dir. Mary Finnerty

Some Girl(s) (Tyler), Walking Shadow, dir. Brian Balcom

Much Ado About Nothing (Hero), Theatre in the Round, dir. Craig Johnson

The Skin of Our Teeth (Gladys), Girl Friday Productions, dir. Ben McGovern

Ringtone (the Girl--or Rose), dir. Alan Berks

Julius Caesar (Cassius), Great River Shakespeare Festival, dir. Rick Barbour

Macbeth (u/s Witches 1 & 3), Great River Shakespeare Festival, dir. Doug Scholz-Carlson

A Christmas Carol (Londoner), Guthrie Theater, dir. Gary Gisselman

EDUCATION:  St. Olaf College, B.A. Theatre. Internships: Great River Shakespeare Festival Acting Apprenticeship 2007; The Court Theatre (Christchurch, New Zealand) Intern 2005-2006. Workshops: A.C.T. Classical Intensive Summer 2008; Actor's Workout with Raye Birk; Language and Lecoq with Barbra Berlovitz; Storytelling with Kevin Kling; Shakespeare with Andrew Wade.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:  Stage Combat (have performed rapiers, daggers, Eskrima/Filipino stick fighting, and unarmed), Piano (twelve years training), Ballet (six years training), Movement and Dance, Advanced Yoga, Dialects, Cartwheels (traditional and one-handed), Puppetry, Splits, Headstands, Studied French, Smoking, Licensed Driver

AWARDS:  *Lavender Magazine's "Best Classical Performance 2015" for her portrayal of Hotspur in Ten Thousand Things' Henry IV Part One

*Minneapolis Star Tribune's Best of MN 2013: "Best Actor Under 30"

*2012 "Best Actress" Mpls/St. Paul Magazine

*2011 Ivey Award for Emerging Artist

*Minnesota Monthly's "Artists We Love" Fall 2011: "Anna Sundberg...may be the most versatile new face in local theater: sweet, sexy, unafraid of pratfalls, and a strong singer to boot—you smile when she’s onstage."

*Cherry and Spoon's 3 Favorite Artists of 2011 (alongside Bradley Greenwald and Peter Rothstein)

 

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