Bonni Allen

Last updated

June 26, 2017
 

Biography

Up next:

"Idiot's Delight" by Robert E. Sherwood directed by Craig Johnson with Girl Friday Productions June 29-July 23, 2017 on the Andy Boss Stage at Park Square Theatre http://www.girlfridayproductions.org/single-post/2016/10/02/Greed-Idealism-Love

Read this feature by Chris Hewitt in the Saint Paul Pioneer Press about Bonni's upcoming production "Idiot's Delight" and her business as a headshot photographer in the MPLS/St. Paul area: http://www.twincities.com/2017/06/26/theater-double-exposure-bonni-allen-is-an-actor-and-a-photographer/

"History On a Schtick" with the MN History Center performs in the Schilling Amphitheater at the MN State Fair daily at 9:30 and 10:30am August 25-September 4. Directed by Beth Gilliland. Starring Bonni Allen, Aimee K. Bryant, Kevin Dutcher, Jim Robinson and Kory LaQuess Pullam.  In our third consecutive year. http://www.mnhs.org/event/3179

Ongoing: McRooney Entertainment provides top quality writing, directing, acting, teaching, and touring theatrical production to schools in MN and Wisconsin. http://www.mcrooneyentertainment.com

"Sam's Son": The world premiere of Theater for the Thirsty's newest musical! A prohibition-era bluegrass musical inspired by the story of Samson at Art House North.  October 6th–October 28th  http://www.bucketbrigadetheater.com/shows/

"It's a Wonderful Life Radio Play" at the Saint Paul Hotel -- third year.  December showdates will be posted in August. https://www.saintpaulhotel.com/news__events/hotel_happenings/its_a_wonderful_life/

 

Ongoing:  

VOICE DEMO: http://www.voicebank.net/cabinet/agencyfolder.do?path=/1705/cabinet/publicaudio/Women+Commercial

Bonni lives in Minneapolis where she makes her living as a performer and musician on stage and doing commercial, film, voice-over, and puppeteering work.  Select local credits include:  Avenue Q., Learn To Be Latina, Barbecue, Go Ask Alice and Because at Mixed Blood, Disenchanted and Only One Sophie at Illusion Theater, Love, Loss, and What I Wore (National Tour) with Troupe America, The Christians with Walking Shadow, My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding with MN Jewish Theatre, The Pavilion and Fair Game at Yellow Tree Theater, Beyond the Rainbow, Sisters of Swing, and Christmas of Swing with The History Theater, A Piece of My Heart with Theater Unbound.  She is also head photographer at Bonni Allen Photography. http://bonniallen.wix.com/bonni-allen-photography

Résumé

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1978933/

Non-Union
[email protected]  |  651-216-2802
Height: 5’2” Weight: 130, Hair: Dark Blond, Eyes: Green, Suit: 6P Pants: 6P Shoe: 5

 

THEATER (Live)

Barbecue - Marie - Mixed Blood

Love, Loss, and What I Wore - National Tour with Troupe America 

Avenue Q  -  Kate Monster and Lucy T. Slut  -  Mixed Blood

The Christians - Elizabeth the Pastor's Wife - Walking Shadow in association with Mixed Blood

Idiot's Delight - Shirley Laughlin - Girl Friday Productions 

Learn to Be Latina  -  Jill  -  Mixed Blood

Disenchanted  -  Cinderella  -  Illusion Theater

A Piece of My Heart  -  Mary Jo  -  Theater Unbound

Only One Sophie - Linda - Illusion Theater (World Premier)

The Pavilion  -  Kari  -  Yellow Tree Theater

The Savannah Sipping Society - Jinx Jenkins - Old Log Theater

Because: A Play About People in Crisis  - Mixed Blood

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Writer of the Frontier - History Comes to Life (2 years)

My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding  -  Michelle  -  Minnesota Jewish Theater

Ward 57  -  Lydia Whitrock  -  Florida Stage

Beyond the Rainbow  -  Judy Garland  -  Theatre L’ Homme Dieu

Sisters of Swing: multiple productions  -  Maxene Andrews  -  History Theatre @ TLHD etc.

It's a Wonderful Life Radio Play - All the women but Mary - St. Paul Hotel -- (3 years)

Go Ask Alice - Multiple - Mixed Blood

Bush is Bad  -  Ann Coulter, Condi Rice, etc.  -  Old Arizona

Don’t Hug Me Series (10 consecutive years)  -  Clara  -  Hennepin Theater Trust/Tours
Tony & Tina’s Wedding  -  Celeste Romano/Keyboard  -  Actors’ Theater of Minnesota
Fair Game  -  Desi Dickson  -  Yellow Tree Theater
Boeing Boeing  -  Gabriella  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The Full Monty  -  Vicki Nichols  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Gypsy  -  Tessie Tura  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The Spitfire Grill  -  Shelby  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse
25th Annual Putnam Co. Spelling Bee  -  Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The Ultimate Pajama Party  -  Bonni  -  The Lab Theater

FILM/TV

Theater People - (TV Series) - Principle -  "The Bravo! Company" - MetaSynthesis

FilmsThe Choo Choo Bob Show - (TV series) - Office Worker - "Business is Good"

Midnight Chronicles  -  Principle  -  Landroval Studios

Draft Day - (Short) - Principle

The Horrible Flowers  -  Principle  -  Freak Beat Inc.
The Wazoo Show  -  Principle  -  Walden Enterprises
“Thank You For . . .”  -  Principle  -  Five Penn Films
Stimulus  -  Principle  -  Jason Schumacher
Sucker Lake Park  -  Principle  -  Collision Pictures
Rock House  -  Day Player  -  Bradford Productions
Three Shades of Sable  -  Principle  -  Intensity Media / Obstacle 7 Films
Factotum  -  Extra  -  Icon Entertainment

INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL
iCarly  -  Activision/Nickelodeon  -  Principle/National
Radisson Hotels and Resorts  -  Bolin  -  Principle/National
World Poker Tour  -  Lakes Entertainment  -  Principle/International
Great Clips  -  Robert Medcraft Productions, Inc.  -  Principle/National
America Online/Kids Online  -  Screenscape Studios  -  Principle/Web
Culvers  -  Drive Thru Productions  -  Extra/National
Shop NBC  -  Shop NBC  -  Principle/Regional
Best Buy  -  Yellow Tag/Tag TV  -  Multiple Shoots Principle
Hom Furniture  -  Hometime  -  Principle
Quit Plan  -  Odney  -  Principle
Target  -  Media Loft  -  Multiple shoots Principle
Kohl’s Department Store  -  Kohl’s In-house  -  Principle
Lifetouch National School Studios  -  Lifetouch National School Studios  -  Principle
General Mills  -  General Mills  -  Multiple Shoots Principle                                                                                         3M - A2F Pictures - Principle

Voiceover: Subway, Delta, Target, Best Buy, 3M, General Mills, Exxon Mobile (classified), United Health Care, Mall of America, Virtua, PHS West, and many many more

PRINT
Quit Plan  -  Bus Wraps, Web, etc  -  Odney
Simply Potatoes  -  Magazine  -  Curtis Johnson
Peerless/Delta  -  Unknown  -  Peerless
Wenger Corporation  -  Catalogue  -  Wenger

SPECIAL ABILITIES
26 Years Theater Experience  |  Improv artist “Spontaneous Productions” Improv Troupe  |  Accomplished Pianist  |  Accomplished Vocalist  |  Basic Guitar, Flute, and Organ  |  Professional Swing Dancer/Aerialist with “TC Swing Cats”  |  Figure/Puppet Skills  |  Can burp and cry on command  |  Teleprompt  |  Ear Prompt  |  Extensive VO Work

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