Anna Sundberg

Last updated

August 19, 2021


Anna is a NYC-based actor, currently living in Brooklyn, who hails from Minneapolis.  In the Twin Cities, 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, 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.


UPCOMING: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Maggie the Cat), Virginia Stage Company, dir. Khanisha Foster

TELEVISION: Fargo--Episode 3: "A Muddy Road" (Guest Star - Patty Knicklebocker), FX, dir. Randall Einhorn

Theater People--Season 3 (Co-Star - Dee), Seeka TV, dir. Matthew G. Anderson 

FILM: I Am Not A Serial Killer (Co-Star - Lauren Bacall Cleaver), IFC Midnight, dir. Billy O'Brien

Farmer of the Year (Co-Star - Young Woman), Yellow House Films, dir. Vince O'Connell and Kathy Swanson

NYC: The Comedian's Tragedy (Cleon), Access Theater/Producer Matt Amendt, dir. Bill McCallum

NYC WORKSHOPS & READINGS:  The Way of the World (Mrs. Marwood), Roundabout Theatre Company, dir. Jessie Austrian  

Bewilderness (Woodchuck/A Doctor), Fiasco Theater, dir. Noah Brody 

Uncle Vanya (Sonya), Fiaso Theater, dir. Jessie Austrian

The Feast (Waitress) by Deborah Stein, Playwrights Horizons, dir. Adam Greenfield 

The Feast (Waitress) bu Deborah Stein, Playwrights Horizons, dir. Morgan Green

REGIONAL:  Disgraced (Emily), Virginia Stage Company, dir. Khanisha Foster

Shakespeare In Love (Viola de Lesseps), Great River Shakespeare Festival, dir. Doug Scholz-Carlson

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Titiania/Hippolyta), Great River Shakespeare Festival, dir. Beth Gardiner

Venus In Fur (Vanda), Great River Shakespeare Festival, dir. Jess Shoemaker

Dark Creation: The Mary Shelley Project (Mary Shelley), Greenhouse Theatre Project, dir. Elizabeth Braaten Palmieri

Big Love (Lydia), Greenhouse Theatre Project, dir. Elizabeth Braaten Palmieri 

Our Town (Emily), Greenhouse Theatre Project, dir. Elizabeth Braaten Palmieri & Carrie Winship

MINNEAPOLIS/ST.PAUL:  Constellations (Marianne), The Jungle Theater, dir. Gary Gisselman

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 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; Great River Shakespeare Festival Acting Apprenticeship; Internship at The Court Theatre (Christchurch, New Zealand); A.C.T. Classical Summer Intensive; Actor's Workout with Raye Birk; Language and Lecoq with Barbra Berlovitz; Storytelling with Kevin Kling; Shakespeare with Andrew Wade; Auditioning with Lisa Donadio and Erica Jensen; New Play Development with Jessica Hecht and Betsy Aidem

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, Avid Whittler

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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