Billie Jo Konze

Last updated

May 15, 2018
 

Billie Jo’s current news

Writing two plays and two short screenplays. Welcome, 2018!

Biography

Billie Jo is a voice, stage and on-camera actor and writer. In the Twin Cities, Billie Jo has performed with the Guthrie Theater, the Illusion Theater, Old Log Theatre, Actors Theater of MN, Minneapolis Musical Theater, Workhouse Theater, Urban Samurai, 20% Theatre, Teatro del Pueblo, Theatre Unbound, and Chameleon Theatre, among others.  For the latest news from Billie Jo, please go to www.billiejokonze.com.

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Résumé

THEATRE               

Unsung                                     Jackie                      Sidekick Theater

Evil Twin                                   The Good One         Self-produced

Cinderella                                 Wicked Stepsister    Old Log Theatre   

Crimes of the Heart                  Chick                        Bloomington Civic Theatre

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof               Maggie                     Lyric Arts Theatre 

Eurydice                                    Eurydice                  Chameleon Theatre Circle

Guys and Dolls                         Hot Box Girl             Rooftop Theatre Company

The Who’s Tommy                   Ensemble                 Pioneer Place 

Les Liaisons Dangereuses      Madame de Tourvel  Urban Samurai

The Underpants                       Louise                       Chameleon Theatre Circle

The Deep Dark                        Kara Fuller                 Twin Cities Horror Festival

Hauptmann                             Anna Hauptmann       Candid Theater Co.

Uncle                                      Solo performance       N1 Theatre (NYC)

Three by Moritz                      Multiple Roles             N1 Theatre (Vermont)

Mame                                    Sally Cato/Ensemble   Minneapolis Musical Theatre

Flanagan’s Wake                  Fiona Finn                    Actors Theater of Minnesota

Cirque de Guerre                 S(weeping) Mother       The Illusion Theater

 

READINGS/WORKSHOPS

Illusion Theater (My Antonia, Father Joy); The Playwrights Center (Two Hands on the Plough, From the Silence); Theatre Unbound

 

EDUCATION

BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Minnesota

 

TRAINING

The Guthrie Theater, Actor’s Workout Raye Birk (current member)

The Cabaret Conference at Yale, Cabaret Performance Technique Erv Raible, Sally Mayes, Sharon McNight, Rita Gardner, Julie Wilson, Jason Graae, etc.

Shakespeare and Company, Weekend Intensive Dave Demke

The Guthrie Theater, Master Class Workshop Session Joe Dowling

The Guthrie Theater, Audition Workshop John Miller-Stephany

The Guthrie Theater, Cabaret Performance Peggy O’Connell & David Lohmann

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, Performance Training Classes Michelle Barber & Heidi Spesard-Noble

Brave New Institute, Performance Track Improv, Levels 1-4 John Haynes, Mike Fotis, Lauren Anderson, & Katy McEwen

Acting Workshops and Master Classes with Thomas Prattki (movement), Andrew Wade (Shakespeare), Jon Ferguson (clowning), Kari Margolis (Margolis Method), Lucinda Holshue (Roy Hart) and Jane Brody (cold read and monologue auditioning)

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