Billie Jo’s current news
Writing two plays and two short screenplays. Welcome, 2018!
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.
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
Illusion Theater (My Antonia, Father Joy); The Playwrights Center (Two Hands on the Plough, From the Silence); Theatre Unbound
BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Minnesota
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)