Bonni Allen

Last updated

April 8, 2019


Up next:

"Roe" By Lisa Loomer | Directed by Mark Valdez  March 15 – 31, 2019 at Mixed Blood Theatre


Read this feature by Chris Hewitt in the Saint Paul Pioneer Press about Bonni's acting career and her business as a headshot photographer in the MPLS/St. Paul area:



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 on of the leading headshot photographers in the Twin Cities with Bonni Allen Photography



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



Roe - Rhonda Mackey/Ensemble - Mixed Blood

Gloria - Gloria - Mixed Blood - Prescient Harbingers Trilogy

Hooded: Or Being Black for Dummies - Debra - Prescient Harbingers Trilogy

Subprime - Sydney - Produced by the Playwright Beck Lee at Mixed Blood

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

Sam's Son - Alice - Bucket Brigade

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


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

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

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

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

Download Bonni’s résumé