Eva Gemlo

Last updated

January 3, 2019


Eva Gemlo is a Twin Cities native returned to her homeland after graduating from Luther College in Iowa, where she studied acting and design. She has recently worked with Classical Actors Ensemble, Walking Shadow Theatre Company, Umbrella Collective, Zephyr Theater, Theatre Coup d'Etat, and is currently working on the world premiere of My Beautiful Infinity with Chameleon Theatre Circle.



“Eva Gemlo is a young actress known for solid performances on local stages, but in the major role of the victimized Bianca, she amazes in a portrayal that journeys from unawareness to terrible awareness.”
---Lavender Review (John Townsend) of Women Beware Women

 “Gemlo is gripping, spiraling through an increasingly desperate range of emotions as the Duke calmly informs her that he’s not above the use of force.”
---City Pages (Jay Gabler) Review of Women Beware Women

“As Judith, Eva Gemlo is a self-possessed presence, who knows herself and her place in life full well, accepting with just a trace of bitterness, her poorly dealt hand.”
---Talkin’ Broadway (Aaron Dorman) review of Equivocation

“A marvelous Eva Gemlo as Shakespeare’s daughter, Judith, vividly contrasts the forceful male energy that permeates Equivocation...Gemlo and Ross are two young actors to keep your eyes on.”

---Lavender Review (John Townsend) of Equivocation

“Eva Gemlo as protagonist Ishmael captures the unflagging probity of a young man brought up on noble principles and who, for the first time in his life, must see how they synch up with reality. “

---Lavender Review (John Townsend) of Moby Dick


THEATRE (selected)
(*indicates Upcoming Productions)

*Margot Frank / The Diary of Anne Frank / Park Square Theatre (Ellen Fenster)

*Eve / My Beautiful Infinity / Chameleon Theatre Circle

Bianca / Women Beware Women / Classical Actors Ensemble (Joseph Papke)

Marianna / Measure for Measure / Classical Actors Ensemble (Diane Mountford)

Judith / Equivocation / Walking Shadow Theatre Company (Amy Rummenie) 

Olivia / Twelfth Night / Zephyr Theatre

Athena & Chorus / Trojan Women / Mission Theatre Company 

Titania & Hippolyta / Midsummer Night's Dream / Classical Actors Ensemble (Joe Wiener)

Ishmael / Moby Dick / Theatre Coup d'Etat (James Napoleon Stone)

Titania / Midsummer Night's Dream / Zephyr Theatre 

Orpheus / Eurydice / SPIN Theatre 

Valentine / Twelfth Night / Fury Theatre Chicago 



B.A. in Theatre -- Luther College

Voice -- Carla Hansen, Dede Jorstadt

Improvisation -- Simon LeGree, Tim O’Malley (Second City)

Contact Improvisation & Movement -- Jane Hawley, Blake Nellis 

Intimacy Choreography -- Siobhan Richardson



Mandolin & Cello, Piano & Bassoon proficient, Puppetry (shadow & marionette), Expert Rollerblader, Stitching (by hand & machine), Contact Improvisation/creative movement, Stage Combat (Hand to hand, rapier/dagger), Intimacy Choreography Experience

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