Lolly has worked as an actor, singer and director all over the US in a myriad of theatre styles and venues. She holds an MFA in Acting from MSU Mankato, has studied with Shakespeare & Co in Lenox, MA and with The Actor’s Workout at the Guthrie. is a KCACTF Irene Ryan regional winner, and has taught theatre at MSU Mankato, Riverland Community College, Austin , MN and in Winona at WSU and at St. Mary’s University. Locally she has been seen in work at The Guthrie, History Theatre, Mixed Blood Theatre, Theatre Latte Da, Classical Actors Ensemble, Artistry, Lyric Arts, and Highland Summer Theatre , as well as an eight-year stint as Queen Margaret for the MN Renaissance Festival. Directing credits include Almost, Maine, Winona State University; Guys and Dolls, Little Shop of Horrors, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Merely Players (Mankato, MN); Addams Family: the Musical, The Secret Garden Northfield Arts Guild (Northfield, MN).
Bella Abzug/Ensemble/Gloria! A Life
Classical Actors Ensemble: Mistress Quickly/Merry Wives of Windsor.
Nurse /Romeo and Juliet (2014 & 2019) Mother/Women Beware Women Mistress Overdone/Measure for Measure. Mistress Allwit/A Chaste Maid in Cheapside
The Guthrie: Essential/BAD NEWS: I was there Essential/King Lear
Lyric Arts: Cait/Bloomsday
Mrs Whatsit/A Wrinkle in Time Grand Duchess Olga Katrina/You Can’t Take It With You
Artistry: Mrs. Paroo/The Music Man Yente/Fiddler on the Roof
Mixed Blood Theatre: Adlean/Barbecue
Theatre Latte Da: The Widow Corney/Oliver!
Highland Summer Theatre: Betty Meeks/The Foreigner. Mrs. Paroo/The Music Man
MSU Mankato: Darcy Snellgrave/One Flea Spare; Maggie/Dancing at Lughnasa