Diane Dorsey’s worn many hats as Educator, Administrator, Director, and Writer. But her main focus has always been Performing.
Favorite theater roles: Violet (August:Osage County), Ann Landers (Lady With All The Answers), Eloise (Chewing on Beckett), Kate (Taming of the Shrew), Mrs. Frank (Diary of Anne Frank), Belinda (Noises Off), Kate (All My Sons), Mrs. George (Getting Married), Madame Arcati (Blithe Spirit), and Rose (Bleacher Bums).
Theater homes include: Cardinal Stage (IN), Madison Rep (WI), TheatreWorks (Palo Alto), Geffen Playhouse (LA), Nebraska Rep, Peninsula Players (WI), Cleveland Play House. Plus Chicago companies: Rivendell, Steppenwolf, Goodman, Shaw Chicago, Lookingglass, Shakespeare Project, and St Nicholas.
Representative Film/TV gigs: Road to Perdition, Designing Women, Roseanne, Lady Blue, The Dollmaker, and Hostess of The Money Movie Show.
Currently Diane’s active with Ubiquitous Players, Writers Aloud, Perennial Theater Chicago, Writers Bloc, and First Flight Theatre, while restructuring her Solo piece “Kaleidoscope” into a zoom-format.