Martha Thatcher Actor Headshot by Captured in Awe Photography and Taya Dixon

Martha Thatcher

EmC, Equity Eligible

marthathatcher@ymail.com / (310) 766-3518

Selected Film

ABC's "The Middle"

Murder for Dummies

Misfits Series

Dollywood Singer

Lead / Misty Mae

Lead / Scarlett

Lee Shallat Chemel

Meredith Red

Grace Van Dien

Selected Theatre

Hairspray

Alice in Wonderland

Macbeth

She Kills Monsters

Into the Woods

u/s Prudy Pingleton

u/s White Rabbit

u/s First Murderer

Tilly Evans*^

Florinda

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Dir. Christopher Liam Moore

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Dir. Sara Bruner

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Dir. Jose Luis Valenzuela

Dir. Jackie Apodaca

Fight Dir. U Jonathan Toppo

Dir. Paul Mason Barnes

The Crucible

Betty Parris

Dir. Jim Edmondson

The Secret Garden

Rose Lennox*

A Midsummer Night's... 

Hermia/Quince+

As You Like It

You're a...Charlie Brown

Dog Sees God

Phoebe

Sally Brown

CB's Sister

Dir. Liisa Ivary

Kingsman Shakespeare Co.

Southern Oregon Arts and Research

OCA Showcase

OCA Showcase

Education

BFA Performance from Oregon Center for the Arts 

Summa Cum Laude

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Summer Seminar 2013

Selected Acting: Jim Edmondson, Moses Villarama, Scott Kaiser, Jackie Apodaca, Katilin Henderson

Selected Movement: James Donlon, Patrick Russell

Voice and Speech: Fitzmaurice Voicework (Kris Danford)

Vocal Performance: Kris Danford, Lisa Harrison

Stage Combat: U. Jonathan Toppo

Selected Masterclasses: Valerie Rachelle (Musical Theatre Performance, Auditioning), Joy Dickson (Auditioning)

* Kennedy Center Irene Ryan Acting Nominee

^ Kennedy Center Certificate of Merit, Outstanding Ensemble Work

+ Educational Tour

Workshops and Readings

#GodHatesYou

Cabin 12: A Summer 

Camp Jubilee

Grapes of Wrath:

The Musical

 Colleen 

Mango

Winfield Joad

Ashland New Play's Festival

Curious Theatre Company

OSF Midnight Project

Dir. Aurelia Grierson

OSF Midnight Project

Special Skills

Dialects: British RP, Estuary English, Cockney, Irish, Northern Irish , Scottish, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, German, Russian, Southern American (Deep South, Texas), New York, Minnesota, Valley Girl Accent

  Additional Dialect Skills: IPA Proficient , Singing in Dialect, Quick and Accurate with New Dialects, Able to Learn New Dialects Solo

Vocal Performance: Musical Theatre (Strong Mix, Belt, Legit, Golden Age), Classical  Voice (Opera, Coloratura capabilities), Jazz

Stage Combat: Hand to Hand Training, Broadsword Training, Longsword Training

Dance Training: Intermediate - Ballet (Romy Rappaport, NYC Ballet), Beginning - Tap (Joe Giamalva), Modern,  Jazz, Waltz 

Miscellaneous: Advanced Violin Performance, Advanced sight reading (Voice, Violin), Head Isolation, Blood Curdling Scream, Good with Heights, Good with Children and Animals, Reptile Handling