Actors - Women

MARGO MACDONALD – ACTRA / CAEA

  • HEIGHT: 5’4
  • WEIGHT: 150 LBS.
  • HAIR: BLONDE
  • EYES: BLUE
  • LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, FRENCH (BASIC)

 

FILM / TELEVISION / VOICE (SELECTED):

  • THEY ALSO SERVED, NARRATION, CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM
  • OPSEU – HURTFUL GOSSIP, PRINCIPAL (GOSSIPY WOMAN), FRAMEWORK/OPSEU
  • CULTURAL SECRETS OF OTTAWA, GUEST HOST, CBC
  • HILOTRONS EMERGENCY, PRINCIPAL, LESLEY MARSHALL
  • CARAVAGGIO (AUDIO GUIDE), NARRATION, NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA
  • KEVIN SPENCER (ANIMATION), PRINCIPAL VO, COMEDY NETWORK/OCNUS PRODUCTIONS
  • KEVIN SPENCER (ANIMATION), VO (ACTOR), COMEDY NETWORK/OCNUS PRODUCTIONS
  • YESTERDAY’S SANTA (ANIMATION), PRINCIPAL X 3, CBC/LECLERC PRODUCTIONS
  • JUST JAMIE, PRINCIPAL X 3, YTV/BOSSY PICTURES
  • BUTCH PATTERSON, PRIVATE DICK, ACTOR, COMEDY NETWORK/OCNUS PRODUCTIONS
  • MIDNIGHT STRANGER, PRINCIPAL, ANIMATICS
  • WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, PRINCIPAL, YTV/CANADIAN IMPROV GAMES

 

THEATRE (SELECTED):

  • THE ELEPHANT GIRLS*, MAGGIE HALE, PARRY RIPOSTE PRODUCTIONS/MARY ELLIS
  • THE NORMAN CONQUESTS, SARAH, PLOSIVE/SEVENTHIRTY PRODUCTIONS/JOHN P. KELLY
  • POMME AND ‘RESTES: SHIPWRECKED! ON THE TEMPESTUOUS LOST ISLAND OF NEVER, ‘RESTES,  GCTC/AL CONNORS
  • GOOD NIGHT DESDEMONA, GOOD MORNING JULIET, CONSTANCE, GCTC/ ANN HODGES
  • THE PENELOPIAD, KING ICARIUS/ALECTO/SUITOR, CITADEL THEATRE/ BRENDA BAZINET
  • MUCH ADO ABOUT FECKIN’ PIRATES!, HER, PARRY RIPOSTE PRODUCTIONS/AL CONNORS
  • AGE OF AROUSAL, VIRGINIA MADDEN, BEAR & CO/DIANA FAJRAJSL
  • FLY ME TO THE MOON*, LORETTA, GREAT CANADIAN THEATRE COMPANY (GCTC)/JOHN P. KELLY
  • HENRY V, KING HENRY V, A COMPANY OF FOOLS/GEOFF MCBRIDE
  • A MID-WINTER’S DREAM TALE, ‘RESTES, A COMPANY OF FOOLS/AL CONNORS
  • SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS, DONNA, ARTS COURT/JOEL BEDDOWS
  • SHADOWS, EVA LE GALLIENNE, PARRY RIPOSTE PRODUCTIONS/DIANA FAJRAJSL
  • BLOOD BROTHERS, MRS. LYONS, GLADSTONE PRODUCTIONS/CHARLES MCFARLAND
  • SHAKESPEARE’S DANISH PLAY, ‘RESTES (HAMLET/LAERTES), A COMPANY OF FOOLS/ANDY MASSINGHAM
  • NOISES OFF, DOTTY/MRS. CLACKETT, GLADSTONE PRODUCTIONS/JOHN P. KELLY
  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, BEATRICE/DOGBERRY/DONJOHN, A COMPANY OF FOOLS/RICHARD GELINAS
  • LE PROJET RIDEAU PROJECT, SVETLANA GOUZENKO, THÉATRE CATAPULTE/BENOIT ROY
  • IRON*, FAY, SEVEN THIRTY PRODUCTIONS/JOHN P. KELLY
  • RICHARD III – IN BOUFFON, LADY ANNE/PRINCE EDWARD, A COMPANY OF FOOLS/SCOTT FLORENCE
  • TEMPEST IN A TEAPOT, PROSPERO/STEPHANO, A COMPANY OF FOOLS/SCOTT FLORENCE
  • TOP GIRLS, MARLENE, THIRD WALL THEATRE COMPANY/CHARLES MCFARLAND
  • GREEK, WIFE, REPERCUSSION THEATRE/KEVIN ORR
  • SHAKESPEARE’S INTERACTIVE CIRCUS, DOLL/VARIOUS, A COMPANY OF FOOLS/SCOTT FLORENCE
  • TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, LAUNCE/TURIO, A COMPANY OF FOOLS/RICHARD GELINAS
  • DANGEROUS LIAISONS, MME. DE MERTEUIL, THIRD WALL THEATRE COMPANY/CHARLES MCFARLAND
  • THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, KATE/GREMIO/BIONDELLO, A COMPANY OF FOOLS / SCOTT FLORENCE
  • THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND, LADY CYNTHIA MULDOON, THIRD WALL THEATRE COMPANY / CHARLES MCFARLAND
  • LADY MACBETH, LADY MACBETH, A COMPANY OF FOOLS/SCOTT FLORENCE
  • SUBURBAN MOTEL: CRIMINAL GENIUS, SHIRLEY, GREAT CANADIAN THEATRE COMPANY / JOHN KOENSGEN
  • THE LITTLE SQUARE, GASPARINA, ODYSSEY THEATRE/CRISTINA  IOVITA
  • AS YOU LIKE IT, CELIA, A COMPANY OF FOOLS/JOHN KOENSGEN

 

STAGE AND IMPROV:

  •  MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE, VARIOUS (COMEDIAN/ENSEMBLE),EDDY MAY MURDER MYSTERIES
  • PROFESSIONAL IMPROV-COMEDY, VARIOUS (COMEDIAN/ENSEMBLE), COMIC BOOK HEROES

 

TRAINING:

  • CITADEL/BANFF PROFESSIONAL THEATRE PROGRAM – WITH BOB BAKER, JAMES MACDONALD, DAYNA TEKATCH, TOM WOOD, JULIA LENARDON
  • SHAKESPEARE ENSEMBLE: CHARLES MCFARLAND, THIRD WALL THEATRE
  • VOICE OVER WORKSHOP: LISA RUNGE AND HOWARD SONNENBERG, ACT (ACTING FOR CINEMA AND TELEVISION)
  • AUDITIONING IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA: NADIA RONA AND VERA MILLER (ELITE CASTING)
  • AUDITION WEEKEND WORKSHOP: THERESA SEARS AND DAVID SWITZER (SEARS & SWITZER)
  • ACTING FOR FILM AND TELEVISION: BRENT DONNELLY (ACTRA)
  • INTENSIVE VOICE AND MOVEMENT WORKSHOP: ANNE SKINNER AND BRYAN DOUBT
  • MASTER ACTING CLASSES: DAVID WILLIAM, BARBARA GORDON, SHEILA LANGSTON, ADAM LAZARUS AND SUE MORRISON
  • CLOWN TRAINING: KATHLEEN CORNISH,THE DELL’ARTE SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL THEATRE, CALIFORNIA
  • ONE YEAR POST GRADUATE CLASSICAL ACTING COURSE: LONDON ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMATIC ART (LAMDA), ENGLAND
  • UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, B.A. WITH A CONCENTRATION IN THEATRE

AWARDS*:

  • THE ELEPHANT GIRLS, MAGGIE, WINNER, OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE – FEMALE, LES PRIX RIDEAU AWARDS & WINNER, CAPITAL CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, BEST PROFESSIONAL ACTRESS
  • FLY ME TO THE MOON, LORETTA, WINNER, OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE – FEMALE, LES PRIX RIDEAU AWARDS, GCTC
  • IRON, FAY, OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE-FEMALE, WINNER, LES PRIX RIDEAU AWARDS, SEVEN THIRTY PRODUCTIONS

 

RELATED SKILLS:

  • SPECIALTY: IMPROVISATION, CLOWN, BOUFFON, MASK, HISTORIC DANCE, SWORDPLAY, STAGE COMBAT, HORSEBACK RIDING
  • STAGE COMBAT: ADVANCED LEVEL, CERTIFIED BRITISH ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC COMBAT (BADC)
  • ACCENTS AND DIALECTS: RP, STANDARD ENGISH, SCOTS & VARIOUS UK, RUSSIAN, VARIOUS CANADIAN & AMERICAN

SINGING: ALTO / MEZZO, LIGHT OPERA, CLASSICAL, BROADWAY