Melisa Pereyra

Acting Company, Core Company

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Melisa Pereyra

Melisa is ever grateful to be joining the Core Company this year! Past productions at APT include The Game of Love and Chance (Sylvia), Pride and Prejudice (Lydia), Othello (Bianca), A Streetcar Named Desire (Young Girl/Mexican Woman), Romeo and Juliet (Juliet), Alcestis (Alcestis), The Doctor’s Dillemma (Danby), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Cecile). Most recently, she played The Moon/Girl in Blood Wedding at Lookingglass Theatre. Melisa has worked several seasons at the Utah Shakespeare Festival (The Tempest--Miranda, Love's Labour's Lost--Moth, King John--Blanche, Titus Andronicus--Lavinia, Scapin--Zerbinette, Romeo and Juliet--Juliet, Milwaukee Rep (A Christmas Carol--Belle), Illinois Shakespeare Festival (The Winter's Tale--Dorcas, Romeo and Juliet--Peter/Apothecary, Macbeth--Lady Macbeth), Sacramento Theatre Company (Julius Caesar--Cassius). She holds an M.F.A in Classical Acting from Illinois State University, a B.F.A in Acting from Utah State University, and trained in the UK at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Love to my dear Jeb y mi tierra--grateful to bring a little bit of Argentina to the woods of Wisconsin.

Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers

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