Karen Leiner

AEA SAG-AFTRA Actor

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Brooklyn, NY, 11215 USA

Union Membership:

ACTRA, SAG-AFTRA, Equity

Physical Attributes:

Age Range:

40-65

Ethnicities:

Caucasian

Attributes:

  • Female (gender),
  • Slim (build),

Skills:

Accents/Dialects Athletic Drivers License
Foreign Language Horseback Riding Shakespeare Training
Singer   

Roles:

Theater

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
The Birthday Party (with David Strathairn)
Lulu/Lead (u/s)
Carey Perloff
Classic Stage Company
A Midsummer Nights Dream
Hermia/Lead
Todd London
Classic Stage Company
Razing Houses (staged reading)
Deborah/Lead
Tony Kushner
Cherry Lane Theatre
The Lost Merle
Betty/Lead
Soho Repertory Theatre
Insect Eyes
Lizzie/Lead
Ensemble Studio Theatre
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea
Roberta/Lead
Portland Stage Company
The Cherry Orchard
Servant/Sm. Supporting
Portland Stage Company
Anyone Can Whistle
Cookie/Ensemble
Josephine Abady
Berkshire Theatre Festival
A Tale Of Two Cities
Manette Maid/Sm. Supporting
Larry Carpenter
American Stage Festival, NH
A Shayna Maidel
Rose/Lead
Attic Theatre, Detroit, MI
Effie's Burning
Dr. Kovacs/Lead
Miranda Theatre, NYC
Marvin's Room
Lee/Lead
Gallery Players
Our Country's Good
Meg, Rev. Johnson/Supportig
Amy Saltz
Levin Theatre, NJ
The Other Woman
Emma/Lead
Phantom Theater, VT
Pigs And Bugs
Wanda/Lead
Phantom Theater, VT
Broadway Bound
Kate/Lead
FAPC, NYC

Film

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
The Great New Wonderful
Gwen/Sm. Supporting
Danny Leiner
(Premiered: Tribeca Film Festival)
Layin' Low
Mother/Sm. Supporting
Danny Leiner
Shooting Gallery
Shells
Ella/Lead
Brett Wagner
NYU Graduate Film
Becoming Christopher
Deirdre/Lead
NYU Graduate Film
Fool Circle
Glenda/Lead
Columbia Graduate Film

Education & Training

School Teacher Degree/Course Location Year
Rutgers University Professional Actor Training Program
MFA

Career Highlights/Additional Info:

  • Karen Leiner has performed at CSC, Soho Rep, the American Stage Festival, Portland Stage Company and the Berkshire Theatre Festival. She has an MFA in theater from Rutgers University. Height: 5:3" Weight: 110 Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel