Janet Ulrich Brooks
Janet has been seen in several TimeLine productions, including A WALK IN THE WOODS, ALL MY SONS (Equity Jeff Award nomination - Actress in a Principal Role, Play), WHEN SHE DANCED (Equity Jeff Award nomination - Actress in a Supporting Role, Play), NOT ENOUGH AIR (Equity Jeff Award nomination - Actress in a Principal Role, Play), WEEKEND (Equity Jeff Award nomination - Actress in a Supporting Role, Play), the one-woman show LILLIAN, TESLA'S LETTERS, PARADISE LOST, A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS and PARAGON SPRINGS.
Other recent credits include SOUTH OF SETTLING (Steppenwolf Theatre), TEN CHIMNEYS (Northlight Theatre), THE ORIGINAL GREASE (American Theater Co.), PONY (About Face Theatre), THE SEAGULL and A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD (Goodman Theatre) and JACOB & JACK (Victory Gardens Theater). Other Chicago credits include portraying Golda Meier in GOLDA'S BALCONY (Pegasus Players, Non-Equity Jeff Award – Outstanding Solo Performance); RICHARD III, A LIE OF THE MIND and MARATHON 33 (Strawdog Theatre); HUCK FINN (Steppenwolf for Young Adults); plus work with Writers' Theatre, Collaboraction and others.
Film credits include FOOLS, CONVICTION, POLISH BAR, I HEART SHAKEY and ONE SMALL HITCH. Television credits include THE CHICAGO CODE, THE PLAYBOY CLUB, BOSS (Starz) and UNDEREMPLOYED (MTV).
Janet was the first recipient of the Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus Award from the University of Central Missouri. She earned an MFA degree in Acting at Western Illinois University.
updated June 2012