Mechelle has appeared on stage at TimeLine in THE APPLE FAMILY PLAYS, MY KIND OF TOWN, THE FRONT PAGE, THE CHILDREN’S HOUR, NOT ENOUGH AIR and PARADISE LOST. She also has served as Assistant Director for WHEN SHE DANCED and as a Teaching Artist for TimeLine’s Living History Education Program. Other favorite Chicago theatre credits include MACHINAL, THE BALD SOPRANO, ANGELS IN AMERICA, THE GLASS MENAGERIE and ARCADIA (The Hypocrites, where she is a founding member); WHAT THE BUTLER SAW (Court); and STAGE DOOR and LETTERS HOME (Griffin). Mechelle received a Non-Equity Jeff Award for Actress in a Principal Role and an After Dark Award for her performance as the Young Woman in The Hypocrites’ production of Sophie Treadwell’s MACHINAL and a Jeff Award nomination for Actress in a Principal Role for her performance in STAGE DOOR. She is the Director of Education at Raven Theatre and also works as a Lead Teaching Artist for Lifeline and Lookingglass. She has a BA degree in Theatre and a BA degree in Anthropology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Space for re-invention

One of the things TimeLine audiences often comment on is their appreciation for how our theater is continually re-invented. Our flexible seating system allows us to reconfigure where the playing area is and re-imagine the …

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