MELISSA TORCHIA is making her TimeLine debut with THE LAST WIFE. Melissa is a Bay Area- and Chicagobased designer, and a company member with The House Theatre of Chicago. Projects include YOU NEVER CAN TELL, KING LEAR and THE VERONA PROJECT (Cal Shakes); CITY OF ANGELS (San Francisco Playhouse); A LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, NATIVE SON, JITNEY, and THE MOUNTAINTOP (Court); THE FANTASTICKS, ANNE FRANK and VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE (Kansas City Rep); LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Cleveland Playhouse); A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Chicago Shakespeare); THE LAST DEFENDER, THE IRON STAG KING, THE CROWNLESS KING, THE EXCELSIOR KING, ROSE AND THE RIME, and THE MAGNIFICENTS (The House); PETER PAN (Lookingglass); SAMUEL J. AND K. (Steppenwolf); GREASE (American Theater Company); JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH (First Stage Milwaukee); CHAPTER TWO (Windy City Playhouse); MY FAIR LADY, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT and HAIR (Paramount); GYPSY, AIDA and SUGAR (Drury Lane); NOT WANTED ON THE VOYAGE (American Musical Theatre Project, Northwestern University); THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Equity Jeff Award nomination, Remy Bumppo); and ABIGAIL’S PARTY and BUTCHER OF BARABOO (A Red Orchid). Upcoming projects include INVISIBLE HAND (Kansas City Rep); MISS BENNET’S CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLY (Northlight); NATIVE SON (Marin Theatre); SILENT NIGHT (Opera San Jose); and ROBIN HOOD (First Stage Milwaukee).

Member of United Scenic Artists