Actress.
TOCCARA CASTLEMAN
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TOCCARA CASTLEMAN

Non-Union Writer/Actress
tc@toccaracastleman.com | www.toccaracastleman.com
Height: 5’2 | Hair: Black | Eyes: Brown


EXPERIENCE


Goodbye Charles                            Barb  (Staged Reading)                         Theater For the New City, Dir. Laura Hirschberg

I Heart Uncle Jesse                         Donna Jo                                             Joria Productions, Dir. Aliza Shane,
Uprooted                                       Donise (Staged Reading)                       The Cell Theatre, Dir. Ebony Noelle Golden
Apartment For Three                      Fauna                                                  Theater Lab, Dir. Carly Robbins
Verona Walls                                 Mistress Quickly (Staged Reading)          Workshop Theater, Dir. Laura Hirschberg
A Monologue A Memory…                Ensemble/Cast                                     Looking Glass Theatre, Dir. Rose Ginsberg
Ann And Me                                   Me (Staged Reading)                            The Cell Theatre, Almeria Campbell,
Fragments                                     Writer/Singer/Actress                           Don't Tell Mama, Dir. Rori Nogee
Betsy is Bored…                             Leah                                                    Looking Glass Theatre, Dir. Amanda Thompson
Swallow It                                     Girl/Gretel                                            Looking Glass Theatre, Dir. Laura Hirschberg
The Vagina Monologues                  The Flood                                             The Schimmel Center, Dir. Ashley Marinaccio
Fences                                          Rose                                                    Illini Union Board Production, Dir. Rhonda Bynum
Seven Guitars                                Vera                                                    Illini Union Board Production, Dir. Rhonda Bynum
HAIR!                                            Supreme Trio                                       Illini Union Board Production, Dir. Adam Cobb


WRITING CREDIT

"Mangia", ESPA Detention Series, Summer 2013

"666", 3V's SHOCKTOBER Staged Reading Series, Fall 2014

TRAINING

Audition Techniques                                Jack Doulin CSA                                                        ESPA at Primary Stages, New York City
First Draft: Playwriting                            Edwin Sanchez                                                          ESPA at Primary Stages, New York City
Acting for Film/Television                      Bill Hopkins                                                                Stella Adler Studio of Acting, New York City
Monologue Coaching                             Nikki Rothenberg/Jacquelyn Honeybourne         The Looking Glass Theatre, New York City 
       



SKILLS
Improv/Comedy, Writing (Theatre, Digital, Sketch, Journalism), Accents (Midwestern, Southern, East Coast), Singing (Alto),

Dancing (West African, Caribbean, Hip Hop, Modern), Yoga, Sewing, Driver’s License, Passport

AWARDS/AFFLIATIONS

3Voices Theater, Company Member
Voted Best Actress, Looking Glass Theatre (NYC), Spring 2010 Forum
Looking Glass Theatre Apprenticeship (NYC) Winter/Spring 2010