JUDITH ALLEN served for over two decades as OpenStage Theatre's Associate Artistic Director and is an award-winning director, actress and designer. She is the recent recipient of the BroadwayWorld (Denver Region) nod for Best Supporting for her role as Mattie Fae Aiken in August Osage County, as well as the first recipient of the Shela Jennings Award for Theatre Excellence (OpenStage, 2017). Of other note are the OpenStage productions of Noises Off (OpenStage OPUS Award for Best Play and Best Director and a Denver Post Ovation nominee for Best Comedy), The Drawer Boy (OPUS/Best Play and Best Director), Romeo and Juliet (OPUS/Best Director), The Ladies Man, and most recently, Unnecessary Farce. Favorite roles with OpenStage include Chris in Neil Simon’s Rumors (OPUS nominee and Denver Post Ovation Award winner/Best Supporting Actress), the Nurse in the 2014 production of Romeo and Juliet (OPUS/Best Actress), Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing and Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (OPUS/Best Actress). Judi is also an award-winning makeup artist and the 2001 recipient of the OpenStage Founders’ Award for outstanding contributions to the Company.
Judith's Work in OpenStage Theatre
EventRole
Frankenstein Specialty FX MakeUp Designer
Much Ado About Nothing Director
Steel Magnolias Clairee Belcher
And Then There Were None Stage Manager/Light Board Operator
The Comedy Of Errors Box Office Manager
La Bete- Essential Season MakeUp Designer
August: Osage County- Essential Season Mattie Fay Aiken
Outside Mullingar Production Manager
Journey To The West Make-Up Designer/Make-Up Stylist
Unnecessary Farce Director
Romeo And Juliet Nurse
Dangerous Liaisons Make-Up Designer
The Tempest Prospero
Noises Off Director
Wit Production Manager/Make-Up and Hair Designer
A Midsummer Night's Dream Titania/Hyppolyta
33 Variations Make-Up Designer
Othello Make-Up Designer
A Child's Christmas In Wales Stage Manager
The Ladies Man Director
King Lear Make-Up Designer/Make-Up Stylist
A Picasso Make-Up Designer
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure Director
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure Properties Crew
Casino Royale M
The Glass Menagerie Production Manager/Make-Up Designer
Sceneworks Actor
As You Like It Director
Anon(ymous) Make-Up Designer/Make-Up Stylist
Doubt Production Manager
Third *Laurie Jameson
The Harvey Project Producing Artistic Director
Noises Off Director
The Harvey Project Mother of God / Ge
True West Artistic Consultant
Picnic Director
Saint Joan Make-Up Designer
Splitting Infinity *Leigh Sangold
The Shape Of Things Set-In Crew
The Solid Gold Cadillac Make-Up Designer
The Shape Of Things Artistic Advisor
Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead And 15 Minute Hamlet Director
Mythologica Writing Team
Desperate Affection Producing Advisor
The Six That Fell Artistic Mentor
The Weir Set-In Crew
The Weir Set Dressing
The Drawer Boy Sound Designer
The Weir Properties Design
The Weir Producer
Major Arcana Director; Nobody Outcrazies Ophelia and Firetalker
The Drawer Boy Director
Major Arcana Series Narrator
Major Arcana New Splendid Lady; Reporter; Interviewer; Bonnie
Major Arcana Creation Committee; Narrator
Raised In Captivity Producer
Macbeth Producer
Macbeth Make-up Design
Moon Over Buffalo Producer
Flaming Guns Of The Purple Sage Big 8
Portals Shade
Cakewalk Lillian Hellman
Tartuffe Make-Up Design
Romeo And Juliet Director
Romeo And Juliet Sound Designer
Who Will Carry The Word Renee
Crimes Of The Heart Make-Up Design
Henry Iv, Part 1 Director
Wit Producer
Fuddy Meers Make-up design
Henry Iv, Part 1 Sound Design
Rumors Chris Gorman
An Act Of Love Actor
The House Of Bernarda Alba Producer
The House Of Bernarda Alba Stage Manager
The House Of Bernarda Alba Sound Design
Picasso At The Lapin Agile Make-Up Design
Cry Havoc Smitty
The Man Who Came To Dinner Director
The Comedy Of Errors Angelo
The Living Sound design
The Living Director
The 1940s Radio Hour Producer
The Living Producer
The Ladies Of The Camellias Eleonora Duse