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