Polly Firestone Walker

Polly Firestone Walker

PCPA (since 1988): Miss Prism, The Importance of Being Earnest; Queen Elizabeth, Shakespeare in Love; Elizabeth Proctor, The Crucible; Masha, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Lady Croom, Arcadia; Maria, Twelfth Night; Penelope, You Can’t Take It With You; Heather, Gidion’s Knot; Mrs. Ferrars, Sense and Sensibility; Duchess of York, Richard III; Odysseus, The Penelopiad; Mrs. Bennet, Pride and Prejudice; Ma Strong, Urinetown; Reba, Last Night At Ballyhoo; Lady Macbeth, Macbeth; Hannah Jarvis, Arcadia; Titania, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Olivia, Twelfth Night; Mute, The Fantasticks; Margaret Moore, A Man For All Seasons; Miranda, The Tempest, among others.

Other Theaters: Theater Group at SBCC, Belinda, Noises Off; SLO Little Theater, for Ubu’s Other Shoe; Ofelia, Anna in the Tropics; Barbara, August, Osage County; Polly, Other Desert Cities; VCT: Haley, Bad Dates; Rose, Enchanted April; Orange County Shakespeare Festival, Anne, Young Shakespeare

TV: featured, Melrose Place; recurring, The Young and the Restless

Training: LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art), 3-year Acting Course; BAs in Drama & English, Stanford University

Theater is a passion and a joy and a vocation and a lot of very hard work. It is an art that energizes and enthralls, and I am grateful to share it with audiences in a theater, as well as students in a classroom.