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University of Theater and Film, Budapest, Hungary Master of Theatrical and Film Performance, 1989-1994 Title of thesis: Női karakterek Csehov mûveiben (‘Female Characters in Anton Chekhov’s Oeuvre’)

  • Acting (with Gábor Zsámbéki, Mari Törőcsik, Tamás Ascher, János Ács)
  • Acting for the camera (with Károly Makk)
  • Music theory and practice
  • Creative music (with Laszlo Sary)
  • Speech and voice
  • Movement, dance
  • Theater history
  • Text analysis
  • Cultural history (with Tamas Ungvari)
  • Foreign languages (English, French, Turkish)
  • Dramaturgy
  • Mask work
  • Creative writing (with Mihaly Korniss)

Additionally, as an ensemble member of Katona Jozsef Theater (1993-2006), Budapest, Hungary, I had the privilege of receiving intensive instruction from guest artists including Peter Brook, Jacques Lecoq, Eugenio Barba, Mladen Vasary, Ivica Boban.



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Best Supporting Actress as Mrs. Elvstedt in Ibsen`s Hedda Gabler, Katona Jozsef Theater

(2002) George Soros Fellowship – Katona Jozsef Theater (1994-95)

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2007: Shakespeare`s The Merchant of Venice, Deans’ Men Group, The University of Chicago

2007: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Deans’ Men Group, The University of Chicago

2006: Shakespeare`s Henry IV, Breasted Theater, The University of Chicago

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Stage combat, juggling, singing (mezzo soprano), ballroom dancing



Hungarian (native),  English (near native), French (near native), Turkish (advanced)

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2006: De kik azok a Lumnitzer nővérek? (‘But Who Are the Lumnitzer Sisters?’) directed by Péter Bacsó

2002: A hídember (‘The Bridgeman’) directed by Géza Bereményi

2001: Hamvadó cigarettavég (‘Smouldering Cigarette’) directed by Péter Bacsó



2004: Jelentem versben mesémet (‘I present my story in poetry’) directed by Mária Vízi

2000: Szabó Lőrinc, directed by Júlia Szederkényi

1999: Családi album (‘Family Album’) directed by Lajos Fazekas

1995: Erdélyi dekameron (‘A Transylvanian Decameron’) directed by Ferenc Jeli

1990: Családi kör (‘Family Circle’) directed by Ferenc Kardos

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2009: M.I. Fornes’s Manual for Desperate Crossing, Halcyon Ensemble, Chicago, IL

2009: Seven Plays in Seven Holi-Days, n.u.f.a.n. Ensemble, Chicago, IL

2009: Anne’s mother in Anne Frank’s Diary, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, Arlington Heights, IL

2008: Trina Kakacek’s Attachment Disorder, staged reading, Chicago Dramatists, Chicago IL

2006: Queen in C. Wilkinson`s Sleeping Beauty, Monroe County Civic Theater, Bloomington, IN

2006: Pilate in R. McGee`s Roman Bath, Monroe County Civic Theater, Bloomington, IN

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2005: Mrs. Fainall in W. Congreve`s The Way of the World

2004: Emma the Smuggler in B. Brecht`s Mr. Puntila and His Man Matti

2003: Dorine in Moliere`s Tartuffe

2002: Mrs. Elvstedt in H. Ibsen`s Hedda Gabler

2001: 16 different roles in Peter Handke`s The Hour When We Knew Nothing About Each Other

2000: Salome in Nestroy`s The Talisman

2000: Amelia in G. Lorca`s The House of Bernarda Alba

1998: Alice Kinnian in Keyes`s Flowers to Algernon

1998: Claudine in Moliere`s George Dandin

1997: Yvonne in W. Gombrowitz`s Yvonne, Princess of Burgundy

1997: Julia in Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure

1997: Rosie in J. Arden’s Live Like Pigs

1996: Once upon a time, contemporary music performance

1994: Hermia in Shakespeare`s A Midsummer Night`s Dream

1994: Dorina in Pirandello`s Tonight we are improvising

1993: Lucetta in The Two Gentlemen of Verona written by Shakespeare, McDermott and Saphiro

1993: Lucile Desmoulins in Buchner`s The Death of Danton

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  • Tarzan (Jane)
  • Mulan I. and II. (Mulan)
  • Eldorado (Chel)
  • Hercules (Cassandra)
  • Shark Tale (Angie)
  • Open Season


  • ER (Katherine Wilhoite)
  • Third Watch (Amy Carlson)
  • Cheers (Kirstie Alley)

Other films:

  • Manhattan (Meryl Streep)
  • A Midsummer Night`s Sex Comedy (Julie Hagerty)
  • Taste of Honey (Rita Tushingam)
  • The Leather Boys (Rita Tushingam)
  • Butterflies are free (Goldie Hawn)
  • Voices Within: The Lives of Trudi Chase (Shelley Long)
  • The Crucible (Winona Ryder)
  • Kansas City (Jennifer Jason Leigh)
  • Keeping the Faith (Jenna Elfman)
  • Godzilla (Maria Pitillo)
  • Cinderella Man (Renee Zellweger)

Since 1998 the permanent Hungarian voice of Drew Barrymoore (50 First Dates, Duplex, Ever After, Never been kissed, Fever Pitch, Charlie`s Angels, etc.)