Jesse Dornan (Andrew) is excited to work with The Brown Paper Box Company. Previous Chicago credits include Both Your Houses (Remy Bumppo), SS! A Midsummer Nights Dream (CST), and Making God Laugh (Fox Valley Repertory). Regional credits include King Lear and Comedy of Errors (Door Shakespeare Festival); Two Gentlemen of Verona and Romeo and Juliet (Nebraska Shakespeare Festival); The Seafarer, The Government Inspector, and A Christmas Carol (Milwaukee Repertory Theatre); A Midsummer Nights Dream (Pioneer Memorial Theater); and Glengarry Glen Ross, Clybourne Park, and You Can’t Take It With You (Asolo Repertory Theatre). Jesse has an MFA from the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training. Thank you to Colleen for always being there.
Full name? Jesse Michael Dornan
Where you were born/raised? Salt Lake City, UT
Your position/role within the SPIKE HEELS family? Andrew
How would you describe your character? He’s sensitive and inquisitive. Wants to help everyone in any way he can. I think it makes him feel more alive to change the world, one person at a time.
In 5 words, how would you describe SPIKE HEELS? Playful story of lust (and) loss.
How would you describe Theresa Rebeck's writing? Sitcom, quick dialogue with witty remarks and deep observations of human relationships.
What's your favorite kind of shoe? PUMA
Who would play you in the Lifetime movie of your life? Hugh Grant
Special hidden talent? Juggling
Favorite Chicago neighborhood? UPTOWN!
Current local show you've been recommending to friends? Pericles at Chicago Shakespeare
Pop culture guilty pleasure? True Blood
Three things you can't live without? My cat, my girlfriend, and chocolate
SPIKE HEELS runs January 23–February 8, 2015 at THE WEST STAGE AT THE RAVEN THEATRE COMPLEX. Thursdays–Saturdays @ 8 PM and Sundays @ 3:30 PM. Tickets are available at http://spikeheelschi.bpt.me.
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