Full given name: Anna Schutz
Where you were born/where you were raised? Skokie, IL
Your role within the Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls family: Joy / Billy
How would you describe your characters? optimistic, protective & persistent / independent, curious & realistic
In 5 words, how do you describe Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls: Finding yourself in the wild
Something you're REALLY bad at: Whistling. Can. Not. Do. It.
Special hidden talent: I can bake!
Current local show you have been recommending to friends: I want to go see Big Love at Strawdog. Also shout-out to UIUC and Brown Paper Box Co. alumni working in: Yellow Moon (Writers'), Barnum (Mercury), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Big Noise), & Lear (Red Tape).
Favorite Chicago neighborhood: Lincoln Park
Most played song on your iPod: I've been in a super-pop kinda mood lately, so anything upbeat on the radio.
Who would play you in the Lifetime movie about your life: I want to say Natalie Portman, but probably Sarah Silverman
Must-see TV show(s): Mad Men
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Smash ... I need help!
Three things you can't live without: music, hair ties & sunshine
"I'll never understand why…": 3/4 & 6/8 can't just be the same time signature. I mean I get it, but I don't like it.
Brown Paper Blog
Making theatre. Writing about it. Maybe some hilarious Youtube cat videos in between.