Headshots & Resume

Emilie Rommel Shimkus, Actor & Model. IMDB
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Highlights & Stats Below

RESUME: Emilie Rommel Shimkus-Resume 2020


  • Height: 5’3″
  • Hair: blonde, below shoulder
  • Eyes: Blue-grey
  • Age range: 30-37
  • Non-union actor, Big Fish NW Talent


Mezzo-Soprano, rock, jazz, legit, classical

Voiceover for commercial, industrial, and videogames

Skills & Training

  • Vocal study +10 years
  • An “actor who moves”Ballroom, musical theatre dance, beginning ballet (Washington Contemporary Ballet)
  • Can speak, read, write French
  • IPA and basic dialect training
  • Costume design, choreography, and direction
  • Xena yell on request

Collaborations & Direction

  • Creator/Director/Actor: Tell Your Children short film project
  • Director/Choreographer: Annie, Wizard of Oz, Godspell, for Messiah Players, Auburn
  • Co-Curator: Tollbooth Gallery with Kat Ogden in Downtown Tacoma (Summer 2013)
  • Writer/Live Podcast Performer: Dead.fm podcast
  • Creator/Stylist/Model: Creative photoshoots with Kat St. John at pnwportraiture.com

Education & Training

  • Pacific Lutheran University, 2003. BAs in English/Creative Writing and French, Minor in theatre, Emphasis in Printing & Publications, Editorial staff for literary magazine, Director/choreographer for student-run musical theatre showcase
  • Writing Workshops—Credited courses with Earl Lovelace, Deborah Miranda, and Charles Mudede. Workshops with writers such as Kelli Russell Agodon, Susan Rich, Fleda Brown, Michael Spence, Elizabeth Austen, Marjorie Rommel, Josie Emmons Turner, Allen Braden, Tammy Robacker, and others
  • Performance Training— Vocal study +10 years (classical and CCM technique), Actors Way with Nike Imoru, Advanced Scene Study, Improv, Writing & Performing for Young Audiences, Hand-to-hand combat, IPA/Dialect, Beginning ballet

Photos: Lisa Squared Photographing