Headshots & Resume

CURRENT HEADSHOTS
Emilie Rommel Shimkus, Actor & Model.
See more headshots, modeling work, and stills in the Gallery.

RESUME: Emilie Rommel Shimkus-Resume 2017

STATS

  • Height: 5’3″
  • Hair: blonde, shoulder-length
  • Eyes: Blue-grey
  • Age range: 27-35
  • Non-union actor

Voice
Mezzo-Soprano, rock, jazz, legit, classical

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, coming in 2016
  • 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: “Vintage Glamour” & “The Worn Out Shoes” photoshoots

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—Kelli Agodon Russell, 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), Advanced Scene Study, Improv, Writing & Performing for Young Audiences, Hand-to-hand combat, IPA/Dialect, Beginning ballet

Photos: Lisa Squared Photographing