Melanie Uhlir

Shakespearean and contemporary stage, film, and voice acting.
Email: herecka@lightlink.com

Stage Roles

Ariel, The Tempest, Ithaca Shakespeare Company, 2014

Bianca, Desdemona, A Play About A Handkerchief by Paula Vogel, Ithaca Shakespeare Company, 2013

Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing, Ithaca Shakespeare Company, 2013

Katherine, The Taming of the Shrew, Ithaca Shakespeare Company, 2012

Olivia, Twelfth Night, Ithaca Shakespeare Company, 2012

Robin Goodfellow (Puck), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Ithaca Shakespeare Company/Ithaca Festival (June5) and Cornell Plantations, July 8-24, 2011

Le Beau, As You Like It, Ithaca Shakespeare Company/Cornell Plantations, July 7-23, 2011

Maxine Weird, Toil and..., Wolf's Mouth Theatre Collective, 2011

Gertrude, Hamlet, Goodwill Theatre, 2011

Wife, Knight of the Burning Pestle, Ithaca Shakespeare Company, 2010

Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, Ithaca Shakespeare Company/Cornell Plantations, 2010

Ms. Contabile, a librarian, Dewey Eyed, Wolf's Mouth Theatre Collective, Spring (W)rites Literary Festival 2010

Robin Goodfellow (Puck), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Ithaca Shakespeare Company/Cornell Plantations, 2009

Terri, Romantic Orders, Wolf's Mouth Theatre Collective/Kitchen Theatre & various, 2009

Heather, Hell Hath Three Furies, WingSpace Theater Co., 2009

Fool, King Lear, The Red Bull Players/Cornell Plantations, 2008

Anya, Waiting for Management, WingSpace Theater Company, 2008

Kitt, One More Chance, WingSpace Theater Company, 2008

Esther, Tall is Small, WingSpace Theater Company, 2008

Mary, Wine Time, WingSpace Theater Company, 2008

Respondent #5, Cindy, WingSpace Theater Company, 2008

Ophelia, Hamlet, The Red Bull Players/Cornell Plantations, 2007

Hamlet, Macbeth, various, The Complete Works of Wm. Shakespeare (Abridged), The Red Bull Players/Cornell Plantations, 2006

Ruth, 48 Hour Play Marathon (Fall/Out), Kitchen Theatre 2006

Queen Margaret, Richard III, The Red Bull Players/Cornell Plantations, 2005

Margaret Dodgson, The Dodgson Girls, Third Floor Productions, 2004

Mistress Quickly, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Red Bull Players/Cornell Plantations, 2004

Multiple roles, 24 Hours AM and PM, Brobdingnagian Players, 2004

Miss Prickett, The March Hair [sic], and The Queen of Hearts, What She Found There, Risley Theatre, 2004

Banquo, Macbeth, Black Umbrella Company, 2003

Elaina, The Tadpole Stage, Third Floor Productions, 2003

Iras, Menas, Antony and Cleopatra, The Red Bull Players/Cornell Plantations, 2003

Donna, Swimming in the Shallows (regional premiere), Kitchen Theatre, 2003

Caliban, The Tempest, The Red Bull Players/Risley Theatre, 2002

The Popsicle, The Refrigerator Caper, Kitchen Theatre, 2002

Margaret, Much Ado About Nothing, Black Umbrella Company, 2002

Film Roles

Woman in Red, Creatures of the Night, Liam Collins/Jnani Butler, 2007

Mother of screaming baby, The Passion of the Crust, Bordella/Ryan DePaul, 2005

Kate Wannamaker, Sixty Degrees of Separation, Bordella/Ryan DePaul, 2005

Kate Wannamaker, The F Word, Bordella/Ryan DePaul, 2005

Kate Wannamaker, Endless Winter ("Best Comedy," 2005 PEGASYS Awards), Bordella/Ryan DePaul, 2004

Voice Roles

Clover the calf, Peep #1, barnyard animals, Battle Cattle (unreleased), 2006

Laralle and various background voices in Tina Howe's Alysa of the Fields

Training

Improvisation Workshops, with Holly Adams, Norm Johnson, Davide Giovanzana, and Marie Sirakos.

Stage Combat, with Cornell Ring of Steel

Commedia dell'Arte workshop, with Davide Giovanzana

Meisner Technique, with Eliza VanCort, Acting Workshop of Ithaca

College coursework, SUNY New Paltz

Melanie Uhlir
Melanie Uhlir

Melanie Uhlir as Lady Macbeth
Lady Macbeth

Melanie Uhlir as Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream
Puck

Melanie Uhlir as The Fool in King Lear
Lear's Fool

Melanie Uhlir as Ophelia in Hamlet
Ophelia

Melanie Uhlir as Queen Margaret in Richard III
Queen Margaret

Melanie Uhlir as Kate Wannamaker in Endless Winter
Kate Wannamaker

Melanie Uhlir as Mistress Quickly in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Mistress Quickly