Chelsea Harrison, 2008 Legacy winner, stars as Joan of Arc at The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

February 25, 2014

Chelsea Harrison is excited to be spending the season with the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park as a member of the Bruce E. Coyle Acting Intern Company. She recently finished a starring role (Joan) in the Off the Hill world premier production of Joan the Girl of Arc.   Kirk Shepard of the Sappy Critic writes of Chelsea’s performanceChelsea D. Harrison showed the energy, charisma, and spunkiness I always pictured when thinking about “Joan.”  The role required lots of physicality and she was fearless, giving the role all it required.“ 

A recent graduate with a BFA in acting from New York University’s Tisch School of the the Arts, Chelsea studied acting at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.  Included in her university productions are King John, Milk Like SugarGood People and the New York City premiere of Trey Anthony’s Da Kink In My Hair.  While at Tisch School of the Arts, Ms. Harrison traveled to South Africa to study collaborative theatre and improvisation at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Her time in South Africa culminated in a devised theatre production of The Red Shoes.  Chelsea was also selected for contemporary scene study with Alec Baldwin at Tisch School of the Arts and received the Beth Turner Award for Scholarship in the African Diaspora.