Elise Pakiela

Elise Pakiela + (Pockets) is delighted to return to Dobama Theatre! She is a DEAP alumna, having previouslt appeared in THE PERSIANS and THE TROJAN WOMEN. Other credits include: WAIT UNTIL DARK (Gloria) at Idaho Shakespeare Festival/Great Lakes Theater, THE CRUCIBLE (Betty Parris) at Cleveland Play House, THE TEMPEST, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, and HENRY V at Ohio Shakespeare Festival, ANNIE (Kate), THE CHILDREN'S HOUR (Rosalie), and YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at Beck Center for the Arts, CHILDREN'S LETTERS TO SATAN (Cassie/Molly) at Blank Canvas Theatre, THE GIVER (Lily) at Players Guild Theatre, THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE (Essie) at Coach House Theatre, and SHREK (Young Fiona) at Mercury Theatre Company. NYC performances: BROADWAY KIDZ BACKWARDS at Feinstein’s/54 Below and SONGS FOR STORY SHIFTERS at Stage 72. Elise trains in voice, acting, and dance locally and at Broadway Artists Alliance in NYC. Many thanks to Nathan, Eric, and everyone at Dobama, and gratitude to Mom, Dad, Sean and Ryan. www.elisepakiela.com

+ Denotes Equity Membership Candidate