Lanise Shelley (LIZ RICO)
Lanise is making her Windy City Playhouse debut. Chicago credits include Short Shakespeare! MACBETH, Short Shakespeare! A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, and Shakespeare in the Parks productions of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’s DREAM and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); DEATH TAX (Lookingglass Theater Company); and the workshop of THE CONVERT and SAFE HOUSE (Goodman Theatre). Regional credits include: AS YOU LIKE IT (American Repertory Theater); TWO PLAYS BY SOPHOCLES (Outside the Wire); and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM and JULIUS CAESAR (Shakespeare Santa Cruz). She has also performanced with Milwaukee Repertory Theater (resident company member for five years) and Indiana Repertory Theater. Her TV credits include “Chicago Fire” (NBC) and “Discovery World.” Lanise received an MFA from ART/MXAT at Harvard University, a BFA from Cornish College of the Arts and a BADA from Oxford, England.