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wendygough9bWendy is a Los Angeles based theatre artist.

She has been seen in LA as Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Desdemona in Othello, the title role in Joan Silsby’s The Devil’s Bride, Esther Summerson in the critically acclaimed Charles Dickens’ Bleak House, Imogen in Cymbeline, and multiple roles in Transports of the Heart, including Calamity Jane and Groucho Marx.  Other favorite roles include Kate in Taming of the Shrew, Dorine in Tartuffe and Helena in All’s Well that Ends Well.

She made her directorial debut at Write Act Repertory with Diane Grant’s One-Act Sex and Violence, and continued her directing career with The Masque of the Red DeathDriving Rain, Clyde Derrick’s Teshuvah, Greg Crafts’ Friends Like These, Cesar Abella’s Sleeping Around, and the 2016 remount of Joan Silsby’s The Devil’s Bride. 

Her full-length play, CAKE, was produced at Theatre Unleashed in 2015. Other plays are available to read at the New Play Exchange.

Wendy is also an accomplished Mask Artist,  her masks having appeared in numerous productions in Los Angeles and around the world.

In 2005, 2008 and 2012 Wendy staged her solo show, The Divine Madness of Isabella, about the Commedia dell’Arte actress, Isabella Andreini, for which she was awarded the Women in Theatre Red Carpet Award.

Wendy holds a Master’s Degree from the Hilberry Repertory in Detroit.  She has also studied at the Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre, and is a graduate of The University of California at Santa Barbara.

Wendy is a member of  SAG-AFTRA and Actors’ Equity.

When not on stage, Wendy is a persistent gardener, avid dog-lover and relapsed Martial Artist.  She is the Communications Coordinator at IATSE Local 871.