Linda Gillum

Core Ensemble Since 2001

 

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Productions with Remy Bumppo

The Skin Of Our Teeth, Great Expectations, Love and Information, Both Your Houses, Our Class, Creditors, Changes of Heart, The Importance of Being Earnest, Night and Day (2010), Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Old Times, Bronte, Fiction, thinkTank: An Immigrant Class (director), The Real Thing, The Best Man, Tartuffe, Aren’t We All, A Delicate Balance, Some Americans Abroad, Holiday, Top Girls, Man and Superman. Linda also served as Director for thinktank: An Immigrant Class and Assistant Director for On the Verge.

Awards

Joseph Jefferson Nomination — Ensemble — Our Class, 2014
After Dark Award — Outstanding Ensemble — The Best Man, 2006
After Dark Award — Outstanding Ensemble — A Delicate Balance, 2005
After Dark Award — Outstanding Production — Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage, 2002
After Dark Award — Outstanding Ensemble — Cleansed, 2001

Other Theater Credits

A Red Orchid, Court, Defiant, Lyric Opera, Mercury, Northlight, Roadworks, ShawChicago, Steppenwolf and Theatre at the Center as an actor; and Chicago Dramatists, Defiant, Famous Door, Greenhouse Theater Center, Illinois Repertory Theatre, Next Theatre, Noble Fool, Shattered Globe, St. Croix Festival, Timber Lake Playhouse, and Carthage College as a director. Member and Media Relations Manager of Defiant Theatre Company (R.I.P.). She also teaches acting at Acting Studio Chicago and Remy Bumppo Theatre and is an adjunct at The Theatre School at DePaul University. Linda is also a speech consultant for corporate executives.

Film

Dorkumentary, The Big Date, Bruised OrangeCasting AboutThe Haunting Hour, and The Photographist

Television

Chicago Fire, Prison BreakEarly Edition