SYDNEY CHARLES was previously seen at Court as Tillie Binks in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. Her other work includes Steppenwolf Theatre Company (directing): Bug (assistant director/dramaturg). Chicago (directing): His Shadow (associate director); The Shipment (associate director). Select credits (Chicago): Wally World (Steppenwolf Theatre); The Color Purple (Drury Lane); Nina Simone: Four Women (Northlight Theatre); Flyin’ West (American Blues Theater); Lottery Day, Father Comes Home from the Wars (Goodman Theatre); The Wiz (Kokandy Productions); and Dessa Rose (Bailiwick Chicago). Regional: I Hate it Here (Studio Theatre). Television: The Chi, Shameless, The T, The Haven. She is the recipient of 3Arts’ “Make a Wave” award, a two-time NewCity “50 Players of the Year,” for Chicago theatre, a BTAA recipient for Best Actress in a Musical, and a four-time Jeff Award-nominated actress. She is a member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. Represented by Stewart Talent. Sydney is forever grateful to God for the journey. www.sydneycharlesexp.com.
Bio as of 2/2021