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MARY JANE

HANSEN

ACTOR

ph: 518.587.5827 / email: mjhansen@nycap.rr.com

ACTOR BIOGRAPHY

Mary has performed at Lincoln Center, The Public Theatre, New York State Theatre Institute, Queens Theatre in the Park, Teater Vastmanland, Sweden and Teatro Campogalliani, Italy among other venues. Favorite roles include Susy in Wait Until Dark, Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday, Irene in Idiot’s Delight and Joan in The Lark. She has appeared in numerous episodes of ABC’s All My Children and has been featured in television commercials as well as corporate industrials.  Mary is a partner in Handsome Spyder Productions, a film production company. She wrote the script  and co-starred in the recently released feature, The Thing on the Doorstep. She also played the female lead role of Nell Dancer in the original stage production and for the Audie Award-winning Family Classic Audiobook of The Killings Tale. The audiobook Hollowville: A Ghost Story, for which Mary played the female lead and served as scriptwriter, earned two Audie Award nominations. She is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, New York Women in Film & Television, and The Dramatists Guild of America.

MARY JANE HANSEN

AEA, AFTRA   Height: 5'6"   Weight: 115

Eyes: Hazel   Hair: Lt. Brown

THEATRE

PRODUCTION                           ROLE                         THEATRE                                       DIRECTOR

Letters From A Window In The Sky

(Also Playwright)

Other People's Money

Someone

The Vagina Monologues

Guardians of the Treasure

(Also adaptation)

Dark North

The Sound of Murder

Pinocchio

(Also adaptation)

Saratoga Chips

(Also Playwright)

American Soup

(Also Playwright)

 

 

A Tribute to Richard Wilbur 

Born Yesterday

 

 

 

The Lark 

Macbeth

A Tale of Cinderella

 

 

A Murder is Announced

Arsenic and Old Lace

Philadelphia Story

Wizard of Oz

Wait Until Dark

Fiorello

Harvey

The Tempest

Idiot’s Delight

1776

Romeo and Juliet

And Then There Were None

A Legend of Sleepy Hollow

(Also Playwright)

Ordeal By Innocence

(Also Adaptor)

The Crazy Time


And 20+ more professional productions

Mary Jane


Kate Sullivan

Janice

Women

Narrator


Genevieve

Anne Norbury

Blue Fairy


Carlotta Myers, 

Mrs. Morrisey

Maggie

 



Hermione, Eliante, Irma 

Billie Dawn

 

 

 

Joan

His Wife

Seppia


Julia

Elaine Harper

Tracy Lord

Glinda

Susy

Dora

Myrtle Mae

Miranda

Irene

Martha Jefferson

Lady Capulet

Vera Claythorne

Clara

 

Mary

 

Susan

National Museum of Dance


National Museum of Dance

National Museum of Dance

National Museum of Dance

National Museum of Dance


National Museum of Dance

Saratoga Arts Center

National Museum of Dance


Saratoga Arts Center


Teater Vastmanland, Sweden

Teatro Campogalliani, Italy

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTIP)

NYS Theatre Institute (NYSTI)

Old Colonial Theatre

NYSTI 

White Plains Performing Arts Center

QTIP

Teater Vastmanland, Sweden

NYSTI

NYSTI

Lincoln Center, NYC

Danny Kaye Playhouse, NYC

Shea’s Theatre, Buffalo

Proctor’s Theatre, Schenectady

Syracuse Civic Center

QTIP, NYSTI

QTIP, NYSTI

QTIP, NYSTI

NYSTI

NYSTI

NYSTI

NYSTI

NYSTI

NYSTI

NYSTI

NYSTI

NYSTI

NYSTI

 

NYSTI


Lake George Dinner Theatre

Tereza Andersson


Bill Fortune

Pat Birch

Misc

Mary Jane Hansen


Will Severin

Ron Holgate

Mary Jane Hansen


Bill Fortune/Patricia Snyder

 

Bill Fortune 




Ralph Hammann 

Ed. Lange

 

 

 

Patricia Snyder

Liz Swain

Patricia Snyder 


Patricia Snyder

Ed. Lange

Bill Fortune

Patricia Snyder

Ralph Allen

Pat Birch

Ralph Allen

Greg Banks

Ed. Lange

Ron Holgate

Ron Holgate

David Bunce

Patricia Snyder

 

Liz Swain

 

Bruce Jordan

FILM, TV & AUDIOBOOKS

The Outage


The Thing On The Doorstep


Hollowville

 

 

The Killings Tale

 

 

All My Children


Various Commercials & Industrials

Actor & Screenwriter


Actor & Screenwriter

 

Actor & Author

 

 

Female Lead Actor

 

 

Nurse: 10+ episodes

Handsome Spyder Productions

In Production

Handsome Spyder Productions

Released 2014

Family Classic Audio Books

nominated for 2 Audie Awards

 

Family Classic Audio Books

2004 Audie Award Winner

 

ABC

EDUCATION

Masters Candidate, Harvard University, Extension School, Dramatic Arts Program

Scott Zigler - Directing/Scene Study

Marcus Stern - Advanced Acting

Remo Airaldi - Acting Shakespeare

BA Theatre, Russell College, Troy, NY

Marymount Manhattan College, NY

ETC.

Featured as Original Cast in 3 Samuel French Publications (Killings Tale, Miracle on 34th St., Tale of Cinderella)

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