Isabell Monk O'Connor


AEA Member

Isabell Monk O'Connor
Handsome Carl in The Unfortunates
Robin Starveling and Ensemble in A Midsummer Night's Dream
 

In two seasons at OSF: Nurse in Romeo and Juliet; Roberta Shallow in The Very Merry Wives of Windsor, Iowa; Escalus in Measure for Measure; Calpurnia in To Kill a Mockingbird. 

Other theatres: Broadway: Antigone in The Gospel at Colonus, Execution of Justice. Regional: Gloucester in Lear, The Warrior Ant (Mabou Mines); Talking With, Rupert’s Birthday (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Cincinnati Man, Cut Flowers (Mixed Blood Theatre); The Watsons Go to Birmingham, A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (The Children’s Theatre Company), others. Member of Guthrie Theater acting company since 1981. International tours: The Gospel at Colonus, Talking With (Australia), Rupert’s Birthday (Hungary). 

Film/TV: Thin Ice, Intolerable Cruelty, Black Knight, Rosewood, Grumpy Old Men, Calamity Jane, Benson, Family Ties, We Ain’t What We Was (one-woman show, PBS), others.

Awards: Drama Desk Award (The Gospel at Colonus), Obie Award (Lear), 1998 and 2011 McKnight Fellow, 1999 Twentieth Century Fox Fellow and more. 

Other: Stand-up comedy (The Improv). 

Education: BFA, Towson State University; MFAs, Yale School of Drama and the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis.