"Salpini’s performance almost sneaks up on the audience; she skillfully enlivens the script’s gradual reveal of Louise as more than a long-suffering second banana. Mama Rose might be the star of the piece, but Louise...becomes the hero."

                                             - WBUR

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Kirsten Salpini AEA  

Theatre

Height: 5’4”     Hair: Black     Eyes: Brown 

The Donkey Show

Murder for Two

Gypsy

She Loves Me

The Irish...got that way

Jonah and the Whale

Stuart Little

The Snow Queen

Romeo and Juliet

Triumph of Love

Henry V (staged reading)

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Original Practice: Taming of the Shrew

Echoes

Emilia and the Heart of the Amazon 

Dmitri/Vinnie, Mia/Oberon

The Suspects
Louise

Ensemble

Ensemble/Piano & Music Director

Arianna/Nurse/Piano

Ensemble

Rose/Ensemble/Piano

Mercutio

Princess Leonide

Katharine

Silvia

Lucentio

Female

Butterfly/Monkey

American Repertory Theatre

Lyric Stage Company

Lyric Stage Company

Greater Boston Stage Company*

Greater Boston Stage Company*

Greater Boston Stage Company*
Wheelock Family Theatre

New Repertory Theatre

Arts After Hours

Red Branch Theatre Company

It's a Fiasco

Theatre Under the Stars, NH 

Theatre Under the Stars, NH

Merry-Go-Round Playhouse

Merry-Go-Round Playhouse

   *formerly Stoneham Theatre

Related Experience

Dueling Pianist

Commercial & Industrial On-Camera Principal

Flying Ivories, Bobby McKey's, Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland       America Line, Hershey Park

Big Picture Studios, Sunshower Studios

Training

BFA in Musical Theatre, Shenandoah Conservatory

Voice (singing): Gina Beck, Matthew Edwards, Donna Gullstrand, Laurie Nelson

Voice (Linklater, etc...): Patrick Mulryan, Rebecca Schneebaum

Acting: Miriam Silverman, Katie Flahive, Tom Todoroff                    Dance: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Ballroom                   

Alexander Technique: Margi Douglas, Jessica Webb                         Improv: Philip Markle               

Special Skills

Piano (20+ years), singer/songwriter, basic guitar, fluent French, basic Spanish (good w/ languages), accents (standard British, French, Irish, Australian, Czech, etc…), improv, balloon twisting, experienced teaching artist, Original Practice/1st Folio technique, scuba diving certification, experience on camera 

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