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Courtney Knysch


Originally from Chicago, Courtney (she/her/hers) graduated from DePaul University with a BFA in Theatre Arts, a second degree in International Relations, and a minor in Religion. Courtney was the resident Casting Associate at Caffeine Theatre and also had the pleasure of working with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, GreenMan Theatre, and Lily’s Talent Agency. As a freelance artist, she has experience in assistant directing, stage managing, dramaturgy, and performance with various companies all over the city. She has been a proud member of NLTP since 2013.

This Wrestling Place (PSM), I Wanna F*ck Like Romeo & Juliet (PSM), Hitler's Tasters (PSM: Edinburgh Fringe, E2E Festival), the hollower (Casting), Still Dance the Stars (Ashley/Ash), Monte Cristo (Casting Director), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hermia/Fairy)REX (Dramaturg), SIDD (Ensemble), The 4th - staged reading (Director), The Oedipus Project (Producer)

Still Dance the Stars

Still Dance the Stars

As Ash in our production of Still Dance the Stars (Chicago Dramatists, 2017).



As Sidd in our ensemble based production at the Chicago Fringe Festival (Summer 2014).

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Performing in the role of Hermia (Southern California workshop, 2015).

The Oedipus Project

The Oedipus Project

Produced our inaugural show that toured to 3 parks in NYC: Central, Washington Square, and Prospect Parks (Summer 2013).



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