SUSIE SPEAR PURCELL
ArtsNow Theater Consultant
Susie Spear Purcell, ArtsNow Theater Consultant, has been acting and teaching theatre arts for more than 30 years. She is currently the Director of Synchronicity Performance Group’s Playmaking for Girls community outreach program. She's developing curriculum and training a teaching staff of 15 female artists to empower teen girls in Georgia detention centers and DFACS Group Homes as well as refugee girls in their playwriting and summer programs. Previously a program director for The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company in Los Angeles, Susie developed curriculum to help imprisoned boys write plays and perform in front of large audiences. Susie teaches Film acting classes and Meisner Technique acting classes to adults and children in Los Angeles and Atlanta.
As an actress, she has been seen in theatre throughout Atlanta including The Alliance Theatre; the 14th Street Playhouse and The Actor’s Express. Susie appeared in the Broadway, Mark Taper Forum’s and The Kennedy Center’s productions of Neil Simon’s “The Dinner Party.” Her film credits include The Lena Baker Story, Dante’s Peak, Deep End of the Ocean and Flight. Television credits include “atisfaction”, “ Single Ladies”, “Family Law”, “ NYPD Blue”, “High Incident”, HBO’s “If These Walls Could Talk I”, “In The Heat of the Night” and “Matlock”.
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