Brooke Shilling is committed to creating socially relevant performance and to using theatre practices as a vehicle for social change. Her dream is to make art for people who need it all over the world!
From New York City, born and raised, Brooke holds a BFA in Acting from Ithaca College and is currently an MFA candidate in Devised Performance at The University of the Arts/Pig Iron School in Philadelphia. She has worked with groups including The Drama League, One Year Lease Theatre Company, Civic Ensemble, A Laboratory for Actor Training, The Joust Theatre Company and more. She has worked as a producing associate and resident artist of The H.E.A.T. Collective, a company dedicated to theatre for personal and social change, and has been an assistant for Loose Change Productions and Fast Lane Projects in NYC. She has worked as a teaching artist with The Irondale Center for Theater, Education and Outreach in NYC and is a resident actor at the Please Touch Museum in Philly. She also spent a summer rehearsing and performing with One Year Lease Theatre Company in northern Greece. Past acting credits include Esther in Book of Esther, Valeria in The Rover, Veronica in Fifth Planet, and Kelly in Dying City, as well as a variety of films.
Brooke would love to work with you!