Resume

Height: 5’2” ▪ Weight: 105▪ Hair: brown ▪ Eyes: brown▪ email: janet@janetmotenko.com

Theater

Desiree, Bellerose and Sister Marthe, Cyrano, Sierra Repertory Theatre, Sonora

Clown, Al and Homer: The Drone Play, Ovation Stage, Sacramento

Felicity, The Shadow Box, Resurrection Theatre, Sacramento

Pawlina, Angel in the Night, California Stage, Sacramento

Zerbinetta, Italian Opera, California Stage, Sacramento

Countess Aurelia, The Madwoman of Chaillot, Ovation Stage, Sacramento

Hildegarde, Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them, Ovation Stage, Sacramento

Colleen, Healing Grace, Ovation Stage, Sacramento

Naomi, Naomi in the Living Room, Ovation Stage, Sacramento

Madame Giry, Phantom of the Opera, Sacra-Melo, Sacramento

Bernice (stand-in), Pensacola, Lambda Players, Sacramento

Widow Paroo, The Music Man, Noetic Productions, Roseville

Mother, Life With Father, Woodland Opera House, Woodland

Mommy (stand-in), This One Night, B Street Theatre, Sacramento

Madame Arcati, Blithe Spirit, Sierra Repertory Theatre, Sonora

Stephanie, Marquee, Sierra Repertory Theatre, Sonora

Constance, Dear World, Manteca Community Theatre

Diva, On the Street and Off the Wall, Stockton Civic Theatre

Woman, Gold’s Fool, Sacramento Theatre Company

Ermengarde, Hello, Dolly!, Music Circus, Sacramento

Studio

Amanda, Glass Menagerie (Williams), Studio, B Street Theatre Conservatory, Sacramento

Nurse Benson, Bad Habits (McNally), Studio, American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco

Roberta, A Life in the Theater (Mamet), Studio, American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco

Various, Fantasy Festival Reading, Fantasy Theatre, Sacramento

Domina, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, CSU Fresno

Elise, The Miser (Moliere), CSU Fresno

Title role, The Sparrow (original kabuki), CSU Fresno

Piglet, Winnie the Pooh (touring production), CSU Fresno

Duchess, Alice in Wonderland (touring production), Delta College

Martirio, The House of Bernarda Alba (Lorca), Delta College

Ensemble, Carnival and West Side Story, Delta College

Aase, Peer Gynt (Ibsen), Delta College

Christina, The Cave of Salamanca (Cervantes), Delta College

Voice over

Multiple projects through Nakamoto Productions, Voice123.com, Bodalgo.com and others. Among past clients:
Communicare/Ferralli Studios, Pennsylvania
Zap!Sound, (Western Union IVR), Vienna, Austria
Headhunterz (musician-producer), Netherlands
Clark and Rush Mechanical, California
Watkins Vanilla, Missouri
Manteca Bulletin, California
TOTH Brand Imaging, Massachusetts
Wiles Wedding Video, California

Related

Alto and business manager, Merry Measure novelty quartet, Sacramento
Scriptwriter and actor, training videos, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento
Dresser, Theatre Royal at Drury Lane and Royal Court Theatre, London, England

Training

Voice over

Ray Nakamoto, Cammie Winston, Donna Christie, Bill Whitman, Stan Lemkuil, Susan Hayward, among others

Formal education

ACT Summer Training Congress (Meissner, Francine Landes; improv, Rafe Chase); Shakespeare (Jack Lynn, Charlie Holliday); B Street Theatre Conservatory (Michael Stevenson, Jamie Jones); CSU Fresno (B.A., drama); Delta College (A.A., journalism, drama); Mountview Drama School (London)

Movement and voice

STC/ACT (dance, Priscilla Regalado; clowning, Letitia Bartlett; stage combat, Andrew Hurteau; speech, Lynn Soffer); Step One (tap); CSU Fresno (ballet, theater dance, mime); Delta College (modern dance, theater dance, choral); Sacramento City College (voice)

Children’s theater

CSU Fresno and Delta College (multiple touring and mainstage productions)

Skills and interests

Character voices, physical comedy, clowning, singing, dancing, playing piano, children’s theater, aerobics, yoga, reading, writing, editing, publications layout, travel, gardening, loitering in coffeehouses

Email: janet@janetmotenko.com