Fourth season: Innogen in Cymbeline and Ermengarde in The Matchmaker. Stratford: Ruth (The Homecoming), Maria (Twelfth Night), Celia (As You Like It), Perdita (The Winter’s Tale), Weird Sister (Macbeth), Portia (Julius Caesar), Hippolyta (A Midsummer Night’s Dream). Elsewhere: Cathy (Cruel and Tender, directed by Atom Egoyan) (Canadian Stage), Pauline Newberry (Eternal Hydra) (Crow’s Theatre), Juliet/Ophelia (Shakespeare: If Music Be...) (Art of Time Ensemble), Beneatha (A Raisin in the Sun) (Soulpepper, Theatre Calgary), Queen of Sheba (Wise Woman of Abyssinia) (b current Theatre), Saint Monica (The Last Days of Judas Iscariot) (Birdland Theatre; five Dora Awards), Antigone (Antigone: Insurgency) (One Little Goat Theatre), Domestic by d’bi young (Volcano Theatre), Peggy Sue (Born Ready) (Obsidian Theatre). Film/TV: Bonnie (The Gathering) (Lifetime Network), Cyda Smith (Mayday) (Discovery), The Tower (CBS pilot with Davis Guggenheim). Training: Humber College. Websites: facebook.com/cararicketts and twitter.com/cara_ricketts. Et cetera: “To Marie-Joseph Angélique and her passion.”
Meet Cara Ricketts at Meet the Festival on Wednesday, July 11.