Casey is a freelance actor, director, devisor, and intimacy choreographer  focused on bringing unheard narratives to the stage. She  is an alumna of Bucknell University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Theatre and Film and Media Studies. While at Bucknell she performed in seven productions, directed three, and moonlighted as an assistant costume designer and a playwright.

Casey was the 2018/2019 Artistic Directing Intern at Dobama Theatre in Cleveland OH. While there, Casey was an AD on two productions, a dramaturge on one, and an intimacy choreographer on another. 

 

Since moving to Cleveland, Casey has also performed in a number of productions and is represented for film and modeling by Docherty Talent Agency. You can next see her on stage as Cordelia in The Access Theatre Project's production of Falsettos.

Casey is also the Co-Founder and Co-executive Director of Nightbloom Theatre Co., a Cleveland based ensemble dedicated to producing plays, both new and canonical, that bolster the voices of marginalized persons in our contemporary world, and strengthening the Cleveland theatre community by providing significant artistic opportunity to emerging artists. She co-directed their inaugural production, I'm Alive You Bastards And I Always Will Be by Roxie Perkins. Nightbloom Theatre was also the recipient of a 2019 Awesome Foundation grant. You can learn more about Nightbloom @ www.nighbloomtheatre.org

In addition to her theatrical work, Casey is also an independent filmmaker. She is the creator of numerous short films, audio pieces, and a documentary on the devising process.

© 2021 by Casey Venema

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