Meet the team of THE CALORIE COUNTERS - Melissa Golden (Director)

Melissa Golden is an actor, director, and stage manager from Chicago. She is always happy to be working as a Company Member with Cuckoo’s and her most recent credits include WOMEN (Director), THE WATER CHILDREN (Liz) and Distracted (Vera) (The Cuckoo’s Theater Project).

Get to know Melissa!

TCTP: What’s a guilty pleasure that you wish wasn’t considered one?

MG: Eating a pint of ice cream in one sitting… that didn’t take much thought tbh lol.

TCTP: Have you already planned your dream wedding?

MG: I used to think it would be really cool to get married in a very old and ornate theater in NYC or Chicago but that’s about as far as any wedding planning has ever gone on my part.

TCTP: When’s the last time you compromised on something?

MG: Every day; theatre is collaborative, if you’re not compromising then you’re doing something wrong… or you’re a nightmare to work with.

TCTP: What’s something you’ve done for your health that you hate?

MG: I recently completed an Elimination Diet to see if I was allergic to dairy… turned out to be lactose so I kinda dodged a bullet there.

TCTP: Chocolate Martini or Vodka Tonic?

MG: I’ve had chocolate wine so I’d be willing to give the martini a good old college try.

Check out Melissa's work in THE CALORIE COUNTERS, running March 18 - April 20 at The Frontier. Get tickets here:

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