from Candide (2017) photo by Brett Beiner

from Candide (2017) photo by Brett Beiner

Cecilia is a Chicago-based actor, born and raised in sunny Tempe, Arizona. 

Cecilia earned her BFA in Musical Theatre from The University of Arizona. As a company member of Arizona Repertory Theatre, Cecilia was classically trained in Shakespeare, Chekov, Commedia dell’arte, Restoration and Moliere. She is a certified actor combatant from the Society of American Fight Directors in Unarmed, Rapier/Dagger and Broadsword. Favorite school credits include The Fantasticks (Luisa), A Little Night Music (Mrs. Nordstom), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Snug). 

She spent thee wonderful summers in Grand Lake, CO at Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre. RMRT credits include The Little Mermaid (Ariel), Les Miserables (Cosette), Titanic: The Musical (Caroline), All Shook Up (Lorraine), and 42nd Street (Phyllis).

In Chicago, Cecilia has appeared as Johanna in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Paramount Theatre & Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre), Rapunzel in Into the Woods (Writers Theatre), Cunegonde in Candide, Mabel in Pirates of Penzance, and Little Red in Into the Woods (Music Theater Works), Sophie u/s in Masterclass (TimeLine Theatre). Regionally, she appeared as Cunegonde in Candide at Clarence Brown Theatre in Knoxville, TN.

In her spare time, Cecilia loves to read and drink copious amounts of coffee. She enjoys skiing and traveling and binge-watching Gilmore Girls