CORLISS PRESTON was trained at Indiana University by the wonderful Howard Jensen and the BRISTOL OLD VIC Theatre School in England where she studied with two British renown acting teachers – Rudi Shelly and Nat Brenner. She has worked as a professional actress in NYC (Acting and VO Talent) as well as Regionally for the last 30 years and is currently in Chicago. She has taught at Harvard summer school, New York University (10 years at Playwrights Horizons Theatre School), various camps during her seasons with Shakespeare Festivals and continues to coach privately. *
Since she has been in Chicago, her interests have expanded to Playwriting, Directing and Sound Design. She has created theatre pieces for Visual Artist’s Openings in River North in order to invite the audience into their paintings. She has also gotten her feet wet Producing and wants to continue to expand her knowledge of all aspects of Live Theatre. Her greatest desire is to continue to grow and do what she loves in order to pass on what she has learned to the next generation.