Hard-Core CORN

Kelly Haramis' popcorn-jonesing life is about to get flipped when she meets a nutrition guru in this one-woman show. Find out what happens when Kelly navigates a maze of maize - through hilarious newscasts, cooking shows & personal confessions. The show with the most stars wins our Audience Choice Award! Click here to leave your review: https://www.chalcal.com/FRIGIDNewYork/frigid2019/hardcore_corn

KELLY HARAMIS is a Chicago-area actor and writer. A former Chicago Tribune journalist, Kelly earned her BA in Journalism and minors in Theatre Arts and Women’s Studies from Penn State. Kelly is also a graduate of the Second City Conservatory and the iO Chicago Training Center, and she studied at the Annoyance Theatre. Kelly performed “Hard-Core CORN” at the 2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival and the 2017 Chicago Fringe Festival. Kelly performed a few scenes of “Hard-Core CORN” at the 2014 Chicago Women’s Funny Festival.

Kelly performed her one-woman show “Double Happiness: A Tale of Love, Loss, and One Forever Family” at the FRIGID NY Festival in 2014. In addition to FRIGID NY, she performed “Double Happiness” at fringe festivals in Chicago, Orlando, Montreal, and Ithaca.

Aside from her one-woman shows, Kelly is on the House Team at Improv Playhouse. She has performed in Chicago in plays at the Public House Theatre and Den Theatre, and in New York at the Midtown International Theatre Festival (2014) and Del Close Marathon (2012). When Kelly is not onstage, you can find her doing everything from teaching children’s theatre to binge-watching Spanish television shows on Netflix to baking dye-free, corn-free baked goods with her two pre-teen daughters. 

DAVID KNOELL is a theatre artist living in the Chicago area.  He serves as Technical Director and Lecturer of Theatre at Lake Forest College and is an Artist-in-Residence for Theatre at Concordia University Chicago.  He enjoys directing original, classic, and adapted works and coaching improvisation for both schools.  He is producer and music director of the long-running improv show, Jam Sandwich, at the Second City Training Center Chicago.  Additionally, David is a member of Actors' Equity Association, the professional union for actors and stage managers, and a Board Member for Equity Library Theatre Chicago. As Executive Stage Manager for Performing Arts Educators, David has worked with international dance and choir programs at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.  If he ever gets around to finishing it, you can check out his website, dktheatrical.com


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