Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Theatre
Claire Wilcher
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Claire_Wilcher.jpgMFA Acting Candidate

Claire has spent the last 17 years cultivating a professional artistic career in Indianapolis, IN. Under the guidance of museum theatre pioneer, Tessa Bridal, Claire helped lay the foundations of the Actor Interpreter department at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, the largest children's museum in the world. She also is a 14-year member of CSz Indianapolis, where she has performed, taught, and directed all forms of improv. There, she mined opportunities to give improv a megaphone. She carried out the ComedySportz World Tour, a self-created cross-country RV trip performing in 25 cities across the country. Claire is also the founding producer of Gal Pal Comedy Fest, a month-long all-women all-city improv party. 

Recent roles on conventional stages include Phebe in As You Like It, The Lady of the Lake in Monty Python's Spamalot, Storyteller in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, and Mistress Page in Merry Wives of Windsor.