Theatre Bio

CAROLE LOVE
     Carole Love was born in San Francisco, California, and reared all over the country, her parents having suffered from the wanderlust.  She studied art and drama in high school in Stockton, California, where she won her first art award from the Carnegie Institute.  She received her Associate of Arts degree from Lancaster City College and attended the famous Pasadena Playhouse.
     Carole spent nearly four years in the U.S. Air force.  Her service job was cryptography; however, she also sang with the Air Force Band in St. John's, Newfoundland under the direction of John Williams, who composed the music for Star Wars, ET, Superman and many other great films. 
     Carole did quite a lot of pastel portraiture before deciding to devote the bulk of her time and energies to the theatre.  In 1958, Carole became a member of the Ambassadors, a singing group that toured the U.S. and Canada with The Pearl Bailey Show.  She left the tour in New York City and stayed there to study singing, dance and acting.  While there she appeared in a number of off-Broadway show and did several seasons of Summer Stock.
     She won an audition for the First National Broadway tour of FUNNY GIRL, produced by Ray Stark Productions and understudied Mrs. Strakosh, Fanny's mother's sidekick, which she performed many times during the tour.  After her return to California, she won the role of understudy to Signe Hasso in the Broadway tour of CABARET, which she performed in San Francisco and Chicago.
     While in Lancaster, California, she was President of the Alliance of California Artists, Vice president of the Antelope Valley Arts Council and spearheaded an arts festival to support the arts for the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale called Celebration of the Arts.  For this event, she produced a variety show in which she also performed.
     She also performed the role of Fraulein Schneider in CABARET in Lancaster, and Mother Mary Regina in NUNSENSE for the Palmdale Repertory Theatre.
     While living in Los Angeles, Carole performed and costumed an original musical, A LITTLE MEDITATION.  She was nominated for her costumes by the NAACP.  
     Carole has taught art, drama, singing, and dance, and has lifetime California teaching credentials for Theatre Arts and Related Subjects.
     In her current home, Fresno, California, she has done a lot of art, and was past president of the Alliance of California Artists, and is currently first vice president of the Fresno Porcelain Artists.
     She has done several acting jobs in Fresno including Vita Louse Simmons in Harvey for the Good Company Players, and Nat in Rabbit Hole and appeared in an original film, BEATEN PATH.
     Carole's name appeared in the 1982 edition of 'Who's Who in California'.

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