LUISA SERMOL (Dierdre Blake) Luisa Sermol is delighted to be performing again with Artists Repertory Theatre, having previously acted in Xmas Unplugged, Lost Boy, Three Sisters, The Goat, Night of the Iguana, Touch, Sideman, and Master Class. Other Portland credits include Sans Merci (Badass Theater), Suddenly Last Summer (Shaking the Tree), Mary Stuart (NW Classical/Cygnet), Hen Night Epiphany (Corrib Theater), Boleros for the Disenchanted (Miracle Theatre), Heather Raffo’s 9 Parts of Desire, Moon for the Misbegotten (CoHo), No Way to Treat a Lady (Broadway Rose), Ashes to Ashes (Profile), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Portland Center Stage), Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night (Tygres Heart), and Withering Looks, Bloody Poetry, Lady Windemere’s Fan, Vitriol and Violets (Cygnet). Luisa has also performed in New York/regionally with The Roundabout, Classic Stage Company, Colonial Theatre, and Williamstown Theatre Festival, as well as numerous Off-Off Broadway productions. She is a 5 time recipient of the Portland Drama Critics “Drammy” for Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role. Television/Film work includes Grimm, Leverage, Personals, Zero Effect and the award winning animated short, Insect Poetry. She holds an MAT from Lewis & Clark College, a conservatory degree in acting from The Juilliard School, and is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. A teacher for many institutions in Portland, Luisa currently is a public school teacher for Fowler Middle School as well as a private coach.