Judy Bauerlein has worked extensively as a performer in both regional and New York theaters. She's performed new and collaborative work at the La Jolla Playhouse, the Southern Theatre in Minneapolis, Highways Los Angeles, Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia, the Lincoln Center Director's Lab, the Public Theatre (NYC) and Bread and Puppet Theatre. Most recently she appeared in Jay Scheib's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Platonov at the La Jolla Playhouse. Film credits include Deconstructing Harry, Diary of a City Priest, Drunks, and Free Land by Minda Martin. Judy grew up in a very creative home in suburban Philadelphia, the tenth of eleven children. She made her stage debut at the age of four in Ambler Theater's production of The King and I where she played one of the Princesses. She graduated from Temple University in 1991 and immediately moved to NYC to pursue a career in acting. In 2001 she started graduate school at UC Santa Barbara where she earned her doctorate. Dr. Bauerlein is an associate professor of theatre at California State University San Marcos and teaches classes in theatre history and theory, acting, playwriting and production.