Anne Torsiglieri is thrilled to be returning to her roots at Princeton where, as an undergraduate, was active with The Triangle Club, Theater Intime, and Princeton Summer Theater. Later in her career, she happily returned to Princeton to teach acting with the Program of Theater and Dance.
Her autobiographical play “A” TRAIN was awarded “Best Production” at the United Solo Festival in 2017. It has also been performed at The Los Angeles Skirball Center and at Playmakers Rep in NC.
Anne has been seen on Broadway in Top Girls, Parade, Blood Brothers and Miss Saigon as well as in the National Tour of Les Misérables as Fantine. Off-Broadway and regionally she’s performed at Manhattan Theatre Club, Second Stage, Playwrights Horizons, Ensemble Studio Theatre, NY Stage and Film, Williamstown Theatre Festival, McCarter Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, The Huntington, The Eugene O’Neill Theatre Festival, Sundance Theatre Lab, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Cleveland Playhouse, Northern Stage and others. She is the recipient of Back Stage West/Drama Logue and Garland Awards for her performance as Catherine Sloper in The Heiress (Berkeley Rep) and the New Hampshire Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as the titular role in The Drowsy Chaperone. TV and film include “Law & Order,” “Kidnapped,” “Gossip Girl” and the award winning “Albert Schweitzer: Called to Africa.” Recent performances include Shakespeare’s Falstaff in The Death of Kings, Rose in Gypsy Donna in Mamma Mia (directed by Carol Dunne – Princeton ’87) and Emma in Stupid F*ing Bird (Santa Barbara Independent Award for “Outstanding Actor”.) Anne is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Theater and Dance at UCSB.