Tracy Ann Chapel

BIOGRAPHY

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  BIO....   Tracy Ann Chapel was born in San Jose, California. She is of Welsh, German, Irish, and French decent. Tracy first became involved in the theatre arts as a costumer and worked as an actress and model in and out of high school. She performed as lead dancer for Almenrausch Schuplattler, and dancer for Ballet Russe and Russia dance troops in the San Francisco bay area. Tracy has danced in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and also on cruise ships in North and South America. She studied at The American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.) in San Francisco, The San Francisco School of Circus Arts, and the John Sarno Studio in Hollywood, California. Tracy continues to study privately with acting coach, Tracy Lynch Britton in Los Angeles. She was given her professional start or breakthrough by performing on stage as contra-auguste clown Giggles and as white face clown Cici. Tracy has additionally been cast in lead theatrical stage roles such as, Ann Deever in Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," Rosalind Hay in Ken Ludwig's "Moon Over Buffalo," and Beatrice Vecchio in Rene Taylor and Joseph Bologna's "Lovers and Other Strangers." Tracy's on screen work includes roles in the film "Janked" that was screened in France at the Cannes Film Festival and in the award winning film "Four Winds" directed by Nick Brokaw which also screened at Cannes. She was cast and hired as the female lead, writer, and assistant director for the Noir film "Cherzoso" by producer, Christopher Nibley.