Linda Alper

Actor

At Artists Rep, Linda has appeared in The Importance of Being Earnest, Marjorie Prime, The Skin of Our Teeth, The PriceTribes, The Quality of Life, Ten Chimneys, Superior Donuts and The Cherry Orchard. She has also played leading roles at Portland Center Stage, Portland Shakespeare Project, Off Broadway, Mark Taper Forum, The Intiman, Seattle Rep and other theatres, including 23 seasons with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival where she appeared in over 50 productions.

Linda has also co-written adaptations produced by OSF, ACT in San Francisco, Denver Theatre Center, Virginia Rep; Santa Cruz, Colorado and other Shakespeare festivals, as well as The Acting Company.  With Penny Metropulos, she wrote an adaptation of Great Expectations which played at OSF for the entire 2016 season.  Recently, she was the script deviser and producer for On Common Ground, a Pakistani/American collaboration supported by a U.S. Embassy Cultural Affairs Grant, that performed at Artists Rep and OSF.  She is currently working on The Last/Best/Worst Place, a new play commissioned by Artists Rep’s Table|Room|Stage.

Linda has won a Dramalogue Award for Best Actress, Fulbright Specialist Grant to Pakistan, Fulbright Travel Grant, Grant for Visiting Artist to Taiwan and an Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship. A graduate of The Juilliard School, she is also a Fulbright Senior Scholar.