Linda Alper


A Resident Artist at Artists Rep, Linda has appeared in The Skin of Our Teeth, The Price, Tribes, 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, The Mark Taper Forum, Intiman Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and other theatres, including 23 seasons with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Linda has co-written adaptations and translations produced by OSF, American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, Denver Theatre; Santa Cruz, Colorado and other Shakespeare festivals, as well as The Acting Company.  She is currently under commission for a new play for Artists Rep’s Table|Room|Stage to write her new play The Last/Worst/Best Place. She is working on an international collaboration with Pakistani writers and actors, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, entitled On Common Ground.  Linda has been chosen for critics' awards for performance, a Fulbright Specialist Grant, Fulbright Travel Grant, National Science Grant for visiting artist to Taiwan and an Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship. A graduate of The Juilliard School, she is a Fulbright Senior Scholar.