Shelley B. Shelley

Shelley is excited to make her debut performance at Artists Rep. A current resident of Portland, Shelley has performed on stages from Karamu House Theatre (Cleveland, OH), to Jubilee Theatre (Fort Worth, TX), to many other Portland venues. Some of her more memorable roles are Bessie DeLaney in Having Our Say (Jubilee Theatre), Mary Black in Gospel of Lovingkindness, Grandma in Smoldering Fires, and Cecilia Gilchrist in A Sunbeam (PassinArt Theatre), Viola Pettus in American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose (Teatro Milagro), Shakeina in My Walk Has Never Been Average (August Wilson Red Door Project), and Beryl in Slipped in Between Things (Well Arts). Shelley’s film credits include The Music Within, Mama Earth, and The Sacred. Her television credits include two episodes of Grimm. Her commercial work includes Dr. Pepper, Consumer Cellular, Courtesy Ford, Legacy Health, Oregon Lottery, and Kroger/Fred Meyer. Upcoming opportunities to see Shelley on stage include reprising the role of Narrator in Black Nativity for PassinArt Theatre, and the role of Linda in Curve of Departure in the inaugural season of Chapel Theatre Collective. Shelley gives thanks to God for life, love, and talent. She dedicates this performance to her sisters Gloria Morman, Carolyn Carter, and Susan James.