Bonni Allen

Last updated

January 4, 2017


Up next: "Savannah Sipping Society" by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten directed by Kent Knutson at Old Log Theater March 4 - May 20, 2017.

"Idiot's Delight" by Robert E. Sherwood directed by Craig Johnson with Girl Friday Productions June 29-July 23, 2017 on the Andy Boss Stage at Park Square Theatre

Ongoing:  One-woman show "Laura Ingalls Wilder: Writer of the Frontier" with History Comes to Life in Elementary schools in the Twin Cities Metro area.  Director: Brad Erickson.


Bonni lives in Minneapolis where she makes her living as a performer and musician on stage and doing commercial, film, voice-over, and puppeteering work.  Select local credits include:  Avenue Q., Learn To Be Latina, Barbecue, Go Ask Alice and Because at Mixed Blood, Disenchanted and Only One Sophie at Illusion Theater, Love, Loss, and What I Wore (National Tour) with Troupe America, The Christians with Walking Shadow, My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding with MN Jewish Theatre, The Pavilion and Fair Game at Yellow Tree Theater, Beyond the Rainbow, Sisters of Swing, and Christmas of Swing with The History Theater, A Piece of My Heart with Theater Unbound.  She is also head photographer at Bonni Allen Photography.



Non-Union  |  651-216-2802
Height: 5’2” Weight: 130, Hair: Dark Blond, Eyes: Green, Suit: 6P Pants: 6P Shoe: 5



Barbecue - Marie - Mixed Blood

Love, Loss, and What I Wore - National Tour with Troupe America 

Avenue Q  -  Kate Monster and Lucy T. Slut  -  Mixed Blood

The Christians - Elizabeth the Pastor's Wife - Walking Shadow in association with Mixed Blood

Idiot's Delight - Shirley - Girl Friday Productions (2017)

Learn to Be Latina  -  Jill  -  Mixed Blood

Disenchanted  -  Cinderella  -  Illusion Theater

A Piece of My Heart  -  Mary Jo  -  Theater Unbound

Only One Sophie - Linda - Illusion Theater (World Premier)

The Pavilion  -  Kari  -  Yellow Tree Theater

Because: A Play About People in Crisis  - Mixed Blood

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Writer of the Frontier - History Comes to Life 

My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding  -  Michelle  -  Minnesota Jewish Theater

Ward 57  -  Lydia Whitrock  -  Florida Stage

Beyond the Rainbow  -  Judy Garland  -  Theatre L’ Homme Dieu

Sisters of Swing: multiple productions  -  Maxene Andrews  -  History Theatre @ TLHD etc.

It's a Wonderful Life Radio Play - All the women but Mary - St. Paul Hotel

Go Ask Alice - Multiple - Mixed Blood

Bush is Bad  -  Ann Coulter, Condi Rice, etc.  -  Old Arizona

Don’t Hug Me Series (10 consecutive years)  -  Clara  -  Hennepin Theater Trust/Tours
Tony & Tina’s Wedding  -  Celeste Romano/Keyboard  -  Actors’ Theater of Minnesota
Fair Game  -  Desi Dickson  -  Yellow Tree Theater
Boeing Boeing  -  Gabriella  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The Full Monty  -  Vicki Nichols  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Gypsy  -  Tessie Tura  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The Spitfire Grill  -  Shelby  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse
25th Annual Putnam Co. Spelling Bee  -  Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The Ultimate Pajama Party  -  Bonni  -  The Lab Theater


Theater People - (TV Series) - Principle -  "The Bravo! Company" - MetaSynthesis

FilmsThe Choo Choo Bob Show - (TV series) - Office Worker - "Business is Good"

Midnight Chronicles  -  Principle  -  Landroval Studios

Draft Day - (Short) - Principle

The Horrible Flowers  -  Principle  -  Freak Beat Inc.
The Wazoo Show  -  Principle  -  Walden Enterprises
“Thank You For . . .”  -  Principle  -  Five Penn Films
Stimulus  -  Principle  -  Jason Schumacher
Sucker Lake Park  -  Principle  -  Collision Pictures
Rock House  -  Day Player  -  Bradford Productions
Three Shades of Sable  -  Principle  -  Intensity Media / Obstacle 7 Films
Factotum  -  Extra  -  Icon Entertainment

iCarly  -  Activision/Nickelodeon  -  Principle/National
Radisson Hotels and Resorts  -  Bolin  -  Principle/National
World Poker Tour  -  Lakes Entertainment  -  Principle/International
Great Clips  -  Robert Medcraft Productions, Inc.  -  Principle/National
America Online/Kids Online  -  Screenscape Studios  -  Principle/Web
Culvers  -  Drive Thru Productions  -  Extra/National
Shop NBC  -  Shop NBC  -  Principle/Regional
Best Buy  -  Yellow Tag/Tag TV  -  Multiple Shoots Principle
Hom Furniture  -  Hometime  -  Principle
Quit Plan  -  Odney  -  Principle
Target  -  Media Loft  -  Multiple shoots Principle
Kohl’s Department Store  -  Kohl’s In-house  -  Principle
Lifetouch National School Studios  -  Lifetouch National School Studios  -  Principle
General Mills  -  General Mills  -  Multiple Shoots Principle                                                                                         3M - A2F Pictures - Principle

Voiceover: Subway, Delta, Target, Best Buy, 3M, General Mills, Exxon Mobile (classified), United Health Care, Mall of America, Virtua, PHS West, and many many more

Quit Plan  -  Bus Wraps, Web, etc  -  Odney
Simply Potatoes  -  Magazine  -  Curtis Johnson
Peerless/Delta  -  Unknown  -  Peerless
Wenger Corporation  -  Catalogue  -  Wenger

26 Years Theater Experience  |  Improv artist “Spontaneous Productions” Improv Troupe  |  Accomplished Pianist  |  Accomplished Vocalist  |  Basic Guitar, Flute, and Organ  |  Professional Swing Dancer/Aerialist with “TC Swing Cats”  |  Figure/Puppet Skills  |  Can burp and cry on command  |  Teleprompt  |  Ear Prompt  |  Extensive VO Work

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