Eileen DeSandre

Eileen DeSandre was last seen as Verges in Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Much Ado about Nothing. In 16 seasons at OSF, roles included Bertha Katz in Paradise Lost; Brighella in The Servant of Two Masters; Francis Flute in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Madanikâ in The Clay Cart; Gertrud in On the Razzle; Mme. Pernelle in Tartuffe; Speed in The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Sasha Smirnoff in Room Service; Holofernes in Love’s Labor’s Lost; Della in The Royal Family; Monica Reed in Present Laughter; Juliana Tesman in Hedda Gabler; Aunt Meme in Saturday, Sunday, Monday; Heidi in Fuddy Meers; Nurse Preen in The Man Who Came to Dinner; Go-to-Hell Kitty in Chicago; Maddalena Guarneri in The Magic Fire (OSF, Kennedy Center); Mrs. Candour in The School for Scandal; Maria Vasilyevna in Uncle Vanya; Amira in Pentecost; Bessie Berger in Awake and Sing!;Maria in Twelfth Night; The Maid in Blood Wedding and many others.

Other theater credits include: Becoming Dr. Ruth (Virginia Repertory Theatre); Jeanne d’Arc au Bûcher (Oregon Bach Festival); Miss Helen in The Road to Mecca (Portland Drammy Award, Profile Theatre); Louise in Private Lives (Rubicon Theatre Company); and Nurse in Romeo and Juliet (Riverside Theatre).

Eileen DeSandre