Audra Blaser is an acting teacher and actor based in Chicago, Illinois. She holds a BFA in Acting/Music Theatre from Carnegie Mellon University’s prestigious School of Drama, as well as an MA in Theatre History and Criticism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. In addition to being an acting coach, Blaser has served as an Adjunct Lecturer of Acting at Northwestern University, an Instructor of Acting at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and is the founder of Two Roads Theatre Project. She has also taught for the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Boulder Valley School District, Olive Tree Arts Network, Skyline Studios, and has conducted master classes for many schools and universities.
As an actress, Blaser has over twenty-five years of professional experience in film, television, and theater. Her credits include roles in the films Bandidas (with Salma Hayek and Penelope Cruz), Wedding Daze (with Jason Biggs and Isla Fisher), Suburban Girl (with Alec Baldwin), and A Novel Romance (with Steve Guttenberg), while television credits include Law & Order (NBC), The Book of Daniel (NBC), Rules of Engagement (CBS), 3 lbs. (CBS), Sherri (Lifetime), numerous pilots, and the lead role on the TBS show Lovebites, produced by Paul Reiser. In addition to her on-camera work, Blaser has performed in theater productions across the US, most notably Off-Broadway at The Public Theater in New York City, and has originated roles in the musicals Happy Days (directed by Garry Marshall) and The Toxic Avenger (directed by Tony Award winner John Rando). She has also appeared in many national commercial and print campaigns.
She is a longstanding member of Actors’ Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA.