Madeline Pell

Actor, Writer, Artist

About Madeline



               Madeline Pell has been an actor in the Chicago theater community for the  past seven years, earning her BFA in Acting at Roosevelt University's  CCPA, and working at theaters like Lifeline Theatre, Ghostlight  Ensemble, Artemesia Theatre, Waltzing Mechanics, Theatre Evolve, The  Bridge, and Invictus Theatre.  In 2015 she was awarded the Sarah Siddons Scholarship for her time at Roosevelt, where she worked with incredible directors such as Steve  Scott, Keira Fromm, Michelle Shupe, and  Kęstutis Nakas.  Her most recent credits include Mrs. Whatsit in "A Wrinkle in Time" at  Lifeline Theatre, and Gertrude Chiltern in "An Ideal Husband" with  Ghostlight Ensemble. Madeline was also seen on the first season of FOX's  The Exorcist, and has interned with both Oak Park Theatre and The Shakespeare Project of Chicago.  She has been a proud member of SAG-AFTRA since 2016.     

Current Projects



Madeline has been rehearsing for Lifeline's upcoming production of "Emma"

Playing May 24th - July 14th!


Big News!


Madeline is thrilled to join the artistic team and creative ensemble of Jacaranda Collective.


Past Reviews

" Gertrude (played with pitch-perfect softness of tone and firmness of belief by Madeline Pell)..."

     -Splash Magazines (An Ideal Husband)

 "Mrs. Whatsit (Madeline Pell, great), her quote-spouting friend, Mrs. Who  (Javier Ferreira, also great) and the somewhat invisible Mrs. Which  (Carmen Molina, completing the trifecta of greatness)..."

        -TimeOut Chicago (A Wrinkle In Time)

"Mrs. Whatsit, the youngest of three supernatural ladies, whose lives  have spanned centuries and galaxies, is played with humor and  intelligence by Madeline Pell."

     -Chicago Theatre & Concert Reviews (A Wrinkle in Time)

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