Broadway veteran and 2014 SAG Award winner Dale Soules, who most recently co-starred with Patti LuPone and Michael Urie in Shows for Days at Lincoln Center Theater, has been nominated for her second Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy for her work on the smash-hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. Ms. Soules plays inmate Frieda (who befriends Red (played by Kate Mulgrew). Season 4 premieres June 17, 2016.
The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards airs Saturday, January 30 and will be broadcast live from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center on TNT and TBS at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
In addition to Shows for Days, Ms. Soules recently reunited with Doug Wright for their third collaboration on Posterity at the Atlantic Theater Company.
This also reunited her with Neil Pepe, who directed her in the Broadway (and LaJolla Playhouse) productions of Hands On A Hardbody. She has also appeared in ATC’s productions of The Water Engine, The Joy of Going Somewhere Definite (directed by William H. Macy), and Blithe Spirit. She recently completed shooting the film Aardvark with Zachary Quinto and AWOL, a feature film which initially premiered as a prize-winning short film at Sundance in 2011.
Ms. Soules was featured in the Broadway productions of Grey Gardens (Broadway and regional, Theatre Works – OCC Nomination), The Crucible (with Liam Neeson), The Magic Show, Whose Life Is It Anyway? and the original HAIR (Broadway debut). Her additional credits include Marsha Norman’s Getting Out, New Jerusalem, Lotta, The Unknown (Public Theatre), Maid, Gather At The River, (Lincoln Center Theater), Pericles (Red Bull Theatre), Killing The Boss, Dog And Wolf (Cherry Lane & 59 E. 59th respectively), and most recently I Remember Mama (Transport Group Theatre Company – New York Times top 10 shows of 2014). Regional: Candide (Guthrie), Wintertime, Landscape of the Body (Doug Hughes-Dir.), Caucasian Chalk Circle (Dan Sullivan-Dir.) and her one person show Chameleons (all Seattle Rep.), Paris Commune (La Jolla Playhouse), All’s Well That Ends Well (Yale Rep.), Gum, Macbeth (Center Stage), Doubt (Gulf Shore Playhouse). Television: “Unforgettable” (CBS), American Playhouse’s “Until She Talks,” “The Grapes of Wrath,” “Sesame Street,” Maurice Sendak’s “Really Rosie,” “Law & Order.” Film: The Messenger, Diggers, Motherhood. Awards: The New Dramatists Charles Boden Award (Dedication to New Work and Extraordinary Contribution to the Theatre.)
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