Maureen Dowdell

Maureen returns for her fifth season with Blackfriars Repertory Theatre. Credits include Margaret O'Callahan/He Was Our Father, Mary Magdalene/The Women Who Served, Multiple Roles/Miguel MaƱara. Screen roles include a recurring character, nurse Tracey Boggs, on the NBC/CBS television series In the Heat of the Night and numerous commercials. Maureen, a mezzo-soprano, performs with the New York Grand Opera Company. She is also a member of the vocal ensemble Schola Cantorum on Hudson, which will be touring Europe this summer. A summa cum laude/Phi Beta Kappa graduate of West Virginia University, Maureen earned dual degrees in Music and Journalism. She dedicates her performances to her niece Kristen, a medic serving in the armed forces in Iraq.