Island Shakespeare Festival

Candice Handy (she/her; Reader: Music and Dance, Tales from the Vomitorium; Ensemble in Musings of Fire) is a professional actor and teaching artist based in Cincinnati, OH. It her pleasure to play with the Island Shakespeare Festival again, where she had the opportunity to embody her dream role, Paulina, in The Winter's Tale, last season. Candice is a resident ensemble member of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, where she's played a couple of her favorite roles; Malcolm (Macbeth) and Coretta Scott King/Fannie Lou Hamer (All the Way). Candice's other regional credits include, Human Race Theatre Company (The Cake), Theatre at Monmouth (The Pirates of Penzance), and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (Christmas Carol). She thanks her family for their unrelenting support and encourages everyone to wear their masks, so that the stage may come to life again.

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