Evelyn Gaynor, MFA is an instructor of Voice and Speech and Acting for The Chicago High School for the Arts, a company member of Barrel of Monkeys, and a teaching artist with Chicago Youth Shakespeare and The Viola Project. She recently understudied the original play COCKED by Sarah Gubbins at Victory Gardens Theater, and appeared on Chicago P.D. Other stage credits include work at Syracuse Stage, Indiana Festival Theater, and The Hangar Theatre. Evelyn recently moved to Chicago after living in NYC where she was a teaching artist with Periwinkle Theater for Youth, Broadway Classroom, and Inside Broadway. She received her BFA in Acting from Syracuse University and her MFA in Acting from Indiana University.