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Kelsey Pressnall

How would you describe yourself as an artist?: Actor/Arts Administrator

What pronouns do you use?: She/Her/Hers

How do you define your gender?: Cis Woman

How do you define your sexuality?: Lesbian/Queer

Where are you based? : NYC

What is your favorite thing on your resume?: I had the privilege of playing Scout in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ in 2018 but I also love my current project, the national tour of ‘American Girl Live’. I get to sing to young women across the country about how to unapologetically be who they want to be

What is the musical theatre song you’re most likely to belt in the shower?: Honestly, “Changing My Major” from ‘Fun Home’. The first time I heard that song I couldn't believe how accurately someone had recreated the sme emotional turmoil and excitement I felt when I first came out

Who is your “queer-o”? : That costume designer I worked with at my Kansas high school who told me she was gay and said it without shame or fear. I'll never forget how that shifted my perspective. Also, Ellen Page, Alison Bechdel, Samira Wiley, & Brandi Carlile

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