Walayn Sharples

In 5 seasons and 5 shows at Harlequin:
Walayn has performed on many Seattle stages including Intiman, ACT, Book-It, Greenstage, Seattle Musical Theater, Lyric Light Opera, ReAct, and Second Story Rep, among others. Some favorite roles include Ann in Well (Footlight Award), Daisy in Driving Miss Daisy, Sonya in Sixteen Wounded, Blanch in Mother in Another Language, Madam Arcati in Blithe Spirit, Nat in Rabbit Hole, and Dottie in Noises Off. A retired teacher, she now works as a standardized patient at the UW, melding her teaching and acting skills to provide students with “real life,” practical experiences.