Nancy McDoniel (AEA, SAG-AFTRA) is an actress and painter. She performs in theatre, film, and television. Nancy has worked in local theatre in New York City as well as regional venues. Favorites include: Te Ata (Oklahoma City/Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC); Chaucer in Rome, and the national tour of The Sisters Rosensweig (Lincoln Center Theater); Morning’s At Seven (Olney THeatre); Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Penobscot Theatre); Three Tall Women (Pittsburgh Public Theatre); The Last Night of Ballyhoo, (Hilton Head Island); A Different Moon (Penguin Rep); Jane Eyre (Paper Mill Playhouse); Private Lives, The Contractor, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (A. C. T.); Missing Celia Rose, Necessary Targets, Miss Lead, Grandmother Sylvia’s Funeral, (NYC); and many Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway shows. TV credits include several of the Law & Order “family,” Curb Your Enthusiasm, Comedy Central, Ed and others. Film includes United 93, Center Stage, The Great New Wonderful, Waltzing Anna and numerous indies and shorts. Nancy is a proud and grateful member of The Actors Center.
Nancy is an enrolled member of the Chickasaw Nation. She has taught acting at the Chickasaw Arts Academy in Ada, OK, and she has written and directed plays based on ancient Chickasaw stories performed by students at the Academy. Many of Nancyʼs paintings are owned and displayed by the Chickasaw Nation, and Remington Park Racetrack in Oklahoma City, as well as in private collections in New York and elsewhere.