Carolyn Ratteray is an assistant professor of theatre at Pomona College and an Emmy-nominated actor and director based in the Los Angeles area. She has appeared in off-Broadway and regional theatres as well as in tv/film/commercials and voiceovers. Most recent credits include Gem of the Ocean at A Noise Within, The Mountaintop at the Garry Marshall Theatre and The Cake at The Geffen Playhouse and Echo Theatre Company. In addition to performing, Ratteray has directed By The Way Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage, In Love and Warcraft by Madhuri Shekar and Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare for Pomona College as well as staged readings throughout the area. She has studied theatrical clown with Philip Gaulier, Chris Bayes, David Bridel, and Angela De Castro and is currently at work creating her solo clown show, “Both, And.” Some film/TV credits include “Snowfall,” “Riley Parra” “Seasons of Love” “Castle,” “NCIS”, “All My Children,” “The Young and the Restless” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.” She is a resident artist at A Noise Within Theatre and a member of Antaeus Theatre Company.