Angela Bond Markus

Actress and Director

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After graduating with a theatre degree from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, Angela spent sixteen years as a professional actress in New York City before relocating to St. Petersburg. She has been active in the professional theatre community on the West Coast of Florida as an actor and director, and private singing teacher/coach. Her most recent stage appearance was as Mary in the 2014 Tampa Bay Theatre Festival production of East Lansing. Before that, she was Barb in Motherhood the Musical at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa during the summer of 2011. She won Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Handy Award for Best Actress in a Musical two years in a row for her portrayal of Eva Peron in Evita and for Lilli Vanessi/Kate in Kiss Me Kate. Other favorite local credits include the Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Elvira in High Spirits at The Golden Apple Dinner Theatre and Aldonza in Show Palace Dinner Theatre’s Man of La Mancha. She was nominated as Best Actress in a Musical by Sarasota Magazine and Best Supporting Actress in a Musical by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune for her work as Marie Fisher in Fiorello! at Theatre Works. In St. Petersburg, she originated the role of Aretta Webb in the world premiere production of Webb’s City: The Musical, winning the Weekly Planet’s (now Creative Loafing) Best of the Bay (Readers’ Choice) award for Best Actress in a Musical. Also in St. Petersburg, for American Stage she played Hermione in The Winter’s Tale, and was featured in It’s a Grand Night for Singing, My Way and Tapestry. Other acting credits include: Broadway and Goodspeed Opera House: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Europe: Ken Hill’s The Phantom of the Opera. New York: On the Verge, The Hot L Baltimore, Bus Stop, Julius Caesar. Regional: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (with Barbara Eden); Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (with Loni Anderson); The Student Prince (with Jerome Hines). She directed Rumors at St. Petersburg City Theatre, Grace at Studio@620, Thrill Me for Suncoast Players and Dinosaur Limbo at American Stage, and has taught acting both at the Patel Conservatory and American Stage. Although she is currently concentrating on film and TV opportunities, having appeared on Revolution, Sleepy Hollow and Nashville, her next acting job will be portraying Emma in the April 2015 Jobsite Theatre production of Annapurna.