Performance Resume

Carrie Jay Sayer

7570 2nd Street, Dexter, MI 48130
(734) 408-1857 cell/voice mail
mail at CarrieJayStudio dot com

Performance Experience

Theater (Representative Roles)


‘night, Mother Jessie Outvisible Theatre; dir. Adriane Galea
Great American Trailer Park Musical Jeannie The Dio; dir. Steve DeBruyne
Bridges of Madison County Marge The Dio; dir. Steve DeBruyne
Dear Elizabeth Elizabeth Bishop Theatre Nova; dir. David Wolber
Stockton (staged reading) Charlotte Theatre Nova; dir. Diane Hill
Bagels! The Musical (concert reading) Wife JET; dir. Dan Walker
I Love You, You’re Perfect… Woman 1 Two Muses; dir. Diane Hill
Struck (staged reading) Woman JET; dir. Henrietta Hermelin
British Heroes of Comedy Various Mind the Gap Productions; dir. Adrian Diffey
At the Bistro Garden Cheyenne Two Muses Theatre; dir. Jules Aaron
The King and I Anna Dexter Community Players; dir. BJ Danner
Reckless Rachel Ann Arbor Civic Theatre; dir. Kevin Gilmartin
Love, Loss and What I Wore Various Wild Women Productions; dir. Ann Holt
Shifting Gears Sarah Carrie Jay Studio; dir. Carrie Jay
The Music Man Mrs. Paroo Encore Musical Theatre; dir. Jon Huffman
Damn Yankees! Doris Encore Musical Theatre; dir. Dan Cooney
A Christmas Carol Emma/Ann/Gentlewoman The Henry Ford; dir. Hilary Cohen
Kennedy’s Children Carla Performance Network; dir. Kevin Gilmartin
Sounds of Christmas Soloist/Duettist The Henry Ford; dir. Shannon Locke
How to Succeed in Business… Rosemary Tecumseh Civic (special contract)
Wait Until Dark Susy Hendrix (understudy) Meadow Brook Theatre; Edward G. Smith
A Christmas Carol Caroler/Londoner/Mrs. Fezz. Meadow Brook Theatre;dir.David Ellenstein
Inherit the Wind Rachel Brown BoarsHead; dir. John Neville-Andrews
Wit Student/Fellow/EMT BoarsHead; dir. Judith Peakes
You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown Lucy BoarsHead Professional Theater
Bellyfruit Christina BoarsHead; dir. K. Jason Bryan
Hansel & Gretel Gretel BoarsHead; dir. Debra Baron
Beanstalk! The Musical Mama Wild Swan Theater; dir. Hilary Cohen
Charlotte’s Web Charlotte Wild Swan Theater; dir. Hilary Cohen
Sons of Ra: Egypt Myth Isis Wild Swan Theater; dir. Hilary Cohen
Town & Country Mouse Rene/Renee Wild Swan Theater; dir. Hilary Cohen
Wait Until Dark Susy Hendrix Croswell Opera House; dir. Gerry Blanchard
A Funny Thing Happened… Philia Croswell Opera House; dir. Mark DiPietro
A Streetcar Named Desire Stella Kowalski Croswell Opera House; dir. Mark DiPietro
Jesus Christ Superstar Mary Magdalene Croswell Opera House; dir. Mary Scott
Guys & Dolls Sarah Brown Footlight Dinner Theatre
Steel Magnolias Shelby Clark Lake Players
Love Letters Melissa Gardner Clark Lake Players
Talley’s Folly Sally Talley Mich.State University; dir. Frank Rutledge
Vanities Kathy University of Florida

Film & Industrials (List provided upon request)

Special Skills and Attributes

Singing, vocal coaching & direction, athletics, teaching, some piano, hair cutting/styling, make-up, quick study with accents, specialty Italian grandmother.


BoarsHead Professional Theater, Lansing, Michigan
Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) Internship Program, 2001-02 Season
Master of Social Work, Michigan State University
4.0 GPA; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Chapter 041; Phi Alpha Honor Society, Beta Chapter
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Theater Minor, Michigan State University
Honors College Member; Member of Social Science Residence Program.

Additional Training

Playwright/Actor/Director Lab – Purple Rose Theatre Co., Chelsea, MI, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2001, 2000, 1999. Jeff Daniels, Guy Sanville, Suzi Regan Michelle Mountain.

Private Voice Training – Monte Long, Jackson, MI. John Wade, MSU. Brian E. Buckner, Ann Arbor.

Master Acting Seminars – John Peakes, Bill Roudebush, 2001-02.
Musical Theater Dance Class – Ann Arbor Dance Classics, 2000.
Period Movement Workshop – Nira Pullin, WSU Professor, 2000.
Voice-Over Seminar – Pamela Lewis, “Talking Funny for Money,” 2002.