Sydney Charles is an award-winning actress hailing from Chicago, IL who committed her life to acting after years as a banker and operations coordinator and she is deeply grateful for the opportunity.

Selected theatre credits include: Flyin' West (American Blues Theatre), Father Comes Home From the Wars (Goodman Theatre), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (Court Theatre), Insurrection: Holding History (Stage Left Theatre - original run and Theatre on the Lake), Lottery Day (Goodman Theatre - New Stages), three editions of The Fly Honey Show (The Inconvenience), Spamilton Chicago (Royal George Theatre), An Octoroon (Definition Theatre Company), Dorothy in The Wiz (Kokandy Productions), Zora in the world premiere of Prowess(Jackalope Theatre), and the title role in Dessa Rose (Bailiwick Chicago).

Her directing debut was with Wildclaw Theatre with their yearly Deathscribe Festival of Horror Plays, and she just served as Associate Director for The Shipment at Red Tape Theatre.

Sydney can also be seen in episodes of The Haven (web series), The T(web series), and Shameless (Showtime). She is particularly proud to be an artistic associate with Firebrand Theater--the recently formed feminist musical theater company.

Sydney thanks God for every opportunity she is given and her circle for supporting her every step of the way. Represented by Stewart Talent.