Sadie Elizondo is a Chicago-based actor and improviser from Southern California.
Proudly represented by Paonessa Talent Agency.
Growing up intersectionally, Sadie is part of multiple cultural backgrounds and identifies as Latinx, Native (Pascua Yaqui), white and is part of the LGBT community. Sadie is also a member of Statera Arts, an advocacy group for connection and growth of womxn-identifying performance artists in Chicago.
Sadie graduated with her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) where she sought professional, technical and classical acting training under Svetlana Efremova-Reed.
While training in acting, she pursued an alternative focus in American Women's Studies and Cultural Anthropology. Sadie served as President of the Multicultural Arts Council at CSUF, which provided student-artists the opportunity to perform challenging and self-identifying works with post-show audience discussion.
Her university performances were awarded Irene Ryan Nominations for Sophie in How To Disappear Completely and Never Be Found by Fin Kennedy (directed by Christopher Shaw) as well as her multiple character roles in The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney (directed by Dr. Joe Arnold).
Sadie received a Summer Arts Scholarship to attend Steppenwolf Theatre Company's West Summer Workshop Intensive where she studied Meisner Technique with Monica Payne and Viewpoints with Alexandra Billings and Kim Rubenstein.
Throughout her time in university, she also studied and performed live comedy improv with Spectacle's Improv Engine and house team The 1% on stages all around the Orange County Area.
Her time at Steppenwolf's intensive, as well as her improv training led her to relocate to Chicago for the incredible theatre and comedy improv opportunities.
During her time so far in Chicago, Sadie has completed Paonessa Talent Agency's internship, Brittani Ward's Advanced Acting For the Camera at Accomplished on Camera, is currently a member of Class IV of StateraArts Mentorship program for woman identifying artists and most recently worked on Goodman Theatre 's production "ROE" as an understudy. She is actively looking for opportunities to engage in her community and grow as an artist.