Kara Penrose is a Milwaukee based actor. She graduated summa cum laude with a BA in theatre from California State University East Bay. Since moving to Wisconsin a several years ago Kara has had the opportunity to perform with multiple companies including: SummerStage of Delafield, Windfall Theatre, Milwaukee Entertainment Group, and Kohl’s Wild Theater. She performs all types of theatre including: musicals, children’s theatre, comedies, dramas, classical theatre, and new works.


Recent Acting Credits

Red HerringLynnWindfall TheatreCarol Zippel
TartuffeMarianeSummerStage of DelafieldDustin J. Martin
BodiesGunRenaissance Theatreworks Brink BriefsGrace DeWolff
Aesop's FablesAntSunset Playhouse's Bug in a RugErika Navin
Romeo and JulietJulietSummerStage of DelafieldDustin J. Martin
Jack of HeartsPandaMilwaukee Entertainment GroupJJ Gatesman
The Importance of Being EarnestCecilySummerStage of DelafieldDustin J. Martin
For complete resume please click HERE


Kara is by far one

Kara is by far one

Lan Liu
Kid Boogie Down LLC


“SummerStage’s “Tartuffe” revealed a finely-tuned,

Marilyn Jozwik
Wisconsin Theatre Spotlight

The Importance of Being Earnest

“Rounding out the central cast

Shepherd Express Staff

Red Herring

“Kara Penrose does a good

Julie McHale
TimeOut Theater Critic

Romeo & Juliet

“Kara Penrose was an absolutely

Julie McHale
TimeOut Theater Critic

Lobotomy the Musical

“Nathan Danzer, Kara Penrose and

Russ Bickerstaff
The Shepherd Express

Jack of Hearts

“Kim Emer and Kara Penrose

Russ Bickerstaff
Shepherd Express

Brighton Beach Memoirs

“Kara Penrose as Blanche, Eugene’s

Tony Wade

Much ado About Nothing

 “Particularly strong was Kara Penrose