Celia Madeoy

Department of Drama

Associate Professor, Acting
Sam S. Shubert, Lee Shubert, and Milton Shubert Chair in the Theatre Arts

Celia Madeoy portrait.

Syracuse Stage/Department of Drama Theater Complex
820 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210-1508

Celia Madeoy’s recent credits include Mrs. Webb in "Our Town," Joanne in "Company," Grace in "Bus Stop," Nurse in "Medea," Mrs. Paroo in "The Music Man," and Josephine Strong in "Urinetown" at both Rogue Theatre and Arizona Repertory Theatre. Professionally, she has also performed with numerous regional theaters, including Shakespeare Theatre Company, Folger Theatre, Theatre J, Shakespeare & Company, Marin Shakespeare Company, Child’s Play Touring Theatre, and at Maine, Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia Shakespeare Festivals.

In her residency at the American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Playhouse, Madeoy played as Lady Macbeth, Emilia in Othello, Gonzalo in The Tempest, and Phoebe in As You Like It. She also played Kate opposite two-time Obie Award actor Rocco Sisto in The Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare & Company and was named most outstanding actress of the Berkshires that season. Her classical training in Shakespeare performance includes working along side several distinguished directors of the Royal Shakespeare Company, National Institute of Dramatic Art in Australia, and Shakespeare’s Globe in London. She holds an M.F.A. in acting from the Theatre School at DePaul University, Chicago.


  • M.F.A., DePaul University
  • B.A., The American University


Acting and voice