Patricia is an actor, storyteller, and teacher, and has performed on stage at The Guthrie Theater, Playwrights’ Center, and the Pillsbury House Theater in Minneapolis, MN, and the Organic and Briar Street Theaters in Chicago, IL. Her motion film credits include Rachel River, with Craig T. Nelson, and the TV series The Women of Brewster Place, with Oprah Winfrey. She was introduced to storytelling while working on her M.A. at Northwestern University, and was a featured teller at the Illinois Storytelling Festival. She studied improvisation at Second City in Chicago and Dudley Riggs’ Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis.