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Riding with Brittany Stock

We asked EL Stories XIV cast member Brittany Stock to take the famous Pivot questionnaire.  Join her aboard our train every Saturday night at 11 p.m. through March 29th.  Tickets at http://greenhousetheater.org/portfolio/el-stories/

1. What is your favorite word?
Onomatopoeia.
2. What is your least favorite word?
Turd.
3. What turns you on?
A clever sense of humor, stylish glasses, an artistic temperament, and a strong working knowledge of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
4. What turns you off?
Willful ignorance; a lack of consideration for others or themselves.
5. What sound or noise do you love?
Early morning rumbly thunderstorms.
6. What sound or noise do you hate?
The sound of someone trying to talk to you when they are brushing their teeth – that weird “there is a whole lotta goo in the back of my mouth and I really should spit” sound.
7. What is your favorite curse word?
Is anyone not going to say fuck? It’s classic, but I like an underdog, so I choose shit.
8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
Yoga instructor. Also, I’d like to formally throw my name in the hat for Samantha Brown’s job.
9. What profession would you not like to do?
Executioner. Or investment banker.
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
"No, I am not joking – you can come in. Skittles (my childhood cat) is right here!”

 

BRITTANY STOCK could not be happier to be part of the ensemble for EL Stories XIV! She recently worked with Forget Me Not Theatre Company on Charles Mee's Time to Burn (Yelena). Other Chicago credits include The Barista (Marla) with Bard and Fool Theater Group, The Right Brain Project's Timey Wimey Fantastic Brilliant Extravaganza Geronimo! (The Companion), and Underscore Theatre Company's annual production of The Rocky Horror Show (Usherette/dance captain). Brittany holds a B.A. in theatre from Hope College, where she had the honor of performing at the national level of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in the original production of Rose and the Rime.