Torie Wiggins

Torie Wiggins is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with a BFA in Dramatic Performance and has been performing professionally for over 15 years. She has co-adapted and performed a one woman show, Your Negro Tour Guide, at various venues across the country. Her film work includes A Christmas Melody, starring and directed by Mariah Carey; The Old Man and the Gun with Robert Redford and Danny Glover and Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron. She has performed with many local theatres, appearing on the stages at Know Theatre of Cincinnati, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, Human Race Theatre Co., Cincinnati Shakespeare Co., and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. She has also worked with WAMTheatre in The Berkshires and The Resident Acting Co. in New York City. Her directing credits include We Are Proud to Present… and Good Kids at Miami University Department of Theatre, Dreamgirls and Proof at The Carnegie Theater, I Shall Not Be Moved at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, and Blues for an Alabama Sky at Falcon Theatre. She is also an accomplished voiceover artist, having lent her voice to multiple commercials, audiobooks and other projects. After being commissioned for smaller projects, her first play, See Me, was selected to be a part of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s 10 Minute Connections where local playwrights were asked to write pieces with the theme of justice.

Torie has taught a variety of theatre classes as a Visiting Instructor at Miami University, as well as University of Cincinnati and Xavier University. She recently launched her company, WellArts Cincinnati, which offers coaching, classes and workshops in various fields of the arts centered around wellness for the performer. She has presented many workshops for conferences and symposiums, most recent being a workshop entitled “The Well-Fed Artist and The Art of the Healthy Hustle.”