Kathleen Rooney Faubel
An Akron native, Kathleen graduated from the Musical Theatre Program at Baldwin Wallace University and is a proud member of SAG/AFTRA and Actors Equity Association. Kathleen has performed professionally for over a decade in New York City, starred internationally as Belle in Beauty and the Beast in Hong Kong China and has performed at some of the top regional theatres across the country including Goodspeed Opera House, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Stage St. Louis, and Gateway Playhouse. Locally, she has performed at Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Cain Park, Dobama Theatre, Beck Center, and Playhouse Square.Katheen also has an impressive resume of TV spots including Law and Order SVU and has starred in national commercials including Olay skincare, Red Lobster and Axe Body Spray.
Kathleen has taught dance, acting, private voice, and musical theatre technique classes across the country and at Class Act Performing Arts Studio just outside of NYC. She has directed and choreographed productions of Shrek, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Little Mermaid, Spamalot, The Descendants, and The Pajama Game. Her students have been accepted into musical theatre programs including Baldwin Wallace, Penn State, Elon, Boston, Oklahoma City University, Ball State, Florida State, and Marymount Manhattan.
She's crazy about her studly husband Jarid, their little boy, Ben, and their two puggles (Maple and Bacon). Kathleen is honored to join the Weathervane family!