Vivien Latham

Dorothy Tree-Hapgood

Vivien has been one of Ventura County’s busiest actresses, having appeared in over 50 plays in the last 20 years, as well as taking part in staged readings, radio plays, tv/film work, and several commercials. Her resume also includes Managing Producer at the Elite Theatre Company for 3 years and Producer of several plays at the Elite and Ojai Art Center Theatre, and last year made her directorial debut at the Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, helming the production of “Much Ado About Nothing”. She is a multiple winner of the Four Star Theatre Alliance Award for Outstanding Actress, as Katharine Hepburn in “Tea at Five”, Dotty Otley in “Noises Off!”, Eleanor of Aquitaine in “Lion in Winter”, and Christine Penmark in “The Bad Seed”. Other favorite roles include Regan in “King Lear”, Beatrice in “Much Ado About Nothing”, the two Dromios in “Comedy of Errors”, Elvira in “Blithe Spirit”, Judy Garland in “Judy’s Scary Little Christmas”, Agnes in “Dancing at Lughnasa”, Stella in “A Streetcar Named Desire”, and most recently as Tamara Sachs in the Rubicon Theatre production of “Taking Sides”. Recent films include “PRND” and “The Hit Girl”. An Anglo-American actress, Vivien has lived, worked and studied in the UK,Paris, Northern California, and Los Angeles. She is delighted to make her debut with Panic! Productions, and thrilled to finally get a chance to work with two of her favourite actors and good friends Barry Pearl and Dan Tullis. She is also pleased to have the novel opportunity to play a character similar to herself: a comic British actress. Vivien wishes to thank you, our theatre patrons, for helping to keep Theatre and the Arts alive. We couldn’t do this without you. Enjoy the show!