Lindsey Pearlman (1978-2022)
Lindsey was one of Chicago’s own, active in the Chicago theater community prior to her time in California. She was a recipient of the prestigious Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role, for her work in the play Polarity Theatre Ensemble’s “Never the Bridesmaid”. A graduate of The Second City Conservatory, she has toured the world with Catharsis Productions' “Sex Signals”, using improv and comedy to address the difficult issue of sexual assault on college campuses and military installations. She also toured the U.S. with Second City's production of “The Realish Housewives”, in which she received much critical praise. Her other favorite onstage work includes Northlight Theatre's production of “The Mousetrap” and A Red Orchid Theatre's production of “Trevor”.
In Los Angeles, Lindsey appeared in “Chicago Justice,” “Empire,” “Sneaky Pete,” “The Purge,” “Selena: The Series,” and “General Hospital.”
Lindsey is survived by her husband, Vance Smith.