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MARGIE STOKLEY-BRONZ embarked on her journey in the arts as a child actor in Houston. She secured her debut role through choreographer Susan Stroman and Theater Under the Stars (TX). Subsequently, she collaborated with Cathy Rigby in Peter Pan and JoAnne Worley in Annie. In 1996, after graduating from NYU, she continued her career off-Broadway and in various regional productions.

In 2005, she co-founded the acclaimed And how! Theater Company in New York City. And How! was pivotal in nurturing new plays Off-Broadway, guiding them from conceptualization to full production. Margie has authored six full-length plays, including ELEPHANT, which And How! Theater Company produced in 2005. Directed by Jessica Davis-Irons and staged by the Ontological Theater. ELEPHANT was published by New York Theatre Experience and featured in Smith and Krauss publications.

Margie's children's musical, STEVEN, commissioned by Art NY, toured New York City camps and was recently produced by Theater O in Ossining, NY. Additionally, she co-created PERFECT HARMONY with Andrew Grosso and the Essential Company. This theatrical mockumentary about a championship high school acapella group was published by Samuel French and performed Off-Broadway at various venues.

Beyond her acting and writing roles, Margie successfully operated a decorative painting business, servicing clients in New York City and nationwide. She is also a co-owner of Second Place Productions, a thriving video production company she founded with her husband, Ryan Bronz.

Margie holds a BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College (VT). She trained at Playwrights Horizons, ETW, Circle in the Square (@NYU), Boston University Summer Theatre Institute, Harvard Summer Dance Center, British American Dramatic Academy (Oxford, UK), Writing Pad (LA), and Primary Stages (NYC).

Throughout her career, Margie has had the privilege of working with inspiring teachers and artisans. She firmly believes in artists taking responsibility for teaching their craft and passing it down to the next generation. Leveraging her multidisciplinary talents, she looks forward to assisting others in discovering and honing their skill sets. Check out the classes she offers through “Give it a go!

As a proud member of Actor's Equity and the Dramatist Guild of America, Margie remains committed to inspiring and empowering others through art and education.

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