2013 3Arts Awards
Mierka Girten was last seen in SIMPATICO at A Red Orchid Theatre where she is a proud ensemble member. Off-Broadway, she was seen in MISTAKES WERE MADE with Michael Shannon and Sam Deutsch at the Barrow Street Theater. Other credits at A Red Orchid include: BECKY SHAW, MISTAKES WERE MADE, WEAPON OF MASS IMPACT, THE MEEK, KIMBERLY AKIMBO and THE TREATMENT. Branching out to other Chicago theatre companies, you may have seen Mierka in her one woman show WITH OR WITHOUT WINGS, THE WALLS (Rivendell Theatre Co.), A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE (American Theatre Company), THE BOOK OF LIZ (Roadworks), THE DANUBE, EDMOND, MARAT SADE and A BLOOD WEDDING (The Hypocrites), SPITFIRE GRILL (Provision Theater), INTO THE WOODS (Porchlight Musical Theatre), JOY OF THE DESOLATE (Appletree), GOLF (Circle Theatre), DEVOUR THE MOON and DEAR JACKIE (Livebait Theater), SEPERATION (Illinois Theatre Center), TATTOO GIRL (Cobalt Ensemble Theatre), MARATHON 33 and SUBTERRANEAN LOVE STORY (Strawdog). She has toured around the country in THE SECRET GARDEN and has been heard nationally, both as an announcer and jingle singer on radio and television commercials. Currently, she is the voice for Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Mierka’s film credits include: THE MANSON FAMILY, THE LAKE AT EVENING and THE DRUNK. Mierka is the founder of The Mookie Jam Foundation, benefiting artists with Multiple Sclerosis - because she is a daily warrior against the disease.