A Pittsburgh native, Nancy Mimless earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theater Arts from the University of Pittsburgh. As a performer, Nancy has worked in theater, television and films for over 25 years. She has appeared in Pittsburgh productions with Bricolage (BUS 6), No Name Players (SWAN DAY), Pittsburgh Playwrights, Carlow, CCAC, South Park, Theatre Factory, Prime Stage, and McKeesport Little Theater–just to name a few. She has recorded numerous voice-overs, commercials and television/film projects. Nancy is a member of Actor’s Equity, SAG – AFTRA. She has also appeared on Variety/Game shows such as The Weakest Link and The Gong Show.
Nancy has toured in the schools for Gateway to the Arts (On the Wing Theatre and Pittsburgh CLO). She has performed in several improv companies including Amish Monkeys, Latshaw Production’s Tony and Tina’s Wedding, and several Los Angeles-area improv troupes. Nancy worked in Los Angeles as an actor and in television production (The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game). After spending years in LA working for Barris Industries, Guber Peters Entertainment, and numerous improv/talent companies, she returned to pursue a career in Pittsburgh.
As a performing arts educator, Nancy has coached preschoolers through adults in acting, improv, and musical theater performance. She teaches weekly classes at the Pittsburgh CLO Academy during the school year and offers private coaching year-round.