Mandy Walsh grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago and became a permanent city resident after graduating from Columbia College, where she received a BA in Theatre. She later went back to school to become a Graphic Designer and had the good fortune of mixing that with her passion for theatre as a Graphic Designer at The Second City for 8 years. Additionally, she has designed for both WildClaw Theatre and The Factory Theater, where she is also an ensemble member. A company member with WildClaw since 2013, Mandy has been seen onstage in Carmilla, Night in Alachua County, and in multiple Deathscribes and various WildClaw salons. She served as Assistant Director on The Revenants (2015) and Motel 666. As Casting Director, Mandy cast Night in Alachua County, Future Echoes, and assisted with Second Skin. Mandy has performed with a number of Chicago companies including A Red Orchid Theatre, Lifeline Theatre, City Lit, Babes with Blades, Strawdog Theatre, and The Building Stage. At her other artistic home with The Factory Theater, she has appeared in multiple shows including Fight City, Hotel Aphrodite, and Incident on Run #1217.