Caroline Wolfson


Caroline Wolfson is a passionate and versatile actor who holds a BFA in Drama (Musical Theatre) from Syracuse University. She has been performing professionally in the Washington DC area for the last 6 years, working at Signature Theatre, Theater J, The Kennedy Center, 1st Stage, The Keegan Theatre, Monumental Theatre Company and Imagination Stage, among others. 

She is represented by the Capital Talent Agency in Washington, DC.

On February 4, Caroline received a Helen Hayes Awards nomination as "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical - Helen Production" for her role as Miriam in 1st Stage's production of Fly by Night. The show received 9 Helen Hayes Awards nominations, including "Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical - Helen Production." 

Most recently, Caroline played the role of Jerusha Abbott in Monumental Theatre Company's production of the off-Broadway musical, Daddy Long Legs, directed by Helen Hayes Award-nominated Michael Windsor. Among the reviews ...

  •  "Caroline Wolfson's Jerusha is a revelation with all of Jo March's imagination, Anne Shirley's spunk and humor all her own." -- Maryland Theatre Guide

  • "She has a rich, beautiful voice that is perfectly suited to Gordon's emotional lyrics and evocative melodies." -- DC Theatre Scene

  • "Wolfson wins over the audience by supplying Jerusha's sparkling voice and personality." -- Metro Weekly

Next up, Caroline will perform in another DC-area musical to-be-announced soon.

Late last year, Caroline played the role of Sylvia in Shaina Taub's musical adaptation of As You Like It , a DC premiere at The Keegan Theatre. This was Caroline's 4th production at The Keegan Theatre.

In November, Caroline was a featured performer at TheatreWashington's Show Tunes & Cocktails at the Beacon Bar & Grill.  She was also featured in a special musical performance at the Keegan Theatre's 3rd Annual Gala and Silent Auction.

Earlier in 2018, Caroline made her debut at 1st Stage in Tysons Corner, VA, in Aaron Sorkin's play, The Farnsworth Invention, directed by Alex Levy. (The Farnsworth Invention received 6 Helen Hayes Awards nominations, including "Outstanding Ensemble in a Play - Helen Production.") She then went on to perform the role of Miriam in their production of Fly By Night, a musical, directed by Kathryn Chase Bryer.

Caroline trained at several prestigious programs, including Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (classical acting) and the Royal Academy of Music (singing) in London. In New York, she was a student in the Tepper Program, a highly regarded advanced acting and musical theatre program founded by Tony award-winning producer Arielle Tepper Madover. She was awarded the 2012 Jerry Gershman Award for Comedic Acting by the Syracuse University Drama faculty, chaired by Ralph Zito.

The Hollywood Reporter recently named Syracuse University as one of the top 5 acting schools in the United States. (May 24, 2017)