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 7 years, working at Signature Theatre, Theater J, The Kennedy Center, 1st Stage, The Keegan Theatre, Monumental Theatre Company, Imagination Stage, and Adventure Theatre, among others. 

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

In May, Caroline won the 2019 Helen Hayes Award 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 winning the award for "Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical - Helen Production." Caroline's other production at 1st Stage, The Farnsworth Invention, received a 2019 Helen Hayes Award nomination for "Outstanding Ensemble in a Play - Helen Production."

Caroline is currently on stage in Adventure Theatre's production of The Cat in the Hat, originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain, directed by Adam Immerwahr, Artistic Director of Theatre J.  Her next appearances will be announced soon.

Earlier this year, 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 her 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

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 has also recently performed in the annual galas of 1st Stage and Keegan Theatre.

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)