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Chandler Bates is a recent graduate from The University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music with a BFA in Acting. Originally from Dallas, Texas, she has a rich background in singing and musical theatre. While at CCM, she has found great passion for Shakespeare, directing, improv, and stage combat. Some of her favorite roles include, John in Cock, Heather in American Idiot, Jessica Goldman in This Is Our Youth, Meg Long and Reverend Johnson in Our Country’s Good, and Hospital Director in The Government Inspector. Driven to explore female aggression, anger and passion onstage, Chandler’s stage combat training includes certifications in unarmed, rapier and dagger, and single sword. Outside of performance, Chandler enjoys graphic design, painting, and baking for her friends.