© Courtney Patterson 2017
ourtney grew up in a suburb of Atlanta and attended Valdosta State University. There she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance. She hurried back north and has been living and working in Atlanta ever since.
While the majority of her career has been in Atlanta, she has had the pleasure of working with esteemed artists from all over the nation such as Tracey Letts, Amy Morton, Susan Booth, David Bell, Nancy Keystone, Jasmine Guy, Peggy Shannon and Kenny Leon.
Courtney has been seen all over Atlanta stages including the Alliance Theatre, Georgia Shakespeare, Aurora Theatre, Theatrical Outfit, Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre and Synchronicity Performance Group.
In addition to her work on stage, Courtney performs in film and television. From movies and TV shows to commercials and industrials her experience is varied.
Awards and Honors include:
2017 SUZI BASS AWARD NOMINATION Best Actress in a Play for The Crucible
2013 Aurora Theatre Barbara Award Best Actress in a Play for Fox on the Fairway
2012 SUZI BASS AWARD NOMINATION Best Lead Actress in a Musical for Illyria: A Twelfth Night Musical
2008 SUZI BASS AWARD NOMINATION Best Lead Actress in a Play for My Name is Rachel Corrie
2006 SUZI BASS AWARD NOMINATION Best Lead Actress in a Play for Twelfth Night
Creative Loafing 2005 Critc's Picks: BEST COMEDIAN:
"...split-second comic timing worthy of a big-screen character actress..." Creative Loafing (October, 2005) full article