Film/TV: Patricia recently appeared in screen projects including the Darren Aronofsky film Mother!, roles in the Series: CBC's Bellevue starring Anna Paquin, ABC Freeform's The Bold Type w/ Katie Stevens, Go90's Lost Generation with Katie Findlay and scored by Tony-winning Duncan Sheik, and The Disappearance directed by Peter Stebbings. She will play a lead in the film "Maz" by Indie fest-winning filmmaker Federico Hidalgo (soon to be released). Some notable past roles include recurring characters in Ron Moore's Helix s2 as well as 19-2 (Bravo/CTV). She was also the official "Onset Smurf" representing Smurfette, Vexy and Clumsy as a voice/puppeteer for the making of Sony's Smurfs 2 working alongside Hank Azaria and Brendan Gleeson.
Stage: Theatre is where it all began for Patricia. She has performed on stages across Canada, the US and the UK. She has been nominated for three META/MECCA (Montreal English Theatre/Critics Circle Awards) for "Best Lead Actress" playing roles such as Rosalind in As You Like it and Jacqueline in Trench Patterns (a captain with PTSD). She has also been featured in Equus, Pinter plays and as the title role in Ibsen's Hedda Gabler. She was last seen in the Toronto's 2016 Next Stage Festival, performing the Fringe hit Blood Wild by Paul Van Dyck.
Education: She holds a Masters of Classical Acting from The Royal Central School (RCSSD) in London and a BFA in Theatre Performance from Concordia in Montreal. She has also studied acting at MXAT (Moscow, RU) and NTC (Denver, Co). Before attending drama school, she trained for years as a competitive ice dancer, and held the title of Quebec Sectional Champion.
Personal: Canadian American actor Patricia Summersett grew up in a small village in Upper Michigan, a place that remains a constant source of inspiration for her writing and music, due to it's distinct culture and proximity to lake Superior. In addition to her acting career, she is a songwriter and singer for her own band in Montreal. She also enjoys collaborating with her three sisters, all artists, who perform music together and are currently writing a series of comedic sketches inspired by their Midwestern "Yooper" upbringing.