Blythe Auffarth (Blythe Chestin Auffarth)
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BiographyPleasant Valley, New York, USA
Blythe Auffarth was born in Poughkeepsie, New York. As a child, she spent countless hours watching her mother, a musical theatre actress, perform. Blythe fell in love with the stage. When she was finally old enough, Blythe was allowed her first theatre audition. The show was Annie and Blythe beat out many little girls for the title role. Read more... Tom Hewitt. After Jane Eyre, Blythe went on to work with some of the biggest directors in theatre, including Jerry Zaks, Harold Prince, Leonard Foglia, Daniel Fish and Robert Johanson. She played incredible roles like Anne Frank, Helen Keller and Little Helen, an autobiographical character written by Carol Burnett with the help of her daughter. Blythe happily spent her summers singing and dancing at Ann Reinking's Broadway Theatre Project and the school year juggling Advanced Placement classes with a fruitful career. Upon graduating high school, Blythe stepped away from the business to study and train. She attended the renowned conservatory, North Carolina School of the Arts, where she took classes comprising of mask work, verbal and physical improvisation, dialect and accent work, dance, singing, scene study and stage combat. When she was finally back in New York and working again as a professional actor, Blythe began to pursue a television and film career. After having put four episodes of the various "Law & Order" series on her resume, Blythe went to Los Angeles for pilot season. After screen-testing for a television pilot and booking a variety of television guest stars, Blythe moved to Los Angeles. Blythe is now bi-coastal and working on both stage and screen. Perhaps her most well-known work to date is her role as Meg in the feature film, "Jack Ketchum's The Girl Next Door".