Spring Has Sprung!
Marlane Barnes  
 in collaboration with Defining Artists Agency
 and Consortium Entertainment announces


This March Marlane was given an Award of Excellence from New York's Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival, and nominated for Best Actress for her portrayal of Jocelyn in the independent feature Sake Bomb. You can see a clip of that performance at 1:55 in the reel below! The film first premiered at South by Southwest in 2013.

Dramatic Quick Reel:

Check out her updated dramatic reel, streamlined to include Ray Donovan, Sons of Anarchy, Masters of Sex, How to Make it to the Promised Land, Sake Bomb, Jigsaw, and Mad Men in only 2:50

Television Bookings:


Check out her recent recurring as Diosa Norte's sweetheart, Sandy, in Sons of Anarchy Season 7, Episode 3: "Playing with Monsters." 

She also appears alongside Paula Malcomson in Ray Donovan Season 2, Episode 12:"Volcheck." 

Marlane will be guest starring in the first episode of the sixth season on the TNT drama Rizzoli and Isles!

It will air in June.

Marlane arrives September 4th 2014 at the 
Sons of Anarchy Season Seven Premiere 
at Grauman's Chinese Theatre

            Film Screenings: 
Shelter, a short film Marlane co-produced and also appears in, was recently chosen as a Finalist in the USA Film Festival's Academy-Qualifying Short Film Competition at the end of April!

SHELTER stars Clea DuVall (Argo, Zodiac, Girl Interrupted) and April Grace (Whiplash, Magnolia), and takes place in one day at a local animal shelter, where Petra (DuVall), a women's prison trustee, works to socialize a dog deemed too aggressive for society.

The film was directed by R. J. Daniel Hanna. Casting was done by Elizabeth Barnes of Barnes/Bronson Casting. Follow Marlane on Twitter @MarlaneBarnes for official updates!


Commercials Airing:

You might recognize her in the new Taco Bell Silver Dollar Menu commercial directed by Martin Krejci that went national in August!

She also appears in an international advertisement for UK phone company EE with Kevin Bacon playing in the UK.



Marlane visits Hallmark Channel's The Home and Family Show as a volunteer for Best Friends Animal Society. She and Marc Peralta talk about the value of adopting dogs and cats in the fight to achieve both a No Kill Los Angeles and have two adoptable pups with them!

Check out the article on Dogtipper that gets more specific about her foster work!

Watch a behind the scenes clip! >>>

             Professional Development: 

Mid-April Marlane was accepted to the Movement Theatre Studio NYC and LA Clown School collaboration to bring international Lecoq instructor Norman Taylor to Los Angeles for a three day master class on movement analysis and improvisation. 


This year she also continues the study of the Alexander Technique and its application to stage and screen with
 Jean-Louis Rodrigue and Kristof Konrad of Alexander Techworks and Howard Fine Studio.

This spring Marlane also participated in the Warner Loughlin Comedy Intensive 
taught by theatre and improvisation 
veteran Eric Hunicutt.

Marlane has been invited to join as a guest actor for the LA branch of Fresh Produce'd, a collaborative company committed to producing new work from talented playwrights and directors. 

Follow her on Twitter @MarlaneBarnes for dates and times!

Last summer Marlane participated in the Hollywood Fringe Festival, writing and performing the solo piece Tommy Cash as part of a larger work HOME with the Mixtape Theatre Company, a University of Texas alumni group.  

          Praise for "Tommy Cash":

"Marlane Barnes was the standout in this show – she’s electric on-stage, and a very good writer as well. Overall there was a lot to like."

- James Robinson 
Hollywood Fringe Certified Reviewer