Abbey is a New York City actress, who just completed five years as a Resident Company Member at the Barter Theatre in Virginia.  Favorite roles include; Eponine (Les Misérables), Randy (A Christmas Story), Lois Lane (Kiss Me Kate), Avenue Q (Lucy T. Slut), Georgia (Curtains), Doris (Miracle on 34th Street), and Beth (Little Women).  Abbey has studied dance at the Debbie Reynolds Studio in Los Angeles, Gus Giordano Dance School in Chicago, and Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center in New York City.  She has a BFA in Musical Theatre with a Minor in Dance from Millikin University.  After graduating, Abbey performed for Stiletto Entertainment, and sang and danced her way around the world with Holland America Cruise Line.  In addition to Barter, Abbey has performed at Stages St. Louis (Promises, Promises), Surflight (Mack & Mabel), The Bickford, and Little Theatre on the Square.  Abbey was in the first regional production of Hairspray, directed by Greg Graham, and has shared the stage with Ann B. Davis and Joan Roberts.