Darlene Popovic is a woman of many talents – Comedienne, actress and singer. She has brightened innumerable SF Bay Area productions. One of her specialties is playing multiple roles. She has presented her one-woman shows in SF, LA and NYC, displaying her versatility in comedy, music and drama. She has performed in many one-person shows and completed a 3-month run where she played 6 different characters to rave reviews "... we get the astonishing talents of Darlene Popovic, who carries the entire show." Darlene played 5 roles in Mama Parmigiana, written by John Stark. She played the entire female cast, (7 roles), in the SF production of Paul Rudnick's Jeffrey, at Theatre on the Square and 5 roles in No Way to Treat a Lady at TheatreWorks in Palo Alto and the Cohoes Music Hall in Upstate NY.
Darlene has performed in Cabaret Conventions both in SF and NYC. She has performed at Royal Albert Hall in the UK, in Anchorage AK and places in between. She would have liked to have conquered (performed in) the land of her ancestors, Yugoslavia, but it's too late, they've conquered themselves.
Among her TV appearances are: Return to the Streets of San Francisco, Midnight Caller and a recent Web series Back of the House. Her CD "Love and Laughter" received critical acclaim…"displaying a lovely singing voice and hilarious musical comedy."
Darlene's Kander & Ebb cabaret presentation at the New Conservatory Theatre received rave reviews,
Popovic studied Opera Theatre Arts and Classical Voice at Indiana University and the SF Conservatory of Music and studied acting at the American Conservatory Theatre. Her many awards include 5 SF Bay Area Golds, 4 SF Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle, 2 Dramalogues and 2 Dean Goodman Choice Awards and one nice elderly lady who said, "If I had awards, I would give you one for being so funny."