Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti’s portrayal of historical women introduces untapped history, drawing on a wide array of primary historical resources. For the past 20 years Gwendolyn has engaged audiences with performances giving voice to real life accounts, struggles, self-determination and triumphs of women she portrays. Each performance is infused with her unique finger print giving an integral portrait of a historical event or person.
An award winning artist, in recognition of the quality and range of her work
Received Theatre in Museums/Theater and Interpretation Techniques Certification at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Alliance Award for valuable service and support Institute of Texan Cultures of San Antonio
Institute of Texan Cultures Director’s Award for Excellence
Recipient of ESA Connecticut Chapter Portraying Sarah Harris at State Museum/Prudence Crandall
Certificate of Merit from the Office of Secretary of State Connecticut
Greater Hartford Arts Council & Boston Fund Individual Artist Fellowship
1st place International Toastmaster Award
Connecticut Arts for Learning Signature Core Services Certificate
Crowned Ms. Senior Connecticut 2010.
“In my museum career, I have seen numerous historical character presentations and I rank her among the best. Not only is her performance compelling, it reflects a tremendous amount of the primary source research necessary to be historically accurate.”
Lisa Marcinkowski, Director of Education, Mystic Seaport