Chelsea Hilend

Chelsea has been a member of the SAK family since 2011. She performs, and teaches within the SAK University program. She played “Robyn” in SAK’s 2015 production of Robyn da Hood: a rap musical and directed SAK’s 2014 production of Jekyll n’ Hyde: a rap musical. Chelsea owes her love of improvisation to Rollins College, where she studied theatre. More recently, Chelsea owes her ability to feed herself to Rollins College, as she is employed as the Marketing and Box Office Manager at the campus’ Annie Russell Theatre. Chelsea feels incredibly lucky to be part of the arts community in Central Florida.

Quick Facts

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Spirit Animal: I took a quiz online in order to be as scientific as possible about this. The answer is butterfly.

Comedic Inspiration: My mom and dad are funny. (Mostly

Random Fact: I met my husband Max doing improv. I've never laughed harder than the time he spent a scene as a baby giraffe.

Words of Wisdom: “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” – Amy Poehler