Halie Ecker


Halie Ecker was seen on stage at Trap Door Theatre in the production of The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls, as Katya, directed by Nicole Wiesner and as Monica in the American premiere of No Matter How Hard We Try, directed by Max Truax.

Last year (2015) Halie was also seen as Bee-Bee in Level 11′s production of Suburbia. Past Chicago credits include Caylee (US) in Look We Are Breathing (Rivendell Theatre), RC in BUG (Amazing Sammo Productions), and Joelle in The Great God Pan, directed by Kimbery Senior (Next Theatre).

She received her B.F.A. in Performance and minor in Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi, while being a starter all four years on the Division I Women’s Volleyball team, finishing her senior year as Team Captain and joining the “1,000 kills club”.

She attended the School at Steppenwolf in the summer of 2013, and was a teacher-assistant for the Monologues course for the School at Steppenwolf 2014.

Halie is a proud company member with Trap Door.


 Halie Ecker is sultry, smart and striking as Katya, The Mistress.

Chicago Stage  ReviewThe Fairytale Lives of  Russian Girls

No Matter How Hard We Try

        Halie Ecker - Trap Door Theatre

Chicago Reader names Trap Door Theatre as runner up for Best Off Loop Theatre Company! Best of Chicago 2018

Time Out Chicago recognizes Trap Door as one of the best storefront theatres in the city!

Trap Door welcomes
New Resident Director: Monica Payne
and New Resident Sound Designer: Danny Rockett

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