“…comedic perfection, Giles steals every scene she graces.” – as Hildegarde in Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them, directed by Kristofer Kauff
Giles is beautiful to watch on stage, she is very effortless in her smooth movements. Her monologue, Someone Almost Walked Off Wid Alla My Stuff is touching.” – as Lady in Green in For Colored Girls, directed by Michael Hartsfield
“…standout… You can practically see the gears turning in their heads all the time, and yet Peter, Liston and Elaine are never unlikable…” – as Elaine in the original comedic reality television satire HOUSE written and directed by Daniel Johnston. “This is one of the best ensemble groups I have seen…”
Chaseedaw is a model, performance artist and actress of stage, screen and television. After graduation from Boston College she began pursuing a career in film working background in films such as the The Women and The Social Network, and on TV in shows such as House of Cards. In Washington, DC she landed her first lead role in a feature length independent film Thick, produced by Anthony Greene and Cheryl Brown, as assassin Nina Answell. DC is also where she began to explore the world of theater, and fell in love with stage comedy.
In 2014 she won DC Metro Theater Arts’ Best Featured Actress for the role of Lady in Green in the Laurel Mill Playhouse production of For Colored Girls.
Chaseedaw has walked in DC, Boston, and Northern Virginia fashion weeks and is featured in photographer Valerie Anselme’s photo book project The Flawed Beauty Project. Being a childhood cancer survivor Chaseedaw created her own brand, Alive Again, a collective of survivors producing Runway shows and artful events featuring other survivors as models and artist to raise positive esteem and awareness to preventative care.
Further exploring her love for the arts, in 2016 she recorded and released her first single, Daddy, featuring Deborah Bond.