Irene Karas Loeper was born and raised in Vancouver, BC and is the daughter of Andree Karas, Artistic Director of United Players Theatre Company. Irene is a professional actress with over 25 years of experience and has trained at Circle in the Square in New York City, Gastown Actors Studio in Vancouver, and the Vancouver Film School.
Irene loves to perform both on the stage and in front of the camera. She was most recently seen theatrically in the world premier musical comedy "Talking Sex on Sunday" playing the role of Sissy. Some of her favourite stage roles include Tanya in "Mamma Mia", Reno in "Anything Goes" and Mrs. Meers in "Thoroughly Modern Millie". Irene has been nominated for multiple theatre awards, as well as being honoured in the lead actress category. Next she will be seen in front of the camera playing the role of Starla in the holiday movie of the week "Starring Christmas".
Irene is represented by the amazing Elena Kirschner at RED Management.