Conrad “Connie” Reeder was born in Columbus, Ohio and earned a MFA in Film, Theater & Communication Arts at the University of New Orleans.
Reeder studied acting at HB Studio (Uta Hagen, Stephen Strimpell) in New York City and worked in Off-Broadway shows with John Cullum, David Keith, John Goodman and more. Reeder also worked in the music industry as a singer/songwriter touring with John Denver and others around the world. She started writing for periodicals in the 90s and recently published a book, Memory Clouds: Good Grief Bad Grief, which she wrote a year after her husband, 8-time Grammy Winner Roger Nichols, died in 2011.
Reeder is a member of the Dramatists Guild, Actors Equity, NARAS, AFTRA, BMI and Sigma Alpha Iota. She has also completed 16 hours post graduate work in the Mythological Program with an emphasis on Depth Psychology (Joseph Campbell and Carl Jung) at the Pacific Graduate Institute, in Santa Barbara, CA.