Anne Vandy Purky


Anne Vandy Purky is a mother, activist, and storyteller.

She graduated from Northwestern in film & went on to work in L.A. on independant features such as “Repo Man” and big budget commercials.
She lives in Lake Forest where she has been a passionate advocate for her amazing differently abled daughter & is involved in helping the homeless in Waukegan & North Chicago.
A year & 1/2 ago she catapulted into the storytelling scene with performances at Story Jam, Louder Than a Mom, Truth Be Told, Chicago Dramatists & others.
She is awed and inspired by the “Beasties” & grateful to be part of.