Judi appeared most recently in the popular Church Basement Ladies trilogy. She played Penelope Pennywise in the Twin Cities non-equity premier of Urinetown. Judi also appeared opposite Sally Struthers in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, in The Sound of Music with Matthew Ashford, and with Joel Higgins in The Music Man.
She has performed with many local and regional companies such as the Ordway Center, Northstar Opera, Troupe America, Ashland Productions and Bloomington Civic Theatre. Judi is a 2003 fellow of the Cabaret Conference at Yale University.