LANNA JOFFREY by Libby Christensen
Photo: Libby Christensen
Suite 4, 2nd Floor, 36-40 Glasshouse Street, London W1B 5DL
Phone: 07921 831251
Chester House, Studio 1:04, 1-3 Brixton Road, London SW9 6DE
Phone: 07702 228185
Mobile: 07809 549887
Artist's Website:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
New York, United States
Los Angeles County, California, United States
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Weight:10st. 6lb. (66kg)
Playing Age:36 - 46 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Other:American Actors UK
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Earthy

About me:

Dual citizenship US/UK.

Awards: Ovation Award (1001), IRNE Award (Nine Parts of Desire), NY International Fringe Festival Performance Award (Valiant), NY Innovative Theatre Nomination (Valiant), Ovation Award Nomination (Inspector General).

A member of The Factory.

Performer and adaptor of the verbatim play of women's war stories, "Valiant",

Upcoming: Walks of Life (Blindspot Collective and La Jolla Playhouse), Love's Labours Lost on Zoom/streamed on YouTube (The Factory, Willow Globe)

Stage Film Television Radio Rehearsed Reading Animation
2020, Stage, Fariba/Nana/Doctor, A Thousand Splendid Suns, Arena Stage, Carey Perloff
2019, Stage, Lucia, The Eyes of the Night, Cervantes Theatre, Simone Coxall
2019, Stage, Various, THE TIME OF OUR LIES, Park Theatre, Ché Walker
2019, Stage, Helena/Meg/Mrs. White, They Promised Her the Moon, The Old Globe Theatre, Giovanna Sardelli
2018, Stage, Fariba/Nana/Doctor, A Thousand Splendid Suns, Old Globe Th/Seattle Rep/American Conservatory Th, Carey Perloff
2018, Stage, Demi/Lorna, CAUSE, VAULT Festival, Lucy Jane Atkinson
2018, Stage, Afsi, Of Things Unsaid, Little Pieces of Gold at Southwark Playhouse, Laura Kressly
2018, Stage, Ajax/Prologue, Troylus and Cressida, The Factory at Willow Globe, Madeleine Kate Hyland
2017, Stage, Carmen, The Profane, Playwrights Horizons, Kip Fagan
2017, Stage, Mara, The Soulless Ones, Hammer House of Horror Live, Anna Soderblom & Oscar Blustin
2016, Stage, Ahlem/Tyra, I Call My Brothers, The Gate Theatre, Tinuke Craig
2016, Stage, Mrs. Darby, Ironmistress, The Albany, Katie-Ann McDonough
2016, Stage, Sonneteer, Sonnet Walks, The Globe Theatre, Federay Holmes
2016, Stage, Lucius, Timon of Athens, The Factory at Willow Globe, Alex Hassell & Louis Scheeder
2016, Stage, Sara, Dominie, Karla & Nazifa, Valiant, Women and War Festival, Allie Renzetti
2016, Stage, Sara, Dominie, Karla & Nazifa, Valiant, JW3 & WOW Festival, Alexandra Renzetti
2015, Stage, Francisca, Measure for Measure, The Factory, Louis Scheeder
2015, Stage, Assistant Archivist, Muse of Fire, The Globe Theatre, Harper Ray
2015, Stage, Hippolyta & Doctor, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Instant Classics, David Cottis
2015, Stage, Sara, Mei, Karla & Nazifa, Valiant, Edinburgh International Theatre Festival, Alexandra Renzetti
2014, Stage, Mrs. Welsh, Blue Stockings, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Sarah Davey-Hull
2014, Stage, Lucy, Alia & Lucy, In The Details, McArabia & The Project, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Katie-Ann McDonough, Lotte Johnson & Kate Elmer
2014, Stage, Jo, Majestique & Liu Xa, Rain, Transference & And Then I Float, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Matthew Ashforde, Milla Jackson & Gabe Manthorpe
2014, Stage, Sherry, The Commune by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Martin Wylde
2013, Stage, Margaret, Richard III--Born With Teeth, Epic Theatre Ensemble, Ron Russell
2012, Stage, Gertrude, Hamlet Re-Mix, Epic Theatre Ensemble, Melissa Friedman
2012, Stage, Woman 2, Valiant, InterAct Theatre Company, Tamilla Woodard
2011, Stage, Courtesan, Comedy of Errors, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Carolyn Howarth & Daniel Stein
2011, Stage, Mariana/M.Overdone, Measure for Measure, The Public Theater, Michelle Hensley
2011, Stage, Siavash, OverRuled, Performa, Shirin Neshat & Shoja Azari
2011, Stage, Anna, The Inspector General, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Efim Zvenyatsky
2010, Stage, Transito Soto, The House Of The Spirits, Denver Center, Jose Zayas
2009, Stage, Calpurnia, Nerissa…, Sad and Merry Madness, The Public Theater, Barry Edelstein
2008, Stage, One-Woman Show, Nine Parts of Desire, Lyric Stage Company/Kitchen Theatre, Carmel O’Reilly
2007, Stage, Dahna/Scheherazade, 1001, Denver Center, Ethan McSweeny
2007, Stage, Alcyone/Pomona/Q…, Metamorphoses, Capital Repertory Theatre, Maggie Mancinelli-Carter
2005, Stage, Calm, Talk Like Rain, The Flea Theater, Karen Finley
2004, Stage, Woman 2, Valiant, NY International Fringe Festival, Tamilla Woodard
2020, Film, Helena / Principal, The First Circle, ChickenWire Technologies, Max Dobbyn
2017, Film, Eleanor Goodhart (supporting), Mad to Be Normal (w/David Tennant), Gizmo Films, Robert Mullen
2015, Film, Dr. Sharon / Supporting, Fishing Naked (w/ Elaine Miles & Bronson Pelletier), 42 Productions, Peter Coggan
2014, Film, Jillian / Principal, Druid Peak (w/ Spencer Clark & Andrew Wilson), Rabbit Bandini Productions, Marni Zelnick
2011, Film, Kelly Kullman / Principal, The Murder Plans, Amaravadi S. Raman
2010, Film, Tauba / Supporting, So She Fell Silent, Rabbit Bandini Productions, Marni Zelnick
2007, Film, Supporting, Honk! (w/ Bob Clendenin), Klipper Productions, Lars Fuchs
2007, Film, Azar / Principal, Security (w/ Chris Messina), Profiling Pictures, Matthew Linnell
2009, Television, Co-Star, Delocated (w/ Jerry Minor & Jon Glaser), Adult Swim, Jeff Buchanan
2002, Television, Lana / Principal, The New Americans (w/ Omar Metwally), Kismet Films (TV Pilot), Allen Blumberg
2020, Radio, Tayta, Walks of Life - Audiodrama, Blindspot Collective & La Jolla Playhouse, Catherine Hanna Schrock
2019, Radio, Neyam Shai Murad, Augur of Despair 3 part Audiodrama, Games Workshop, Written by Chris Dows & Produced by Tara Rawson
2019, Radio, Narrator, Maid, BBC Book of the Week, Elizabeth Burke-Loftus Media
Rehearsed Reading
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Zabel Yessayan, Zabel in Exile, Merrimack Repertory, Megan Sandberg-Zakian
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Amina (Beatrice), A View From the Bridge, Arthur Miller Centennial, Brooke Ciardelli
2012, Animation, Eviolent Warrior, Eviolent, Farshad Farahat
Animation, Chloe, Kids Health Series with Chloe and the Nurb, FlickerLab, Harold Moss & Tom Chorlton


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard*, Arab, East European, Farsi, Heightened RP, Latin American, Middle Eastern*, Persian*, Russian
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Farsi*, Persian*, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Belly Dancing, Freestyle Dance*, Merengue, Period Dancing, Persian Dance
Performance:After Dinner Speaker, Audio Books, BASSC-Rapier, Dagger & Unarmed (pass), Clown, Live Roleplay, Poetry Reading, Public Debating, Public Speaking, Role Play, Story Telling, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Over, Voice Over + Home Studio
(* = highly skilled)
Kick Boxing, Pilates, Stage Combat, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Knitting, Presentation Coach, Public Speaking Coach, Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer


ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH & DRAMA, MA ACTING (Distinction), 1 year, 2013 - 2014

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, BFA in Acting/Drama, 4 years

ROYAL ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ART, Shakespeare Summer Intensive