LANNA JOFFREY by Libby Christensen
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Chester House, Studio 1:04, 1-3 Brixton Road, London SW9 6DE
Phone: 07702 228185
Mobile: 07809 549887
Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Phone: 07921 831251
Artist's Website:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
New York, United States
Los Angeles County, California, United States
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Weight:9st. 6lb. (60kg)
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


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. Recent: Sonnet Walks dir. Federay Holmes, The Factory's Timon of Athens and Troylus & Cressida at the Willow Globe, "Valiant", I Call My Brothers at Gate Theatre & The Profane (NY Times Rave review) Currently: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Ursula Rani Sarma, dir. Carey Perloff

Stage Film Television Rehearsed Reading Radio
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
Film, Jillian / Principal, Druid Peak (w/ Spencer Clark & Andrew Wilson), Rabbit Bandini Productions, Marni Zelnick
Film, Dr. Sharon / Supporting, Fishing Naked (w/ Elaine Miles & Bronson Pelletier), 42 Productions, Peter Coggan
Film, Supporting, Honk! (w/ Bob Clendenin), Klipper Productions, Lars Fuchs
Film, Eleanor Goodhart, Mad to Be Normal (w/David Tennant), Gizmo Films, Robert Mullen
Film, Azar / Principal, Security (w/ Chris Messina), Profiling Pictures, Matthew Linnell
Television, Co-Star, Delocated (w/ Jerry Minor & Jon Glaser), Adult Swim, Jeff Buchanan
Television, Lana / Principal, The New Americans (w/ Omar Metwally), Kismet Films (TV Pilot), Allen Blumberg
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
2019, Radio, Narrator, Maid, BBC Book of the Week, Elizabeth Burke-Loftus Media


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
(* = 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