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Actress, Playwright, & Skilled Artisan - NYC
SARA FELLINI is an award-winning playwright, director, actress, and skilled artisan. Her play HAZARD A LITTLE DEATH was nominated for six awards at the 2014 Planet Connections Theater Festivity including Best Production of a New Play and Best Lead Actress (Sara Fellini), and won Best New Script. She performed as Nannerl in the monodrama THE OTHER MOZART written by Sylvia Milo at The Players Theatre in New York City and toured the production through the Southern US (*winning Cat5 magazine’s Best Theater Production of 2015, “the voice of a crystal bell, Fellini is captivating” –NOLA Defender), and created the role of Maeve Shourd in a site-specific production of IN VESTMENTS, a play of her own writing and winner of two NYIT awards, nominated for Outstanding New Full-Length Script, earning her theater company the prestigious Donn Russell grant, and acclaimed by the NY Times as "wrenching and visually eloquent". She has appeared as the titular character in another play of her own writing, THE EXECUTION of MRS. COTTON (called "darkly humorous" and "deliciously ghoulish" by the NY Times) at IRT Theater as part of their 3B Residency, she played Mary Shelley in MARY’S LITTLE MONSTER by Thomas Kee at the Mudlark Public Theater in New Orleans, Davenport Theatre in NYC as part of the Davenport space grant, and upcoming off-broadway at The Players Theatre. She played Artemisia Gentileschi in her play NEC SPE / NEC METU at The Tank’s July 2017 DarkFest and at Theater Row as part of the United Solo Festival, and Asia Booth Clarke in THE BRUTES ("irresistibly dramatic, legitimately upsetting" - The NYTimes) by Casey Wimpee at The Flamboyan as part of The 10th Anniversary Planet Connections Festivity, nominated for 8 awards including Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Costume Design (both Sara Fellini). THE BRUTES was then specially invited to The Players, the historic club in New York City founded by Edwin Booth, the performance presented by players and members of The Booth Family. Most recently, after the postponement of in-person performances due to quarantine, she wrote, directed, and performed in a one-shot live film LUNA ECLIPSE as part of the Center at West Park's Artistic Residency, which was chosen as one of Time Out Magazine's best online theater productions.She is the Artistic Director of theater company spit&vigor and designs costumes and props for various theater companies in and around NYC.
Sara Fellini at the 2014 NOLA Fringe
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