Saturday, August 21, 2010

Ensemble Member, Danelle Eliav

we continue our closer look at Newest Members with Canadian Actress, Danelle Eliav.

Danelle Eliav

Originally from Canada, Danelle has trained and performed in Toronto, Victoria, Jerusalem, London and New York. She is an actor, writer and director in theater and film. For Barefoot, Danelle has performed in countless readings in the 70/70 Horovitz Project and in productions of Suite Horovitz (Dir. Pam Seiderman at Theater for a New City) andMid-East Pieces (Dir. Mike LoPorto at Bleecker Street Theater & Eric Nightengale at Theater for a New City). As an actress, she has performed in workshops and readings with LAByrinth Theater Company, Primary Stages, the Public Theater, Classic Stage Company, Red Bull Theater, Atlantic Theater as well as has performed in the New York Fringe Festival and the Midtown International Film Festival. Select Theatre includes: Goodnight, Sister (Dir. James Lapine) & Speaking of Tushy (Dir. Israel Horovitz, The Cherry Lane Theatre); Cynthia and the Dreadful Kite (Dir. Jill DeArmon, LAByrinth Theater Barn Series at the Public & Vampire Cowboys Saloon); When in Disgrace (St. Clements Theater);Talk Thirty to Me (Bridge Theatre Company); Burning Cities (NY Fringe); Romeo and Juliet as well as A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Allentown Shakespeare); Mothergun (MITF) and title roles in Extremities and Cymbeline. Film credits include: Have a Nice Day, And the Winner Is…, A Tes Souhaits and the upcoming Feature On The Slope. Danelle is an Actor-member of the New York Playwrights Lab where she has worked closely with playwright Israel Horovitz. As a playwright, Danelle has had two of her short playsBusted and Unknown Variables performed at Rebel Verses Festival at CenterStage Theater in NY and is currently developing her first full length play Withdrawal. As a filmmaker, she has made two short films, The Girl and the Spanish Boy, which she wrote, directed and starred in, and What We Didn’t Say, which she directed and starred in and is currently in preproduction for her third which shoots in Italy. Trained at RADA and the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater. She happily splits her time between New York, Los Angeles and Toronto.

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