Tuesday, December 18, 2012


Here's a look at our co-producer and cast member, Danelle Elaiv!!!!! Stop by the Cherry Lane Theatre today at either 2pm or 7pm or BOTH and go on this crazy ride with us! ALL FOR A GREAT CAUSE and featuring free coffee, Live Music, free beer, great friends, artists, families and more!!!!

Danelle is an actor, writer, director and producer in theater and film. As an actress, she has performed with Barefoot Theatre, LAByrinth, Primary Stages, The Public Theater, Allentown Shakespeare 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.  Danelle is a proud member of the Barefoot Theatre Company where she has performed in countless readings and workshops in the 70/70 Horovitz Project including North Shore Fish with Lynn Cohen and in full productions of Suite Horovitz (Dir. Pam Seiderman at Theater for a New City) and Mid-East Pieces (Dir. Mike LoPorto at Bleecker Street Theater & Eric Nightengale at Theater for a New City). As a playwright, Danelle has had two short plays Busted and Unknown Variables performed at Rebel Verses Festival at CenterStage Theater in NY and her short play Wreck produced in Barefoot’s Smashed Workshop Series.  She is currently developing her first full-length play Withdrawal about the 2005 Israel Disengagement from Gaza.  As a filmmaker, her short film The Girl and the Spanish Boy has been at festivals all over the world, and won the Golden Sheaf Award for Best Drama at Yorkton Film Festival, the Rising Star Award at Canada International Film Festival, the Audience Award at the Festival Art Déco de Cinema, São Paulo, Brasil, as well as the Certificate of Merit at the Williamsburg International Film Festival.  She also was selected for the Reykjavik International Film Festival Talent Lab. Most recently Danelle produced the feature film Emoticon ;) which she also acted in alongside Carol Kane, Sonia Braga, Michael Cristofer, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Christine Ebersole. 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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