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Laura Elkeslassy is a New York based theater actor originally from Paris, France. Theater Credits include the National Opera of Paris, the Venice Film Festival, La MaMa ETC, Classic Stage Company, The Rattlestick Theatre, Mabou Mines, The New Ohio, Target Margin Theater, HB Playwrights, Here Arts Center, and Irondale Theater.
Highlights include The Franca Rame Project (a radical piece in 5 languages based on second wave feminist texts) at Irondale, Between the Threads (a devised piece on Jewish Women) at Here Arts Center, the critically acclaimed new play The Workshop (NY Times Critics' Pick), where she performed opposite Austin Pendleton at HB Playwrights Theater and The Maids at La MaMa ETC.
Laura is the Co-Founder & Director of L'Atelier Theatre NY, where she teaches acting and directs plays in French for a New York audience. Past productions include The Meiser, The Imaginary Invalid by Moliere, On the High Road by Chekhov, La Dame de chez Maxim by Feydeau and Rhinoceros by Ionesco.
Laura holds an MFA in Acting from Columbia University.
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