Manhattan-based actor, writer; storyteller.
Susan Ferrara is an award-winning playwright and actor. Her plays include: BUZZ (2014 O’Neill Semi-Finalist, 2013 Internal Read – Atlantic Theater Co (NYC), 2012 Winner, Reverie Productions Next Generation Playwriting Winner, 2012 New Dramatists Semi-Finalist, 2012 Hon Mention Jane Chambers Playwriting Contest), THE MACHINE (2011 New Dramatists Semi-Finalist, 2011 Global Age Finalist, 2010 Leah Ryan Emerging Writers Fund Finalist, 2009 O’Neill Semi-Finalist), SUICIDE ON PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE (member, terraNova Groundbreakers); BLIND (2013 Naked Angels Development, Tuesdays@9, Runner-Up, The Red Theatre Chicago Playwriting Competition), THE SILVER KITCHEN PLAY (2014 Leah Ryan Emerging Writers Fund Finalist) and DARGER (co-created with Jeremy Williams), among many. As an actor, she will be performing her solo show, THE WONDER, at the United Solo International Theatre Festival at Theatre Row in Manhattan in the Fall of 2014. She has performed in Johnna Adams’ SANS MERCI (Flux Theare) and at The Public Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Connelly Theatre among many other NYC and Regional companies. She can also be seen and heard on The Onion News Network and was lauded for her work on the award winning webseries THEN WE GOT HELP written and directed by Julie Ann Emery. She is a member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA, Dramatists Guild, Resonance Ensemble, and Convergences Theatre Collective.
Mission / Artist’s Statement
(Still from Wim Wenders’ film PINA.)