Larisa Faber was born in Romania, raised in Luxembourg and trained in the U.K. at Drama Centre London.
Her acting credits in film, television and theatre include period features, TV series, classical and contemporary plays, physical theatre, devised work and site-specific productions. She works across Europe in five languages which she speaks fluently (English, German, French, Luxembourgish & Romanian).
She also devises her own work, writing for both stage and screen. Her writing explores social and political themes. Her first full-length play Disko Dementia, produced in 2018, met with critical acclaim. stark
bollock naked, her second play, is published by Black Fountain Press. She is currently working on a commission for Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Germany.
Larisa will be reading an excerpt of stark
bollock naked on 19 February at Kulturfabrik, Esch-sur-Alzette (LU), as part of Literatur(en) made in Luxembourg.
Larisa’s short film IF WE SMARTEN UP/DACA NE DESTEPTAM produced by Irina Malcea/Luna Film will have its national premiere at the Luxembourg City Film Festival as part of the short film night on 9 March at 6.30 p.m. (Kinepolis) and the Panorama selection on 10 March at 9 p.m. (Utopia).
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