Larisa Faber was born in Romania, brought up 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 (English, German, French, Luxembourgish & Romanian).
She devises her own work, writing for both stage and screen, mainly in English. Her writing has explored ageing, female reproductive choices and migration. She loves odd humour and weird musicals. 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, co-produced by Neimënster, Luxembourg, and supported by Camden People’s Theatre, London. Her short play 340x was commissioned by Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe as part of Die neuen Todsünden, coproduced with Théâtre National du Luxembourg and Uppsala stadsteater. Her multimedia essay On Playwriting (mostly), commissioned by Centre National de Littérature, has just been published.
Larisa’s play stark
bollock naked is opening at Camden People’s Theatre.
If We Smarten Up won Best Short Film Directed by a Female Filmmaker at Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Aguilar de Campoo (Spain) and the Audience Award for Best Short Drama at San Francisco Independent Film Festival.
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