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 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 and will open next year in Luxembourg and London. She has been commissioned by Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe to write a short play as part of their coproduction Die neuen Todsünden with Théâtre National du Luxembourg and Uppsala Stadsteater, Sweden, opening in 2020/2021.

Larisa talked to Caroline Gillet on France Inter‘s Foule Continentale about female reproductive healthcare and access to abortion. Click here to listen to the broadcast.

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Her debut short film Dacă ne deșteptăm/If We Smarten Up has been selected for the Tirana International Film Festival and the Norwich Film Festival, in the official competition.

Larisa is currently working with dancer/choreographer Hannah Ma on a site-specific participatory project, produced by Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, opening September 26.

 

 

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