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’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).

BAD BANKS season 2 now on arte and ZDF, Germany, with Larisa reprising her recurring role from season 1.

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