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.
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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