Leighann Delorenzo

Leighann Delorenzo (DIRECTOR): BFA Acting- Kent State University, MFA Acting- Penn State University, Directorial Credits include; ALMOST, MAINE & ALL IN THE TIMING- Cleveland State University, ALL IN EIGHT & MACBETH- ARC (Artists' Rehabilitation Coalition) at NERC women's correctional facility (which is Lara's "Shakespeare Behind Bars" program). She assisted the direction of THE TEMPEST & OTHELLO for Oberlin Drama at Grafton. On stage, Lara has performed over a dozen of Shakespeare's leading ladies- most notably with the Ohio Shakespeare Festival. Other credits from: GLTF, ConCon, True North, JCC, Beck Center for the Arts, Pennsylvania Center Stage and Dobama, where she was recognized with the "Critics' Choice" award for Best Actress as playwright Aphra Behn in OR (2015). She has recently been seen in the film The Bye Bye Man- thus fulfilling a lifelong fantasy of being the first character to die in a horror movie. A New Yorker for several years, she has also had the privilege of being on stage at; Red Bull Theatre, Director's Company and The Kraine. Lara is an adjunct professor of Acting at Cleveland State University and a member of Actors’ Equity Association. She lives in a cozy cottage in Lakewood with her Michael and their animal family- Bette Davis, Catleen Turner and David Bowie.