Lanna Joffrey

Lanna Joffrey is an award-winning Iranian actor, spoken-word performer and writer working in the UK and US. She trained in acting at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and Syracuse University. Her critically acclaimed verbatim docudrama Valiant has toured throughout the UK/US and was published this year by NoPassport Press.

Theatre includes: Sister Radio (Pitlochry Fest/Stellar Quines/Tron/Traverse/Derby/Byre/Lemon Tree/Perth), The Eyes of the Night (Cervantes Theatre), The Time of Our Lies (Park Theatre), Muse of Fire and Sonnet Walks (Shakespeare’s Globe), A Thousand Splendid Suns (A.C.T., Old Globe, Arena Stage and Seattle Rep), Troilus and Cressida and Timon of Athens (Willow Globe, The Factory), I Call My Brothers (Gate Theatre), The Profane (Playwrights Horizons), Soulless Ones (Hammer House Live/Hoxton Hall), Measure for Measure (The Public Theater).

Awards: NY Fringe (Valiant), IRNE (Nine Parts of Desire) and Ovation Award (1001)