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Master Reel  (2024) Edited by Karl Maier

Greetings!  I am delighted to share my artistic passions and pursuits with you.

I am an actor, dancer living in NYC; originating acting roles in world premiere plays and award winning films, and dance roles in music videos and world premiere operas at The Metropolitan Opera for audiences of 4,000 and millions of Live HD Broadcast viewers all over the world. 

Director, producer, and choreographer for theatre and film, including four short films by my production company, Lively Lady Studios.  I also teach master class workshops at top universities and organizations...  I love sailing, wintertime ocean swimming, and my minidoodle, Vesuvio (one part Hamlet, two parts  Roman gladiator).

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Your Name Means Dream

(World Premiere)

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Summer 2023: Starred in this two-hander at the Contemporary American Theater Festival as Stacy, the role written for her by

José Rivera.  The show was an astounding success receiving rave reviews to sold out audiences!

May 2023: Nominated for Best Actress and Best Comedy at New York CineFest with "The Civet".  

Solo Actor and producer of this film, written/directed by José Rivera, screens in NYC for fourth time after being on the festival circuit just over a year and winning countless awards at festivals from all over the world. 

April 2023: Solo performer and producer of

"Reverie (a Dream)", a new dance film by Dir. Peter Perenyi.  Won MANY "best film" awards at festivals all over the world, including Nyack International Film Festival and Los Angeles Film Awards.  It was recently accepted at the prestigious Montecatini International Short Film Festival (founded in 1926) and North Hollywood CineFest.

A Possession  Reel Edited by Karl Maier

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​Jan 2023: Performed lead role in

"Lovesong Imperfect"  at The Actors Studio

Dec 2022: Choreographed "The Ghost Light"

new film by Dir. Nick Burchard

Nov 2022: Performed "Your Name Means Dream" at New York Theatre Workshop inaugural reading series and Contemporary American Theatre Festival workshop

October 2022: Performed in "Sonnets For An Old Century" with Resident Acting Company at historic site The Players 

Aug 2022: filmed "A Possession" horror film by Dir. Josh Kellerman - Columbia MFA 

June 2022: Performed seven minute solo play at the beautiful Signature Theatre with Theatre For One.  A uniquely intimate and intense theatrical experience had audiences raving and returning night after night!  

April 2022: "The Civet" officially premieres in NYC Regal Cinemas Times Square with Katra Film Festival and goes on to win many different awards at countless festivals .
Dec 2021: Returned to the Goodman Theatre for a wonderful workshop of "Your Name Means Dream", starring alongside Amy Morton directed by Audrey Francis. 
Oct 2021: Performed with Paula Vogel in her Bard At The Gate and the McCarter Theatre's production of "Sonnets for An Old Century".

May 2021: Filmed music video "Flying" with famed guitarist Steve Conte of the New York Dolls - dancing my heart out as 'the girl in the music video' for Dir. Peter Perenyi, receiving over 200,000 views on YouTube in the first week.



Lively Lady Studios,

has produced

"The Civet"

"Reverie (a Dream)"

 "The Fall of a Sparrow"


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Reverie (a Dream)

Award-winning dance film 

Solo Performer

Director: Peter Perenyi

Winner: Best Dance, Best Music Video,

Best Musical Dance, Best Experimental

Reel Edited by Karl Maier

The Civet

Award-winning short film 

Solo Performance of Girl Captain Ahab

Writer/Director: José Rivera

Nominated: Best Actress, Best Comedy Short

Winner: Best Short, Best Covid Film,

NY Filmmkaer Award, Strength in Cinema

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Reel Edited by Karl Maier

The Fall of a Sparrow

Award-winning short film

Lead role of Lily

Writer/Director José Rivera

Nomination: Best Actress, Best Short

Win: Best Director/ Best Writer

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Sara Koviak as Delilah

Newly published play by José Rivera- 

Lovesong (Imperfect)

More Photos from Lovesong

Sara Koviak as Delilah
Sara Koviak as Delilah

Lovesong Photos by Kazuhiro Imafuku


Sonnets For An Old Century

presented by

McCarter Theatre and

Paula Vogel's Bard At The Gate

Available online thru McCarter



by Steve Conte 

Music Video Directed by Peter Perenyi

Reel edited by Karl Maier

Short Teaser Reel   Edited by Karl Maier



Signature Theatre - Theatre For One

Directed by Rudy Ramirez

"Your Name Means Dream"

Goodman Theatre - New Stages Festival

Directed By Audrey Francis

"Sonnets for An Old Century"

McCarter Theatre and Paula Vogel's Bard At The Gate

Directed by José Rivera

"New Short Play Series"

Red Bull Theater

Directed by Timothy Douglas and Margot Bordelon


"Your Name Means Dream"

Sundance Theatre Lab

Directed by José Rivera

"The Hours Are Feminine"

by Jose Rivera, directed by Roger Hendricks Simon

with fantastic cast including Chazz Palminteri at

The Actors Studio

"The Silencer"

photos featured at right - 

Played six different wacky characters

This comedy was nominated for

best play and best director:

New York Theatre Festival

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