DeLanna Studi


AEA Member

DeLanna Studi
Doña Montague, Apothecary and Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet
Nym in The Very Merry Wives of Windsor, Iowa
 

In one season at OSF: Johnna Monevata in August: Osage County; Ensemble in WillFul; Black Swan Lab 

Other theatres: First national Broadway tour of August: Osage County; Asdzani Shash and The Berlin Blues (Native Voices at the Autry); A Long Bridge over Deep Waters (Cornerstone Theater Company); Interpreting William (Indiana Repertory Theatre); Beautiful in the Extreme (The Colony Theatre); Dvorak: The Spirit of America (Walt Disney Concert Hall); Windstorm (Bitter Truth Theatre); What's an Indian Woman to Do? (Los Angeles Theatre Center); Kick (one-woman Encompass "Compassion Play"); Te Ata (Oklahoma Centennial). 

Film: Lead roles in Edge of America and Dreamkeeper. Supporting roles in The Only Good Indian

Awards: 2004 Best Actress American Indian Film Award and Best Supporting Actress First Americans in the Arts Award (Showtime's Edge of America); 2003 Best Supporting Actress - American Indian Film Institute, American Indian Film Award, First American in the Arts Award (Dreamkeeper, Hallmark). 

Other credits: Chair, Screen Actors Guild President's National Task Force for American Indians. Voice-over, Into the West (TNT/Dreamworks) and others. Native issues advocate and youth mentor. 

Training: The Lost Studio, Lindsey Crouse.