Lucy Van Atta is an actor, director, and theater educator based in NYC. She holds an MFA in Acting from Brown/Trinity Rep and a BA from Middlebury College. Lucy grew up on the campus of a New England prep school and spent her childhood creating original plays with the other faculty kids. The daughter of a historian, she has always felt at home in the 18th or 19th century. Lucy specializes in accents/dialects and has an absurdist sense of humor. She is a Teaching Artist with Child's Play NY, Shakespeare on the Sound, and The Studio for Performing Arts (New Canaan, CT). Lucy is also a Certified Yoga Instructor.

Representation: Ann Steele Agency

RECENT WORK:

- Directed A Midsummer Night's Dream (Pelham, NY) and Macbeth Junior (Rowayton, CT) for the Shakespeare on the Sound Education Program (June-July 2021)

- Cast in Then/Now for PTP/NYC's 2020 Season at Atlantic Stage 2 (Postponed due to COVID-19)

- LINGER (Lead): Short Film by Ravenna Tran

*WINNER Best LGBTQ Film, New York International

Film Awards 2020

- Actor in Residence at Maine Media Workshops

(The Camera and Visual Storytelling)

- ELEGY (Lead): Thesis Film by Sridharani Panchumarthi, Maine Media Workshops

- Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth with PTP/NYC at Atlantic Stage 2. Photos and press at http://ptpnyc.org/