Lucy Van Atta is an actor, director, and theater educator based in New York City. 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, as well as a Certified Yoga Instructor.

Representation: Ann Steele Agency


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

- LINGER (Lead): Short Film by Jenn Ravenna Tran, Maine Media Workshops. Best LGBTQ Film WINNER, New York International Film Awards

- 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 in Manhattan. Photos and press at

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