-I am very excited to have been cast in the feature film Antarctica, directed by Keith Bearden (Meet Monica Velour with Kim Cattrall) set to start filming in the summer this year. I will play a very peculiar high-school teacher.
-I will be participating in the staged reading of Family History by Leila TahaBurt, directed by Susan Tenney, at LaMama on Saturday, January 20th, 1:30pm.
–Acts & Intermissions: Emma Goldman in America for which I did the voiceover of Emma Goldman, directed by acclaimed documentary film auteur Abigail Child is touring the festivals. Dates and times: http://abigailchild.com/index.php?/films/acts-and-intermissions/
-Fiona Templeton’s The Blue, a two person play I performed in at La MaMa in the spring, is set to go on tour to Europe! Stay tuned for dates.
-Shadowland web series by John Jesurun has completed filming. New episodes will be released soon. I will be returning in the role of Lolita, one of my all time favorites (also featured in the ‘Chang in A Void Moon’ theater plays).
– At the end of 2017 I wrapped filming the new feature film project by director Richard Foreman.
-I played the Illustrator in The Triumph of Crowds by Brigid McLeer, The Leslie Scalapino award winning play, directed by Fiona Templeton at Downtown Arts in December 2017.
-We had great fun performing in a staged reading of Charles Ludlam’s Staged Blood directed by John Jesurun at LaMaMa.
-I performed in an excerpt of Everything that Rises Must Converge by John Jesurun at The WeissAcres Loft.
-In October 2017 I took part in a staged reading of The Distant Observer co-written by Takeshi Kawamura and John Jesurun.
-I was nominated for best supporting actress in a comedy or musical at the 2017 Planet Connections Festival, for my three roles in D4arkly your retrorockets fl4re.
-It was simply wonderful to perform in Fiona Templeton’s poetic The Blue, which played at LaMaMa in April 2017.
-After a great opening and workshops in Boston over the summer, Anna Kohler’s Mytho..? played Abrons Arts in winter 2016. NY Times wrote about my performance: ’Alenka Kraigher, strong in multiple roles…’ https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/18/theater/review-mytho-lure-of-wildness-teases-the-senses.html
-It was a big challenge to portray a slave owner ‘s wife (southern accent and all!) in artist pope.l‘s The Escape workshop at The Drawing Center, spring 2016.
-My daughter was born in the spring 2016.