-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:

-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).

-My life-size portrait by Carlos David is featured in the Personae exhibit

More news:

– 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.

DC Metro wrote about my performance: ‘Among the standouts in the cast are the commanding Alenka Kraigher as the Snow X Night, Second Corrective, and Celestron…’

-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…’

-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.