Actress/writer makes her “Last Attempt At Fame” on Hastings College campus

Actress/writer Victoria Libertore will debut her latest performance work at Hastings College’s Scott Studio Theatre (806 N. Turner Ave.) on Friday, February 27, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. Entitled “This is My Last Attempt At Fame,” the work may contain mature content. Tickets will be $5 and available for purchase one hour before the performance.

Libertore, a guest artist with the College’s Theatre Department, has taught performance and performed throughout New York City, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C. In the week leading to her work’s debut, she will lead workshops with Hastings College students, faculty and staff.

Work from these sessions will contribute to a cabaret performance on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in Scott Studio Theatre. Tickets will be $5 and available for purchase one hour before the performance. This performance may also contain mature content.

Biography for Victoria Libertore

VICTORIA LIBERTORE is an actress, writer, curator, emcee and teacher. She is the creator of six solo shows: Camille: The Forgotten Artist, stalk(her), The Should Dream, My Journey of Decay, GIRL MEAT and No Need for Seduction. She has performed her original work throughout New York City in venues such as BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Carolines on Broadway, Dance New Amsterdam, Dixon Place, Joyce Soho and PS122 as well as in Boston, Washington, D.C., Montreal, Philadelphia, Provincetown and Toronto. Libertore teaches performance workshops incorporating her original, archetypal energy technique. Libertore is passionate about encouraging other artists to create their own work and has curated dozens of local and a few international artists with backgrounds in performance, variety arts, music, comedy and dance. She has emceed throughout New York City in clubs, at events, on the boardwalk, in parks and at private parties as her incomparable faux Liza Minnelli where she utilizes her improvisational skills to make “people laugh so hard that their faces hurt.” She was a Humana Festival finalist for her short play “Monster and Lola.” Libertore was a 2008 – 2010 Brooklyn Arts Exchange Theater Artist in Residence and she has a BFA in theatre from Otterbein University. She is on the advisory committee of New Dance Alliance. She is currently writing a screenplay inspired by the most infamous, female serial killer in history with Ryan Kipp. While on campus, she will lead a performance/writing workshop with Hastings College students ending in a showcase performance of the work.

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