Ana Graham

Ana Graham

Actor, Theatre Director and Theatrical Producer

New York City, New York

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About Ana

na Graham is Artistic Director and founder of Por Piedad Teatro where she has developed most of her career. She studied Drama in Mexico City. As director: The Duchamp Syndrome by Antonio Vega premiered at the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2015, The End by Samuel Beckett co-produced by the Mexican Institute for the fine Arts and A Special Day by Ettore Scola co-produced by New York’s Play Company ay Off-Broadway 59E59 Theaters. Last year she collaborated in New York with The Play Company to co-produce HECHO EN MEXICO, a series of public reading of Mexican contemporary playwright in English. For HECHO EN MEXICO she translated and directed Idiots Contemplating the Snow by Alejandro Ricaño and co-translated I hate Fucking Mexicans by Luis Enrique Gutiérrez Ortiz Monasterio, which was later produced at The Flea Theatre. Her work as actress, translator and costume designer for Por Piedad Teatro include: A Special Day by Ettore Scola. In Mexico City: The Golden Dragon by Roland Schimmlpfening, Ladies and Gents, by Paul Walker, Playing the Victim, by the Presnyakov Brothers, Psychosis 4.48 by Sarah Kane, for which she was nominated Best Actress by the Mexican Theatre Press Board APT, The Country by Martin Crimp, Some Explicit Polaroids by Mark Ravenhill, for which she was nominated Best Supporting Actress by the APT, Crave and Blasted, also by Sarah Kane and for which she was awarded as Best Actress and Best Translator by the APT, Grace and Glory by Tom Ziegler, for which she was awarded as Best Young Actress by APT, and Interiors by Woody Allen. Outside Por Piedad Teatro she is remembered for Hedda Gabler by Hernik Ibsen, Equss by Peter Shaffer and Sexual Perversity in Chicago by David Mamet. In film she starred in Mezcal, a film by Ignacio Ortiz, for which she was nominated to an Ariel (Mexico’s Film Academy Awards) as Best Actress, and Cuento de Hadas para Dormir Cocodrilos. Both films were awarded with the Gold Ariel for Best Film. In 2003 she received the annual grant for preforming artist from Mexico’s National Found for the Arts. In 2011 Ana was appointed as Tourism ambassador by Mexico’s government in recognition of her contribution to Mexican art and culture. In 2013 Ana is a fellow of the International Society for the performing Arts (ISPA) Latin American Heritage Program.

Credits

  • Working on a Special Day by Ettore Scola

    Working on a Special Day by Ettore Scola (2013)
    Theater by The Play Company/Antonio Vega & Ana Graham Antonietta

  • El Dragon Dorado (The Golden Dragon) by Roland Schimmelpffenig

    El Dragon Dorado (The Golden Dragon) by Roland Schimmelpffenig (2011)
    Theater by Por Piedad teatro / Daniel Gímemez Cacho Old Cook

  • Interpertando a la Victima (Playing the Victim) By the Presnyacok Brothers

    Interpertando a la Victima (Playing the Victim) By the Presnyacok Brothers (2009)
    Theater by Por Piedad Teatro/ Martin Acosta Japanees Woman

  • Los Banos (Ladies and Gents)

    Los Banos (Ladies and Gents) (2008)
    Theater by Por Piedad Teatro / Enrique Singer Emily

  • Hedda Gabler by Henirk Ibsen

    Hedda Gabler by Henirk Ibsen (2006)
    Theater by INBA / Enrique Singer Hedda

  • Mezcal

    Mezcal (2006)
    Film by IMNCINE/Ignacio Ortiz Lead/ Laura

  • Psicosis 4:48  Psycochis 4.48 by Sarah Kane

    Psicosis 4:48 Psycochis 4.48 by Sarah Kane (2005)
    Theater by Por Piedad Teatro/ Ignacio Ortiz Woman

  • Top Models

    Top Models (2005)
    Television by TV Azteca Madre de Mariana

  • El Campo (The Country) by Martin Crimp

    El Campo (The Country) by Martin Crimp (2004)
    Theater by Por Piedad Teatro / Enrique Singer Coleen

  • Fotografias Explicitas (Some Explicit Polaroids) by Mark Ravenhill

    Fotografias Explicitas (Some Explicit Polaroids) by Mark Ravenhill (2003)
    Theater by Por Piedad Teatro / Martin Acosta Helen

  • Ansia (Crave) by Sarah Kane

    Ansia (Crave) by Sarah Kane (2002)
    Theater by Por Piedad Teatro / Ignacio Ortiz A

  • Cuento de Hadas para Dormir Cocodrilos

    Cuento de Hadas para Dormir Cocodrilos (2002)
    Film by IMCINE/Ignacio Ortiz Teresa

  • Devastados (Blasted) by Sarah Kane

    Devastados (Blasted) by Sarah Kane (2001)
    Theater by Por Piedad Teatro/ Ignacio Ortiz Cate

  • Gracai y Gloria (Grace and Glory) by Tom Ziegler

    Gracai y Gloria (Grace and Glory) by Tom Ziegler (2001)
    Theater by Por Piedad Teatro /Alberto Solián Glory

  • Lo que Callamos la Mujeres

    Lo que Callamos la Mujeres (2001)
    Television by TV Azteca Varios

  • Cuentos para Solitarios

    Cuentos para Solitarios (1999)
    Television by MVS Television/ carlos García Agrass La mujer de Bulgaria

  • Interiores (Interiors) by Woosy Allen

    Interiores (Interiors) by Woosy Allen (1999)
    Theater by Por Piedad Teatro / Martin Acosta Joey

  • Mirada de Mujer

    Mirada de Mujer (1999)
    Television by TV Azteca Marina

  • Yo compro a esa Mujer

    Yo compro a esa Mujer (1990)
    Television by TELEVISA

Awards

  • Theatre:Prague Fringe Festival award Best Preformer for Working on a Special Day
    (2014)

  • Theatre: Prague Firnge Festival Creative award for Working on a Special Day
    (2014)

  • Theatre: Adelaide Fringe Festival weekly award fro Working on a Special Day
    (2014)

  • Film: Ariel nomination: Best actress fro Mezcal (Mexico)
    (2003)

  • Theatre: APT award best actress for Blasted by Sarah Kane (Mexico)
    (2001)

  • Theatre: Bravo award best youg actress for Grace and Glory (Mexico)
    (2000)

  • Theatre:APT award best young actress for Grace and Glory (Mexico
    (2000)

Education

  • Nucleo de Estudios Teatrales
    (1988-1991)

  • Casa del Teatro
    (1988-1991)

  • Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey
    (1988-1991)

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