Andrea Ciannavei

Locally Sourced × Crafted with Love





Andrea Ciannavei is a writer, actor, teacher, producer and political activist.

TV: The Mayans MC (FX Networks), Season 2 of The Path (Hulu), Season 1 of Last Men Out (National Geographic); Season 1 of American Odyssey (NBC Universal), Season 2 of Copper (BBC America), Seasons 1 – 3 of Borgia (Canal Plus). 

Plays: The Winstons, one act play commissioned by Hangar Theater, Deep Trees, The Hard Sell, 7 Captiva Road and Pretty Chin Up which received a development production at LAByrinth Theater Company (Artistic Directors: Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Ortiz) at The Public Theater. 

Publications: Pretty Chin Up (Playscripts, Inc.) She has also been published in Alternet and Flurt Magazine.

For a decade, Andrea produced the Helen Deutsch Writing Workshops: free writing workshops for wounded warriors returning from service in Iraq and Afghanistan (as well as their family caregivers) in Colorado, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas, New York, Los Angeles, and the American Military Hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. Sponsored by the Writers’ Guild Initiative and in partnership with Wounded Warrior Project. This workshop has expanded to include Witness to Innocence who advocate for death row exonerees. 

Education: NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts’ Dramatic Writing Program and went on to Juilliard’s Lila Acheson Playwriting Fellowship 2008-2010. 

Proud member of WGAE.

Representation: Adam Riback | Echo Lake.



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Where’s my roy cohn?

Download and perform this short play adaptation of the Mueller Report. 20 characters. Pole dancing. Line stepping. Cross dressing. Characters include The Pee Tape, James Comey’s Twitter Account, Hillary’s 30,000 Emails, Putin in a Judo Gi on a bear, and a murder of pussies that grab back Gangnam Style.


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