Angela Sclafani

Angela Sclafani (Photo Credit: Lauren Khalfayan)
Angela Sclafani (Photo Credit: Lauren Khalfayan)

Angela Sclafani - 2018 Richie Jackson Fellow

BFA, Drama, 2015

Angela Sclafani is a New York City-based singer, songwriter, theater composer, and actor. Her debut musical The Other Side of Paradise, which she wrote, performed, and co-produced, tells the story of Zelda Fitzgerald and premiered in Ars Nova’s 2017 ANT Fest. She has performed with artists such as Todd Almond, Courtney Love, Shaina Taub, Heidi Rodewald, Teen Commandments, and Years & Years in venues that include The Beacon Theater, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Joe's Pub, and Webster Hall. Theater credits include Kansas City Choir Boy with Courtney Love (Prototype Festival; Tour: ART Oberon, CTG, Art Basel), Burn All Night (NYC Workshop), The Good Swimmer (NYC Workshop), The Daughters (NYU) and Liz Swados’ The Reality Show (NYU). Film: The Rest of Us, Better to Live (Tribeca Film selection 2015). Angela’s sophomore EP will be released in the spring of 2018 and her debut EP Blossom is available online. She is currently developing The Other Side of Paradise with director Hunter Bird. Awards/Honors: Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist (ATW, 2018), Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award Semifinalist (The Ziegfeld Club, 2017), Lobby Project Semifinalist (NYCC, 2017). Angela is also an inaugural member of The Orchard Project NYC Greenhouse. Training: BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. www.angelasclafani.com