BFA, Drama, 2016
Malena Pennycook is a Brooklyn-based actor, writer, teacher, and theatre artist. She earned her BFA in Drama with honors from the Experimental Theatre Wing at NYU. She has developed work regionally and at various NY Off/ Off Off-Broadway venues. Her writing has been featured by Egg Y Pan and The Myriad, and she is the founder and facilitator of a monthly Contact Improv Jam. Recent performance credits include ms. estrada (The Flea/Q Brothers Collective), Peter and the Starcatcher (Cape Fear Regional Theatre), Twelfth Night (Shakespeare in the Burg), Candide (Santa Cruz Shakespeare) and After (The Public UTR). She is currently working on a number of independent projects, including a month-long partnership between twelve theatre artists and World Wide Opportunities of Organic Farms (WWOOF), a sustainable farming initiative.