Ella Mora

Performer. Producer. Director.

Photos by Daniella Sinder Photography and Jason Moody, respectively 

​​​   NEWS:

  • November 2019: Ella will be directing the first full production of Someone of Significance by Amalia Kontesi as part of the Chelsea Rep Winter E-Merging Artist Festival. Details to come!

  • October 2019: Ella will be directing a reading of new play Someone of Significance by Amalia Kontesi for Chelsea Rep's Play LAB. More info here.

  • October 2019: Ella will be playing the role of Taylor (for the third time!) in Model Citizen at the Emerging Artists New Work Series at TADA! Theater on October 16th. More info here!

  • September 22nd, 2019: Ella is co-producing The Gap by Makaela Shealy with The Tank. "At a rural southern high school the cheerleaders are athletic misfits; Annabelle wants the racist mascot to be removed, Faulkner fights for the right to explore their queerness, Bree wants to win State, and everyone is itching to escape." Get tickets here!

  • September 13th, 2019: Ella will be reprising the role of Taylor is a 15 minute version of Model Citizen at Musical Theatre Factory's event, 4x15. Tickets here

  • August 2019: Ella's return to New York is going to be a busy one! Catch her playing Taylor in new musical Model Citizen at Broad Views on Broadway's Summer Fresh Fest. Info here!

  • August 2019: After spending two months traveling Thailand and getting certified as a Yoga Teacher, Ella is thrilled to be returning to New York as an actor in the 24 Hour Play Fest. Tickets available here!

  • May 2019: Ella is assistant directing the workshop production of Babycakes produced by The Hearth Theatre Co. More info and tickets here.

  • April 2019: Ella played Kailyn in a sold out run of The Jersey Devil Doesn't Exist by Jess Honovich produced by The Shrill Collective. 

  • March 2019: Ella has featured in Nelly by Bill Holland, which became a finalist in The Strawberry One Act Festival.

  • March 2019: This will be a busy month! Rehearsing new play with The Shrill Collective as well as performing in new play Nelly by Bill Holland in The Strawberry One Act Festival. A play about friendship between women, race, and gentrification in the 1950's. More info here!

  • March 2019: Ella is so excited to be playing a queer role in new play The Jersey Devil Doesn't Exist by Jess Honovich with The Shrill Theatre Collective. More info and tickets here.

  • February 2019: Feature film Snowflake by Necessary Outlet Productions, featuring Ella Mora as Tori is having a great Festival Season so far! So far this special movie has won Best LGBTQ Film at the LA Film Awards, Honorable Mention for Narrative Feature at Festigious Int. Film Festival, Best Narrative Feature at the NY Film Awards, Semi-Finalist at the LA Cinefest and runner up for best feature at NYC Indie Film Awards.

  • January 2019: Ella is so grateful to be playing Danni in Evan Linder's The Warriors. Based on the true story of the Westside Middle School Massacre, all ticket proceeds of this staged reading will be donated to March for Our Lives. More info here.

  • December 2018: Ella is so excited to be singing and acting in a developmental workshop presentation of Sofya Levitsky-Weitz's This Party Sucks at New York Theatre Workshop, directed by Seonjae Kim.

  • November 2018: Ella is so honored to be performing in a developmental reading of Andrew Rosendorf's Paper Cut at New York Theatre Workshop. It is a stunning play about masculinity, patriotism, disability and love.

  • September 2018: Ella is so excited to be playing 3 in 123, A PLAY ABOUT ABANDONMENT AND BALLROOM DANCING by Lila Rose Kaplan. All ticket proceeds of this NYC premier will be donated to Children of Promise. For tickets and more info, click here!

  • August 2018: Ella will be performing at Rockwood Music hall with the Apartment Sessions Collective, get tickets and more information here!

  • August 2018: Ella is so excited to be singing in the chorus of the season finale of Apartment Sessions. Watch the video here!

  • August 2018: Ella has started rehearsals for the NYC premier of 1 2 3, A PLAY ABOUT ABANDONMENT & BALLROOM DANCING, performing at The Wild Project Sept 2nd and 3rd. More info here.

  • June 2018: Ella has signed with Talent Express Management!

  • June 2018: Ella will be performing in the Women In Theatre Festival produced by Project Y Theatre Company on June 19th! More information here.

  • May 2018: Ella is so excited to announce that she will be starring in and co-producing the NYC Premiere of Lila Rose Kaplan's 1 2 3, A PLAY ABOUT ABANDONMENT & BALLROOM DANCING at The Wild Project! More info here!

  • April 2018: One of Ella's more recent film projects, DAY ONE, has been selected for IFC's Short Attention Span: NYC Women Filmmaker's Festival! See you at the premiere!

  • February 2018: Ella is so excited to be featured in Ellie Gravitte's short film DAY ONE.

  • February 2018: Ella is in rehearsals for a concert in March at 54 Below (more details to come) and is so excited to share her updated acting reel!

  • January 2018: Shooting for Ella's first indie feature film Snowflake begins this month. Check out Necessary Outlet Productions other projects here.

  • January 2018: The New Year is off to a great start! Ella will be performing at The Actors Company Theatre's Winter benefit. Get your tickets here!

  • December 18th, 2017: Ella is SO PROUD to join Actors Equity Association after accumulating 37 weeks through the EMC Program. Onwards and upwards!

  • December 2017: Ella is so sad to be finishing her run of new play "Passing" with Brunch Theatre Company. Read more about the company on Buzzfeed!

  • October 2017: Ella has begun rehearsals for a new play about the privilege associated with passing for straight. This new Brunch Theatre Company show runs from the end of November through mid-December. Tickets here!

  • October 2017: Ella is so excited to be performing in new musical Lunafest as it advances to the second round of New York New Works Theatre Fest!

  • August 2017: Ella is so honored to be playing Elaine in The Graduate at Forestburgh Playhouse from August 29th-September 3rd. More info here.

  • April 2017: Ella is excited to announce that she will be playing Ariel in The Little Mermaid at Forestburgh Playhouse from July 4th-July 16th. More info here.

  • March 2017: Ella is honored to be singing back-up for Kristolyn Lloyd and Justin Levine at the annual Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala! More info here.

  • December 2016: Ella is so excited to be originating the role of Private Samantha Lewis in Douglas Ladnier's new musical Home For the Holidays in the D.C. area.

  • November 2016: Ella is participating in a workshop of Seonjae Kim's new musical Riot Antigone, playing the role of Ismene. 

  • October 2016: Ella is interning at the Future of Storytelling Festival with NYC immersive theatre group Woodshed Collective! More info here.

  • July 2016: Ella is so sad to be closing what has been an incredibly run of The Rose Tattoo (Dir. Trip Cullman, Starring Marisa Tomei) at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.