Ella Mora is an ambitious theatre artist from Seattle who made the move to the east coast to attend The Hartt School where she graduated with a BFA in Acting in 2016. They are now Brooklyn-based and can be found most often hosting living room readings, volunteering for the NY Democrats, supporting their friend's art, or doing yoga.
Ella's career as a performer has spanned several states and mediums. She has found herself in musical theatre roles, working regionally, in Summer Stock, Off-Off Broadway, in Shakespeare productions, new works festivals, a collaborative music collective, holiday shows, a feature film on homophobia in politics, a few web series', and an award winning short films. Ella is currently most interested in playing queer roles in new work.
Ella's career as a director is informed by her over 10 years of working professionally in the theatre (as a performer, producer, dramaturg and playwright). Ella was inspired by intimacy director workshops and the Intimacy Director Movement led by Claire Warden. Ella has experience assisting and leading rehearsal rooms for productions and workshops of new plays in development as well as experience as an audition coach and acting teacher. Ella uses breath and movement in her work as a director and is eager to work on plays about bodies and gender as a performance.
Ella's career as a producer began as a response to the current administration and an effort to fundraise for organizations like the ACLU, RAICES, and Children of Promise within the NYC theatre community. Using socially-conscious theatre as a vehicle for tangible financial support of nonprofits and to create diverse representation is Ella's greatest passion and current focus.