FINALIST for NYU Fusion Film Festival Graduate Screenplay Award
April 2023 Rora's screenplay Bunny, Godmother of Title IX is a finalist for an award open to Women and Non-binary writers across all NYU Graduate Departments. That means Rora competed against the NYU Dramatic Writing and Film Departments. Hurrah Rora!
New One Act: Pulses, Places and Things
March 2023 Rora's new one act about a nurse's life outside of the hospital in 2020 was developed at NYU Grad Acting's Freeplay Festival.
NYU Grad Acting
here we come!!
May 2023 Rora will graduate from NYU Tisch Graduate Acting.
Bark Bark WOOF
Feb 2020 Ever wondered what goes through your dog's mind? Rora shows you the inner life of "Commander Barkley" - the lovable and psychotic canine you just can't !SQUIRREL! stop thinking about.
A Doggy Dog World is new piece by Niccolo Aeed. Directed by Anna Strasser. @The Flea Theater
A JUST WAR @ The Flea
Dec 2019 Rora takes the stage as Evil Warlord Justine in Oscar A. L. Cabrera's new piece, A Just War. Directed by Erin Reynolds.
For more, visit: http://theflea.org/shows/serials/
THE FEZ extends!!
Sept-Nov 2019 The Fez will now extend through Nov 4th!
As one review says:
"Rora Brodwin is a delightful exaggeration of Eliza Doolittle"
Rora stars in Mac Wellman World Premiere THE FEZ
Sept-Nov 2019 Rora takes the lead as Liza Doolittle in the world premiere of Mac Wellman's THE FEZ at the Flea Theater. Sept 26th - Nov 1st, Opening on Oct 5th.
Rora as The Player in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.
August 2019 Rora appears for the first time at The Brick Theater as The Player in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, directed by Rachel Karp and produced by 3DaysPrior.
(rehearsal photo to the right)
NEW WORK at Dixon Place by Rora and Nurit
July 2019 Rora and Nurit write and perform a new piece "Gather 'Round" as part of Dixon Place's Queer HOT! Festival.
Rora's first two SERIALS at The Flea Theater!
July 2019 Rora first two shows at The Flea are part of their ongoing SERIALS (new works by Flea Resident writers put up each week). Rora's pieces "The Last Rom Com" directed by Anna Strasser, written by Brian Kettler.
Rising Sun Performance Company: Artist Residency
July 2019 Rora joins writers Emily Cordes, Kendra Augustin, & Alison Leaf to support the development of their new work, "So Sad, So Sexy," about the fetishization of mentally ill women. Rora plays Lucy, a 1860s woman whose sexually is unleashed when she views the painting Olympia.
Rora joins The Bats!
The Flea Theater's Resident Acting Company
May 2019 An Obie Award-winning company, The Bats are a thriving theatrical community who perform professionally, generate their own work, and collaborate with the country’s leading artists. Bats have given world premieres to work by A.R. Gurney, Will Eno, Thomas Bradshaw, Adam Rapp, Beau Willimon, Elizabeth Swados, Erin Courtney, and Kim Davies, among others.
NYC premiere of original one-woman show!!
March 2019 Rora's original show Bunny, Godmother of Title IX premiered in NYC to a sold-out crowd at Dixon Place Theater.
Rora takes the stage at the Cherry Lane Theater
January 2019 Rora plays Sandy in A Modest Proposal at the Cherry Lane. Directed by Jenna Hoffman, written by Anna Jastrzembski.
Rora stars as Sonya in Anna Rebeck's Uncle Vanya!
November 2018 Columbia MFA Directing Production. Pictured: self, the devastating Roger Lipson (Uncle Vanya, AEA),
Rora's original one-woman show returns to Yale!!
October 2018 Yale's Title IX Office sponsored a re-staging of Bunny, Godmother of Title IX for their annual faculty and staff training. Directed by Elise Morrison. Set Design by Adam Thompson.
Rora at the Orchard Project
June 2018 Rora developed new work as a Core Company ensemble member at the Orchard Project artist residency program. The culmination: a reading of screenplay-in-development, Bunny, with Tony Award winning actress Tonya Pinkins and acclaimed actress Heidi Armbruster.
World-Premiere of Bunny!
April 2018 Almost fifty years ago, Dr. Bernice "Bunny" Sandler filed a lawsuit which changed the world. In April, Rora told her story..
Rora researched, wrote, produced, and performed this show - many hours of interviews with her great aunt Bunny and Bunny's kids, pouring over 70 boxes of donated papers at the Schlesinger Library, Bunny's meeting notes, Bunny's photographs, congressional testimony, and on! Rora had an AMAZING team of designers, managers, assistant directors, and crew.
UPDATE: For this show, Rora received Yale Trumbull College's Fine Arts Award 2018!!!