ABOUT SLEEP F$@cking: revision
As John delves deeper into the reality of his novel, the novel becomes his reality, repeating the moments that led to his breakup in a constant state of revision.
AARON DALLA VILLA
MOVEMENT DIRECTION BY
AARON DALLA VILLA AND MARGOT MEJIA
MEET THE CAST
AARON DALLA VILLA
Aaron Dalla Villa trained at the Atlantic Acting School, UCB, Wynn Handman Studio, and with Eric Reis and Vance Barber of the Bob Krakower team. Off-Broadway: Seeing You. Theatre: Orphans, Cats, Gay.Porn.Mafia., Leonard’s Folly, Song of Solomon, Peter Pan Workshop. Film: Pledge, Fireworks, Love Is A Broadway Hit, Alpha Rift, Chasing Gold, Lost Cat Corona, For Entertainment Purposes Only, Buckle Up, Punk!, Immortal, Malefica, Goodbye Old Friend. TV: Duels, Late Night with Seth Meyers, A Crime to Remember, My Crazy Love. Video Game: Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain. Commercials: 1 national and 5 regional. Awards: Best Ensemble Broadway World Long Island 2015 for ORPHANS, by Lyle Kessler, directed by James Bonney at the Conklin Theatre. Many films in multiple festivals nationally and globally.
Margot Mejia is an actor, writer, director, comedienne, and producer from Queens, New York. She attended New York University on an academic scholarship and holds a B.A in Creative Writing. She is of Colombian, Native American, French, and Portuguese descent. She began her career as a performer at a young age as a professional child model with Funny Face Today Model Management.
Since posing for the camera as a kid she wrote, directed, and produced an original musical, Happy Birthday David that debuted at The Pit Striker Stage to a sold out audience. She has also written original short films, Game Play and Flame University for Stonestreet Studios, as well as heading their first screenwriting competition with Withoutabox. Her original TV Pilot DropOuts, co-written with writing partner Alex Luke, can be found on The Blcklst.
She is a recipient of the UCB Diversity Scholarship and has played bit roles with UCB Beta Teams PocketWatch and SCRAPS. Her original sketch comedy videos have been featured on the front page of Funny or Die under the name Prima Brosephina.
Margot is also a published poet and has performed her poems at The Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House and KGB Bar and Lit Lounge. She has also performed original characters at Broadway Comedy Club, as part of The Beverly Bonner Show.
She is a graduate of The Atlantic Acting School, Stella Adler Studios, and Stonestreet Studios. Most recently she has joined as a member of the Dramatist Guild.
Margot is excited to present her new play, Sleep F$@cking: Revision debut Off-Broadway at The Johnson at Theater for the New City’s “Dream Up Festival.”
A native New Yorker, Bianca discovered her desire and passion for performance at a young age. She started acting in community plays throughout Brooklyn and by her teen years she began her studies at HB Studios, The Neighborhood Playhouse, and Stella Adler Studio of Acting. She received her BFA from NYU-Tisch School of the Arts where she continued her studies at Stella Adler and Stonestreet Studios. While at NYU some of her theatre credits include: The Laramie Project, Pericles, and Dutchman (directed by Tony Award winner Roger Robinson). Since graduating she has appeared in several national commercials as well as feature films such as Hunter (alongside Jack Falahee), and Jane Wants a Boyfriend (alongside Eliza Dushku). She has recurred on the third season of the Fox television series "Gotham" and has previously recurred on the IFC television series "Benders.” In her spare time, Bianca enjoys traveling the world and teaching ESL online to her students in China.