Victoria Libertore
Space Grant (2005/2006)

VICTORIA LIBERTORE is a performer, writer, actress, improv artist,  curator, emcee and teacher. She is the creator of eight solo shows: “Camille: The Forgotten Artist”, “stalk(her)”, “The Should Dream”, “My Journey of Decay”, GIRL MEAT, “No Need for Seduction” “This Is My Last Attempt At Fame” and “I Want to Die One Day After You.”  In her work, she’s collaborated with Jennifer Tuttle, Ryan Kipp, Emmy-nominee Leigh Fondakowski, Rosalie Purvis,Jen-Scott Mobley, Shelley Butler-Hyler, Ryan Migge, Tony-nominee Rebecca Feldman, Kimberly I. Kefgen, and Sara Laudonia. She has performed her original work throughout NYC in venues such as BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Carolines on Broadway, Dance New Amsterdam, Dixon Place, Joyce Soho and PS122 as well as in Boston, Chicago, Montreal, Philadelphia, Provincetown, Toronto and Washington D.C.

Victoria is passionate about encouraging other artists to create their own work and has curated dozens of local and a few international artists with backgrounds in performance, variety arts, burlesque, music, comedy and dance. She has emceed throughout New York City in theaters, comedy clubs, parks and at private parties impersonating Liza Minnelli where she utilizes her improvisational skills to make “people laugh so hard that their faces hurt.” In addition to facilitating her own performance and writing workshops, she has taught at Otterbein University and Hastings College.

​She has received a Young Alumni Award for Research and Creative Achievement from Otterbein University, was a Humana Festival Finalist and is a recipient of the Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award held by the Innovative Theatre Awards Ceremony. Victoria is especially thankful for the support of artist residencies, space grants, funding and retreats from Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Dance New Amsterdam, Dixon Place and New Dance Alliance. In addition to her BFA in Theater from Otterbein University, while in NYC, she studied various approaches to acting and performance including Grotowski, Chekov, Viewpoints, long-form improvisation and Balinese mask.

Victoria’s writing is inspired by her travels, other cultures, hidden desires, seduction, cleaning out the cat litter, communing with the unseen, her walks, the moon, the mystery, the mundane and the people & animals in her life. She has written two screenplays: Until Found Again and GIRL MEAT, which was created in collaboration with Ryan Kipp. She’s also written a pilot entitled Mystery Castle. In addition to her solo shows, she has written essays, plays and poetry. She is currently working on a nonfiction book entitled Should I Do My Laundry or Crawl into an Open Grave: A Guide for Living an Intuitive Life.

Victoria now lives in Los Angeles where she is focused on acting and writing.