Dana DeRuyck is your offbeat buddy in everything from classical theatre to fan fiction to stand-up comedy. She's currently represented by Sovereign Talent Group and lives in Los Angeles.
She can now be seen in writer/director Michelle Gritzer's short film A Girl Problem. It's making the rounds at various festivals, and earned the Platinum Award for Best Acting Duo by the Independent Shorts Awards (LA, March 2020).
Not to be set back by a global pandemic, Dana can still be found performing stand-up comedy online -- most recently in Flappers Comedy's Virtual Yoo Hoo Room. She was also part of the 6th annual Laugh Riot Grrrl Festival at Tao Comedy Studio in June, which, like everything else in our lives, got moved online.
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Dana can been heard in radio commercials, web promos, video games, and the English-language dubs of several Netflix international titles like:
COMING SOON: MEASURE FOR MEASURE
Enjoy a live Shakespeare-in-the-park performance from the comfort (and safety) of your own home! Dana will be playing Mistress Overdone, Julietta, and Mariana in Shakespeare by the Sea's upcoming online-only performance -- streaming in January 2021.
Stay tuned for updates on Dana's latest online comedy appearances!
A GIRL PROBLEM
Dana's new short film A Girl Problem is currently being submitted to festivals and has already picked up laurels for Best Acting Duo (Platinum) and Best Female Short (Silver) at the International Shorts Awards (Los Angeles, March 2020). Public screening info to come.
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