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Actor

Shyla
Lefner

Shyla Lefner is thrilled to be working with Geffen Playhouse. In the Fall of 2020, she appeared in the world premiere of New York Times Critic’s Pick Theatre for One: Here We Are, a live digital theatrical experience featuring one actor and one audience member speaking to the times we are in. Just prior to the pandemic, Shyla appeared in the East Coast premiere of Mary Kathryn Nagle’s Manahatta at Yale Repertory Theatre and was in the American Revolutions world premieres Between Two Knees by the 1491s and The Way the Mountain Moved by Idris Goodwin at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Other theatre credits include: Alice in Wonderland, Henry V (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Fairly Traceable, Off the Rails, The Frybread Queen (Native Voices at the Autry); The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Urban Theatre Movement, Company of Angels); Ackia: The Complete Epic (Idyllwild Native Arts Festival); Ungipamsuuka: My Story, Our Voices Will Be Heard (La Jolla Playhouse/Native Voices Festival of New Plays Workshop). Some film and television credits include: Polar Sun (ImagineNATIVE), Point of Origin (Indie), Grace (Cinequest), Fashion House, Lies & Alibis, Minding the Store, Whatever It Takes, Woo.