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Actresses

Performed around the world, The Other Mozart
is brought to life by actresses in four languages

Sylvia Milo (Original Actress, Playwright - performs in English)

An award-winning actress and playwright based in NYC. Her self-produced play, The Other Mozart, had a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway run at HERE Arts Center and in London at St. James Theatre, and has been touring in the US, Canada, and in Europe. She received the New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Solo Performance in The Other Mozart, and Off Broadway Alliance Award nomination for Best Solo Performance. She played Bob Dylan in the OBIE Award-winning The West Village Fragments — by Peculiar Works; Ophelia in The Ophelia Landscape — with Mira Furlan at the Mark Morris Center; Hamlet in Hamlet — an all-female version of the play, which she adapted and directed herself; she has performed at La Mama, Cherry Lane, Ontological-Hysteric, Dixon Place and The Ohio Theatre. As a member of the Bats at the Flea Theater she starred in Seating Arrangements — co-written by Sylvia, directed by Eric Pold of Gob Squad. Sylvia is also a violinist (acoustic and electric violins – Irving Plaza, The Knitting Factory, CBGB’s, Joe’s Pub) and has composed scores for dance and theater (Merce Cunningham Studio, La Mama). She is a graduate of New York University, with extensive training at the Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler Institutes, in Michael Chekhov technique, and at The Grotowski Institute in Poland. 2018 Baryshnikov Arts Center Bogliasco Foundation joint Fellow.

www.sylviamilo.com

Samantha Hoefer (performs in English, German)

Samantha Hoefer’s feature film debut, Mudbound, under director Dee Rees (Pariah, Bessie) – nominated for four Oscars – premiered at Sundance in 2017.  Samantha grew up in Hamburg, Germany and was part of the Task acting school, where she studied under Andreas Mohrhagen. Upon graduation she traveled to France and worked at the Theatre Chaudron in Paris. At the prestigious Thalia Theatre in Hamburg she performed in Judasevangelium directed by the famed Hungarian film director Kornel Mundruczo (Delta and White God), in Reckless by Cornelia Funke directed by Marco Storman, and worked with Alia Luque on Blind Date, adapted from the movie by Stanley Tucci. In her short time in New York Samantha starred as the lead in The Curious Savage and Six Degrees of Separation at the Studio Theatre, she co-wrote  and starred in NowhereNowHere – a play directed by John Gould Rubin and Kat Yen at the Theatre Lab, in Little Wars – written and directed by Steven Carl McCasland at the Clarion Theatre, and at the Theatre for the New City in The New Trial – by Peter Weiss directed by Dennis Yueh-Yeh Li. She is fluent in four languages and next will bring this Mozart’s story back to Europe in Nannerl’s mother tongue.

www.samanthahoefer.com

Paulie Rojas (Performs in English and Spanish)

Paulie Rojas is a BFA graduate from USC in Los Angeles and the Tom Todoroff Conservatory in NYC. She hails from Mexico City from an international family. Her love of storytelling was a gift from her grandfather, who was the legendary leading man, Roberto Cañedo, one of the most prolific actors in the history of Mexican Cinema. As a young girl, she knew it would be her life’s work to do what her granddad did: tell stories that matter. Paulie has worked on network TV including NBC and pilots for ABC and Nickelodeon. Some favorite theatre roles include Jessica in “The Merchant of Venice” with the LA Women’s Shakespeare Co.; Princess Alexandra in Ferenc Molnar’s “The Swan”; Lady Windermere in Oscar Wilde’s “Lady Windermere’s Fan”; “Liudmila” in Maxim Gorky’s “A Mother”; Katherine in William Shakespeare’s, “The Taming of the Shrew”; and Linda Rotunda in John Patrick Shanley’s “Savage in Limbo.” On film:  she played opposite Christopher Lloyd as Dorothy Gale in “Dorothy and the Witches of Oz”; the titular role in the award-winning Spanish short film, “Lucia No Besa A Nadie/Lucia Kisses No One”; and she portrayed Audrey Hepburn in the short film “Before Breakfast.” She is fluent in three languages, plays the piano, has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and flourished as a classically trained ballerina.

Sofi Lambert (performs in French and English)

Sofi Lambert is an award winning actress originally from Quebec City, Canada. She first studied acting at Fichaud Conservatory in Montreal, and later in London and New York with Jack Waltzer from the Actors studio. She also studied with Jacqueline McClintock of the Neighborhood Playhouse. Sofi’s New York theater credits include: Porcupine, Cheap Hugs, Waiting for Goddreau preceded by Shut Up Kathleen, Encounters, La Dame aux camélias (performed in french), I F*ck Mariah. At her first participation to Fringe NYC Sofi won Best Solo Performance for her performance in The List, this success pushed the production to Mexico. In Montreal, Sofi performed in French lead roles in: Autour de ma pierre il ne fera pas nuit, L’hiver de Force, Elsemeurt, Les 4 morts de Marie, Maudit BBQ and in television for: Destinée, Le Bye Bye de RBO and Toute la verite.

Daniela Galli (performs in English and Portuguese)

Daniela Galli began her artistic path through dance and music in her native Brazil. She was a member of modern and tap dance companies and played the oboe at the Symphonic Orchestra of Campinas. She later graduated in Architecture and Urban Planning and worked as a set designer off-Broadway and as an associate designer to Tony Walton on Broadway. She studied acting at HB Studios and since 2006 is back in Brazil acting in theatre, film and television. Recent credits include: FILM – My Hindu Friend, directed by Hector Babenco, opposite Willem Dafoe, The American Side, by Jenna Ricker, starring Greg Stuhr and Matthew Broderick, Chlorine, by Marcelo Gabrowsky, Tragédia da Rua das Flores, directed by Ivan Zettel; THEATRE – Ciranda, by Celia Forte and directed by José Possi Neto, “Realismo”, by Anthony Neilson and directed by Tato Consorti, “PLAY”, by Rodrigo Nogueira and directed by Ivan Sugahara; TV – Plano Alto (nominated to Contigo Award for best actress in a TV series), “Mandrake” (HBO) and other series for TV Globo and Record. She just finished shooting a Netflix original film called “The Bounty Hunter”.  She speaks Portuguese, English, Italian, Dutch and Spanish.

www.danielagalli.com

Anja Bourdais (Performs in German)

Anja Bourdais is half German half Korean, living and working in
Berlin. In theatre she has worked with Michael Gruner, Bob McGrath
among others and alongside Eva Mattes.
In film she played the lead in “Schatten des Krieges” and has worked
with Peter Ladkani, Marcus Robbin, Daniel Ruebesam and many others .
She sees herself as a sensitive interpreter of material that needs to
be told.