The infamously powerful proposal scene– Delaney completely transformed into ‘Jane Eyre’.
— The Jane Austen Project
There is a disturbance brought to the story by Alida, a muse or a dark angel, signing & dancing throughout the show... it is impossible to be certain who is in front of us.
— Onstage
Delightfully alive.
— VictoriaB:Culture
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Presented with Ms. Weild’s company... it puts its money where its mouth is, casting-wise, nudging us to consider more deeply the notion of artists who don’t fit the standard mold.
— NYT Critic’s Pick
...The relationship between Nina (Alida) & Polina... was one of the more tender & interesting portrayals of emerging love between women that I’ve seen recently.
— D.C. Metro Theatre Arts

@ Bklyn bred & Award-winning Renaissance WomXn


Alida is currently completing The Mohawk Trail, starring alongside film & theatre-maven, Catherine Eaton (The Sounding). This summer, Alida is producing LORDES directed by Katherine Wilkinson & written by Gethsemane Herron-Coward as part of the New Ohio Theatre’s ICE Factory. With the strength of dozens of women, Audre Lorde writes her last poem before illness stills her pen. This production is built with & performed by an ensemble of women who celebrate Audre Lorde's legacy & who are committed to building the future embodied by Lorde's visceral poetry & tireless activism.  

She is the founder of KALIDASCOPE Media, a multimedia production company sharing a collective of stories that inspires new perspectives on ourselves, on others, & the world(s) unknown. Alida is a proud Wing Woman & company member with National Disability Theatre– that is radically transforming theatrical practices by telling stories through a lens of disability culture.

Selected credits: In A Sentimental Mood (2018 MassIFF Best Actress Award); OFF-BROADWAY: world-premiere of Charles Mee's Soot and Spit, Dir. Kim Weild, New Ohio Theatre (2018 NYITA Outstanding Performance Art Production & NYT Critic's Pick); The Fall, Dir. Jane Arnfield, SoHo Playhouse. REGIONAL: Night Witches - Phase II (Hylton Performing Arts Center, Dixon Place, The Muse) ; Boston's world-premiere of Ouroboros Trilogy, Dir. Michael Counts, Cutler Majestic Theater.

Recent producing credits: The Art of Sisters: Tales & Letters by the Brontës (sold-out run!) at American Irish Historical Society, Jaclyn Bethany’s developing mini-series The Rehearsal, & Jetty currently in the film fest circuit.

An ongoing contributor for Constellation Magazine, Alida has photographed the editorials for artists including Ani Simon-Kennedy, Millicent Simmonds, Sonejuhi Sinha, & Elizabeth Wood. As part of the 2016 NYS Pavilion New Ideas Competition, Alida received the Queens Borough award for “Pavilion Park” which was featured in the Wall Street Journal & at the Queens Museum.

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: : Snapple Facts : :

~ Dutch + ITalian Descent

~ The name Alida = “little-winged one”

~ Retired Professional ballerina

~ Antenna friends @ . . @ #Hardofhearing

~ Loves Sunday Jazz, Jane Goodall, Black RAspberry Ice-cream

~ BFA in Dance with minors in Costume Design & Photography

 
 

Mustard is Underrated ;)

 
 
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Happenings

 

Cast in Alvin Case + Square Medium Pictures

The Mohawk Trail - a "National Geographic" type-photographer tries to reconnect with her estranged daughter.

Starring: Catherine Eaton

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Cast in “Grapefruit,” Written/Directed by Spanish Director, Pedro Tamames

Proof of concept = completed.

Fundraising beginning soon!

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‘19 Highlights

← Archive

 
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Cast as Mistress Mary Seton in A reading of

Maxwell Anderson’s “Mary of Scotland”

with First Flight Productions at Columbia University

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Presented at the American Irish Historical Society

A sold out run & a “heartfelt performance by all the actors” - Bronte Historical Society.

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New York Deaf Theatre’s workshop of The Red Shoes

Directed by Beth Applebaum (I Was Most Alive With You, Playwrights)

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Advisory Company Member with National Disability Theatre

The first theatre company to be inclusive to artists with disabilities.

Founded by Mickey Rowe & Talleri A. McRae

 

Winona lookalike 

 
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“It’s the time you have wasted for your Rose that makes your Rose so important”

 
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Nïce to E-Meet You! // Wrïte me a Haïku about // How we can Connect

xx A l ï d a R o s e

 
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