In Conversation

In this 2018 Conversation, Alida Rose Delaney talks about being a late bloomer, Jane Goodall, learning to embrace her antenna friends in the industry, and the blessing to be yourself in performance without judgement.

Alida Rose Delaney

Alida Rose is an interdisciplinary artist & native New Yorker. She received her BFA in Dance, along with concentrations in Costume Design & Photography from Marymount Manhattan College.

Selected theatre, film/tv credits include:

  • World-Premiere of Obbie-Award winner, Charles Mee's Soot and Spit (Dir. Kim Weild @ New Ohio Theatre) *NYITA Nominee *NYT Critic's Pick
  • Boston's World-Premiere of Ouroboros Trilogy (Dir. Michael Counts @ Cutler Majestic Theater)
  • "Fringe Encores" The Fall (Dir. Jane Arnfield @ SoHo Playhouse)
  • "Broadway Bound Festival's" Long Lost John: A Lennon Family Story by Eddie Zareh (Dir. Carlton Ward @ 14th St. Y)
  • Co-Producer & Actor of Night Witches Phase II Tour @ Hylton Performing Arts Center, The Muse, Dixon Place
  • Red Feather (Dir. Alexia Salingaros)
  • In A Sentimental Mood *MassIFF "Best Actress" Nominee
  • Devour Me
  • The Knick
  • Vinyl

A riff on her first name, she launched her production company KALIDASCOPE Media - headlining with the podcast, Kalidascopes & the art-film, Speak in Colour both slated for release in 2018.

Alida has collaborated with internationally recognized artists: Alvin Booth, Paul B. Goode, Daniel Murtagh, & Jorge Tacla.

As part of the 2016 NYS Pavilion New Ideas Competition, Alida & architect Cesar Juarez designed Pavilion Park, which was named the Queens Borough Winner. Their design was exhibited at the Queens Museum, & featured in the WSJ as well as numerous architectural publications. Her artwork has been featured in Constellation Magazine, the Hewitt Gallery of Art, & the George Billis Gallery in New York.

 Photo by Paul B. Goode

Photo by Paul B. Goode


In A Sentimental Mood



Soot and Spit


Night Witches is so well written that it draws you in immediately & refuses to let go until it had taken what it wants. The creativity & passion of its 7 creators is obvious & should carry it far beyond its current incarnation.

The relationship between Nina (Alida Rose Delaney) & Polina... was one of the more tender & interesting portrayals of emerging love between women that I’ve seen recently.
— D.C. Metro Thatre Arts
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.

What's Up NOw


For In A Sentimental Mood

Other nominations include:

  • Best Feature
  • Best Director
  • Best Writing
  • Best New England Film

New York Innovative Theatre Nomination Announcement

Soot and Spit

  • Outstanding Performance Art Production
  • Outstanding Costume Design


Collaboration with painter, Jorge Tacla

On an upcoming exhibition.


Recent Highlights

For past Years


As part of Broadway Bound Festival

Paul B. Goode Exhibition


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Red Feather's Short Film

Written & Directed by Alexia Salingaros (Tribeca Film Fest & SXSW filmmaker).


Mutiny Film Screening @ TheaterLab

St. Anns Warehouse Gala

RIAM Benefit @ IRish Historical Society

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Van Alen Spring Benefit

92Y's Music Theater Development Lab - RPT

Under Courtney Laine Self & Stephen Cyr

Saturday, April 28th + Sunday, April 29th @ 8pm

Shoot with Daniel Murtagh

This drama invites us to really look at ourselves (or not.) Delightfully alive/stuck cellist Maisie (ALIDA ROSE DELANEY)... are so perfectly cast that I feel I have already met them... It is not fair to make a box around any of them, and it is not fair to do so in “real” life. We are too complex for that, and MESSAGES helps us see that complexity. When sitting in a room with emotions writ so large and so palpable, it is hard to make a distinction between audience and actor.
— Victoriab:culture

In A Sentimental Mood

Official selection!

Devour Me Film Release

Written & Directed by Michael S. Miller

Cinematography by Nicolas J. Capra

Night Witches Phase II

Night Witches is one of those plays that is so well written that it draws you in immediately and refuses to let go until it has taken what it wants. The creativity and passion of its seven creators is obvious and should carry it far beyond its current incarnation...
— D.C. Metro Theater Arts

Skerry's Workshop Reading

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Written/Directed by: Christy Jones (Broadway's Philadelphia Here I Come)

Lambay Productions


4 Sisters gather on the eve of their older sister's wedding, to sing old songs; but the impending marriage brings to light each woman's anxiety about love, freedom, & happiness for their future life; sharpening long standing resentments between them.

Challenging Beauty Norms

Presenting Adore Me's Social Media Campaign–a video highlighting their mission of "lingerie for every body." The campaign showcases women who are challenging social norms and who want to share their story.

Follow Adore Me on Instagram.

Headshot + Resume

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