Alida Rose Delaney
is an award-winning interdisciplinary artist & native New Yorker. She received her BFA in Dance with concentrations in Costume Design & Photography from Marymount Manhattan College.
Alida’s production company KALIDASCOPE Media, a riff on her first name, was launched in 2019 with the headlining podcast Kalidascopes and the films The Mohawk Trail (Dir. Alvin Case) & Speak in Colour both in the developmental stages.
Selected theatre, film/tv credits include: In A Sentimental Mood (Dir. Michelle Gold) *2018 MassIFF Best Actress, Best Feature, Best Writing. World-Premiere of Obie-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). #1 Show at the "Broadway Bound Festival" 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 2017 Alida made her producing debut with Night Witches on its first Off-Broadway tour in New York & D.C. areas. Earlier this year, Alida served as Consultant Producer to the upcoming film, Jetty - sharing her own experience as a hard-of-hearing woman. She is currently the Associate Producer for film maven Jaclyn Bethany’s The Rehearsal, inspired by August Strindbergs Miss Julie with an all-star cast that includes Caitlin Carver (I, Tonya; Netflix’s Dear White People) & Tina Benko (Roundabout's The Cherry Orchard; Ivo Van Hove’s The Crucible).
An ongoing contributor for Constellation Magazine, Alida has photographed the editorials for artists including Ani Simon-Kennedy, Millicent Simmonds, Sonejuhi Sinha, & Elizabeth Wood. Her artwork has been featured in the Hewitt Gallery of Art & the George Billis Gallery in New York. As part of the 2016 New York State Pavilion New Ideas Competition, Alida & architect Cesar Juarez received the Queens Borough award for their “Pavilion Park”. Their design was exhibited at the Queens Museum, & featured in the Wall Street Journal as well as numerous architectural publications. She continues to collaborate with internationally recognized artists’ Paul B. Goode, Daniel Murtagh, & Jorge Tacla on selected gallery exhibitions.
As an artist, Alida is an advocate for promoting inclusivity for those with dis(abilities) in the work/creative space.
What's Up NOw
BEST ACTRESS AWARD!
For In A Sentimental Mood, other awards include:
Collaboration with painter, Jorge Tacla
On an upcoming exhibition.
New York Innovative Theatre Nomination Announcement
Soot and Spit
Outstanding Performance Art Production
Outstanding Costume Design
Long Lost John was #1 Show of Broadway Bound Festival
Paul B. Goode Exhibition
Mutiny Film Screening @ TheaterLab
St. Anns Warehouse Gala
RIAM Benefit @ IRish Historical Society
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
In A Sentimental Mood
Devour Me Film Release
Written & Directed by Michael S. Miller
Cinematography by Nicolas J. Capra
Night Witches Phase II
Skerry's Workshop Reading
Written/Directed by: Christy Jones (Broadway's Philadelphia Here I Come)
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.