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ACTOR • TEACHING ARTIST • VOICEOVER ARTIST

REVIEWS AND INDUSTRY FEEDBACK

Around the World in 80 Days with Lost Nation Theatre

"Stephanie LaVardera was appropriately earnest as the heroine Aouda, and pretty funny in a variety of other roles." - Jim Lowe for The Rutland Herald

Marriage, Lizards and Love in the Capitol Fringe Festival

“Stephanie La Vardera does carry the show as Julia." - Elliot Lanes for Maryland Theatre Guide 

"Stein cast the show well, mostly with actress Stephanie LaVardera (Julia) who plays the young wife.... LaVardera is beautiful in this role. She masterfully takes the audience on this journey with her.." - Anne Vandercook for DC Metro Theater arts 

Romeo and Juliet at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre 

“…On the first performance after opening night – sans any understudy rehearsal – Ms. LaVardera got together with the rest of the cast to do a quick 90 minutes of what we call a “put in” rehearsal, before an 11:30am student matinee.

Then she went out there and tore it up!...To walk out, in front of a house full of people, and speak the speech, and act the moments, and be available to what other actors are trying to do to you while you’re actively trying to effect them…and to get through it this coolly, this Professionally recommends her highly.” - Actor and Playwright Brian Dykstra for The Folger Spotlight 

Macbeth with Annapolis Shakespeare Company 

"I specifically enjoyed...Stephanie LaVardera as poor little Fleance, struggling under the weight of his father's sword in his only (but pivotal) scene." - Cybele Pomeroy for Broadwayworld.com

"The three witches...are downright chilling...this trio gives them a substance that convinces us they must be of the underworld." - Bay Weekly 

Zorro with Constellation Theatre

"...LaVardera serenades us prettily as Zorro's exploit's unfold." - Peter Marks for the Washington Post

 

“Stephanie LaVardera is among a few that deserve special mention. One of the few to maintain a consistent accent throughout the evening and displaying a lovely singing voice, she is appropriately fierce and feminine as Zorro’s love interest. I look forward to seeing more of what she does in the future.”  - Jennifer Perry for DC Metro Theatre Arts 

And More...

"Stephanie La Vardera is a gifted and intelligent actress with a wide emotional range." - Patricia di Benedetto Snyder, director and former Artistic Director of the New York State Theatre Institute 

"She was such a joy to work with. She’s a wonderful artist and - from audition to closing - a true professional." - Brendan Averett, director and actor 

LINKS

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"Though she be but little, she is fierce" 

~ A Midsummer Night's Dream

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