Penny Pollak

So honored to receive the ENCORE PRODUCERS EXTENSION AWARD! Which means we have one more show this FRIDAY 8pm at the Complex!

From NYC, here to bring NO TRAVELER: A COMEDY ABOUT SUICIDE to the Hollywood Fringe!!!

PENNY POLLAK is a NYC bred actress and writer now residing in LA. Her feature film ‘ABIGAIL: A Comedy About Suicide’ is in pre-production with American History X Director Tony Kaye and Above The Sea Productions. “Part Marx Brothers, Part Charlie Chaplin, Part I Love Lucy!” Pollak explores similar themes in her solo play No Traveler: a Comedy About Suicide receiving glowing reviews in the Edinburgh and Canadian Fringe Festivals as well as home in NYC from the NYC FRIGID Festival to it’s off Broadway premier at 59E59 St. Theater. Her latest film Charity Case Directed by Jenn Shaw has just been accepted into the Big Apple Film Festival, the Hollywood Black film festival as well as the Orlando and Mississippi Film Festivals.

From 2007 to 2013 she has hosted and produced an iconic weekly east village variety show at UNDER St. Marks Theater. Penny’s Open Mic stood as a supportive theatrical space for all artists of any kind to workshop and take risks in a safe environment. After graduating with a BA in Theater and a minor in Sociology she joined the London Theater Intensive at Rose Bruford University in the UK before moving to NYC in 2007