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Copyright 2018 Sonja Cirilo. All Rights Reserved.

Current/Upcoming

Echoes of a Winter Sunshine

Abeng Studio/ Oniffe White Dir.

 

now on Amazon Prime

Winner of Honorarium from Welcome Table Press

The story of a brother and sister depending on each other as they navigate the changing landscape of Harlem while trying to survive. This story provides an inside look on the everyday life of poor America, a story often overlooked. 

I had the wonderful opportunity to play Ashwood. A sixteen year old girl who lives in Harlem with her nine year old brother. Recently homeless she finds the strength and perseverance to continue to provide and protect for her brother  in the face of insurmountable difficulty.

Nun Habits

Soul Series Production

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Nun Habits: April, a high school senior discovering her sexuality, befriends a bisexual nun, Sister Cecilia. Together, they go on a journey to discover where they fit into traditional Catholic teaching.

Check out this new web series written and produced by Monica Aresnault where I will directing episode two and five and playing the shy Sister Faustina


Nun habits web series coming soon. Click here to see trailer.

Poster design by Emma Asher

The Bats at The Flea Theater

 

I am currently apart of the resident acting company at The Flea, an off-off Broadway theatre Company in New York City. Click here To find out more about The Bats.


The Flea produces exciting plays that focuses on stories that reflect society around us.
For more about The Flea and their season, click here!

 

Past

Hype Man

Flea Theater/ New York, NYC

HYPE MAN: a break beat play we meet Verb, a young black man who hypes the crowd and Pinnacle, a white front man who writes and rhymes. They’ve been best buddies since they were kids, growing up together on the same mean streets. Now, with the addition of Peep One, a mixed- race, female beat maker, the trio is about to make it big as America’s next hip hop crew. But the shooting of an unarmed black man in their hometown throws them off their beat. Their friendship is tested. Their moral compass is challenged. HYPE MAN immerses audiences in a chilling conversation amongst the beats and rhymes of pulsating hip hop.

 

Come check me out as Peep one on December 11th @theFleatheatre!

 

READING OF CHARLES 
GERSHMAN’S NEW PLAYQUIK-MART 

Charles Gorshman’s introduces his MFA Thesis Project, a play called QUIK-MART. 
His play explores themes that deals with immigration, climate change, and family dynamics. I will be reading the part of Pania on May 9th at the Rita and Burton Goldberg Theater at NYU Tish School of the Arts.

 

MAMA 
DIR. Sontenish Myers

Mama delves into the theme of extreme lost and sisterhood as four enslaved women gather in the kitchen and share stories of the last time they saw their mothers. Set in 1800's Jim Crow South. 
I played Helen. A young woman who has not spoken since her violent attack by the mistress of the plantation.

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