Photos with Elza Zagreda
With an undergraduate degree from Fordham University and a Master's Degree in Dramatic Writing from NYU, Elza Zagreda has worked as an actress in such venues as The Helen Hayes Theatre (sharing a stage with Vanessa Redgrave and Tim Robbins), Classic Stage, and the West End Theatre. She has also appeared in work written and directed by Eve Ensler and Ellen McLaughlin. Recent TV appearances include "Law and Order: SVU, ABC-TV's "One Life to Live" and she was also one of the lovely blondes featured in the 1-800-CALL-ATT commercial with Carrot Top. Read more... under the mentorship of teacher David LaBarca and director, Vincent Marano. Elza has performed "Corn Bread & Feta" in NY & LA and was recently invited to perform at Boston University in December 2005. A published writer and producer, in 2002 she traveled to Albania and co-produced the documentary "Te Durosh" (to Endure). The internationally award winning film gives voice to women's experiences in Albania during one of the worst Communist dictatorships in history. Elza is working on a book about her life experiences - the memoir aptly titled "Corn Bread & Feta Cheese: Growing Up FAT & Albanian."