• Did someone order spunk

    with a sensitive side?

    Monica Furman was raised in Brooklyn by her Jew-ish

    Russian-speaking family from Ukraine, so she's working out

    her dual-identity crisis by being an artist instead of a doctor

    like her babushka wanted.

     

    Caution: dry sense of humor (hey, I'm from Brooklyn!).

    Connect with me at monicafurman10@gmail.com

  • Reel

    Check out some of my on-screen performances!

    2018 Reel

  • Upcoming and Recent News

    Currently taking classes with:

    Anthony Abeson for Acting Technique

    Erin Roth for Shakespeare and Voice (Rodenburg Certified)

    Alexa Green for Singing (mezzo-belt)

     

    Ongoing: Cupid's Comeback is in post-production and we're getting it ready to submit to festivals!

     

    Recent accolades for FIRST JEN, the bilingual tv sitcom I'm writing:

    • Finalist and Scholarship Recipient for the Reproductions Summer Screenplay Contest (see here for more!)
    • Finalist for the Orchard Project's inaugural Episodic TV Lab

    I'm the newest BrickaBrack Baby! I'll be devising with the company for their new Fall project! Stay tuned for more info!

     

    July 20-30: Touring The Waiting Room (a new devised work) internationally with Co-Op Theatre East's Youth Ensemble!

     

    August-October: Touring a live devising show around NYC with Cucumber Dogs in association with Sitting Shotgun, stay tuned for details!

  • Media

    Take a look at more on-screen footage!

    Comedy: Sassy Know-It All

    Footnote, directed by Kunlin Wang

    Dramatic Clips

    Lisa from Kept, directed by Chris Vernale

    Dean from Blue Valentine, directed by Chandler Freelander

    Theatre Monologues

    Pistol, Henry IV

    Mary, Late: A Cowboy Song, by Sarah Ruhl

    RomCom: Angsty Teen Cupid

    Cupid's Comeback, directed by David B. Jacobs

  • Devised Theatre Work

    I love ensemble work, particularly devised theatre for social change. Take a look at a few projects I had the privilege to direct.

    Devised Theatre Directing Portfolio

    Cross the Line

    Two excerpts from two separate projects I directed. The first, And Again, is about the double meaning of 'revolution.' The second, The Drought Project, is about our personal relationships to water, or lack thereof. 

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