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Isabella Perversi is an Australian-Italian writer, actor, dancer and producer. 

Isabella works across multiple disciplines; theatre, film, tv, opera, performance and visual art, and dance.

She was nominated for a Green Room Award for Performance in 2021 for her one woman show EMBEREMBER was presented at Melbourne Fringe Festival and was also nominated for Best in Theatre 2020. 

She won the Best Emerging Producer Award at the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2021.

EMBER was streamed at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2021 with Assembly.

Recently, she performed in What is the matter with Mary Jane? by Sancia Robinson at St Martins Theatre (Fourth Wall Theatre Company).

What rhymes with orange? is her intimate new work about modern love and sacrifice, set amongst the seeming randomness of life. Presented digitally at the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2021 and directed by the award winning Alanah Guiry. 

She wrote, co-produced and performed in short films Friends of Mine, which explores female friendship and 'The sh*t between us' a comedy about attempting to be friends with your sister. 

 

She is currently writing a one woman show for Adelaide Fringe Festival 2022. 

 

She has performed with Opera Australia on various productions including The Ring Cycle (Dir. Neil Armfield), Rigoletto (Dir. Roger Hodgman) and Don Giovanni (Dir. David McVicar)

 

As a dancer she has toured nationally with Life Like Touring (Chor. Katie Ditchburn) and performed in music videos for Bridget Mendler (Disney) and Bonjah. She also performed regularly with Indigenous Hip Hop Projects who have been working extensively in Indigenous communities around Australia since 2005. 

Other theatre credits include Julia in Fefu and Her Friends (Dir. Sapidah Kian), Flavia in Mad Forest (Dir. Sean Mee), Masha in The Three Sisters (Dir. Helen Trenos), Dr Fautus Lights the Lights (Dir. Alyson Campbell), The Comedy of Errors (Dir. Tony Smith).

 

Isabella performed in web series Franks Patch and Harmony Sings.

She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) from the Victorian College of the Arts, has completed the 16th Street Full Time Program and a Diploma in Dance. 

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