“Lassar, a gifted physical comedian and incisive feminist-playwright, isn’t afraid to upend our perceptions of how assault reverberates for survivors, perpetrators, and bystanders alike”
– Jack Smart of Theatre is Easy
“Antonia Lassar is a powerhouse artist that makes her voice heard in all the right ways. Put Lassar and PTSD on your radar.”
– Michael Block of Theater in the Now
“First and foremost, Antonia Lassar is a wonderful storyteller.”
– Broadway World
Antonia Lassar is a playwright, performer, and educator in New York City. Her solo performances straddle the intersection of journalism and theatre. She has performed her works at major colleges and at theatres in the United States and in South Africa. She guest-lectures at colleges and universities on activism through art, was recently a mentor for Glamour Magazine’s Top Ten College Women’s program, and delivered a keynote at the 2017 Minnesota Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers conference. Ms. Lassar was called “your new hero” by Marie Claire Magazine for her theatrical work addressing sexual violence on campuses.
Antonia is currently touring her one-woman show, Post Traumatic Super Delightful, a half docudrama/half clown play about the sexual assault crisis on college campuses. Post Traumatic Super Delightful was recently called “Riveting!” by Autostraddle. Some of her other works includes the solo shows God Box and The Forest, as well as the ensemble plays Tina and Amy and Pair of Animals.
Some recent tour venues include: New Repertory Theatre, Boston; Yale University; Rice University; Middlebury College; Boston University; Brandeis University; Hunter College; Smith College; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Gettysburg College; Zeteo Church, Houston; Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism; Congregation Bnai Israel, Northampton; Association for Jewish Theatre National Conference; Boston Poetry Slam; and living rooms around the country.
Antonia regularly teaches a series of workshops to actors, activists, and change-makers about how solo performance is a tool of personal and community empowerment.
She is a primarily a mediocre ukulele player.