“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 performer currently based in New York by way of Boston, MA. Her work is multidisciplinary, spanning acting, playwriting, poetry, storytelling, and music. Antonia has performed her work around the world in theatres, universities, and living rooms. She is passionate about using performance as an entry point into empathetic dialogue, and loves to attack hard issues with humor and simple storytelling.
Antonia is currently touring her one-woman show, Post Traumatic Super Delightful, a half clown/half monologue play about the sexual assault crisis on college campuses. Her previous one woman show, God Box, is an interfaith look at spiritual identity. Antonia’s work has been featured on autostraddle.com and she was recently a panelist for Glamour Magazine’s Top Ten College Women Program.
Some recent tour venues include: New Repertory Theatre, Boston; Cape Town, South Africa; Yale University; Rice University; 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.