Romana Soutus

Romana Soutus

Romana Soutus is a playwright, producer, and performer based in New York City. Soutus graduated in May 2014 cum laude from Fordham University's prestigious Theatre Program with a focus on Performance. For the past six years, she has performed and produced at the experimental theatre institution La MaMa in New York City. Her plays include a one-woman show “Hyena", (performed at La MaMa, the Edinburgh...
Romana Soutus is a playwright, producer, and performer based in New York City. Soutus graduated in May 2014 cum laude from Fordham University's prestigious Theatre Program with a focus on Performance. For the past six years, she has performed and produced at the experimental theatre institution La MaMa in New York City. Her plays include a one-woman show “Hyena", (performed at La MaMa, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and “Best Experimental Show” at the United Solo Festival) and her first full-length “Martyrs” (premiered at La MaMa in April 2018). Soutus is a 2017 Fellow of the Lambda Literary Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices.

Plays

  • Martyrs
    Martyrs is a convent slumber party turned upside down as tensions rise and relationships erupt. Cats and Kittens let you in on midnight whispers between sisters. Watch as the girls dance in milk and honey and crush cherries between their fingers. In search of purity, the women of Martyrs are forced to contend with their sensuality in the face of their insecurities. In the era of #MeToo, Martyrs is where the...
    Martyrs is a convent slumber party turned upside down as tensions rise and relationships erupt. Cats and Kittens let you in on midnight whispers between sisters. Watch as the girls dance in milk and honey and crush cherries between their fingers. In search of purity, the women of Martyrs are forced to contend with their sensuality in the face of their insecurities. In the era of #MeToo, Martyrs is where the body is battleground and sisterhood offers shelter.
  • HYENA
    HYENA is an interactive and visceral solo show about the beast within. Hyena examines questions of intimacy, femininity and vulnerability as she attempts to find ways to navigate the painful world in which we live, while toeing the line between her public and private self. Join her as she discovers the darkest parts of herself.