ABOUT TANYA O'DEBRA
TANYA O’DEBRA is a writer/performer/funny lady. One half of the ECNY Award nominated comic sister duo, The O'Debra Twins, Miss O’Debra has spread mirth and filth all over NYC. Their annual O’Debbie Awards garnered a Best of New York Award from The Village Voice. Her play Fuck You won The Excellence Award in Overall Production at Fringe NYC. Published by Original Works, her play Radio Star has been produced all over the world, receiving numerous awards and accolades. Winner of the Miss Fag Hag Pageant, other theater credits include Patrice O’Debra in Straight Up Vampire (Joe’s Pub), The Evil Queen in Snow White (The New Acting Company) and Amanda McCloud in The Ultimate Stimulus (Dixon Place). Her newest Play, Shut Up, Emily Dickinson, is currently in development. “There can be no doubting O’Debra’s talent: she has a vocal arsenal that puts Saturday Night Live’s Kristin Wiig to shame.” – NY Press 
HERSTORY

AWARDS:
Best of the San Francisco Fringe Festival - 2011
Montreal Fringe Best English Language Production Award Nom - 2011
Montreal Fringe Just for Laughs Best Comedy Award Nom - 2011
New York Innovative Theatre Award Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role Nom - 2010
New York Innovative Theatre Award Outstanding Full Length Script Nom - 2010
Miss Fag Hag Pageant - 2010
Skinny Girl Margarita Online Video Challenge - 2010
Village Voice Best of New York Award - 2006
Excellence in Comedy New York Best Duo Nom - 2005
Fringe NYC Excellence Award in Overall Production - 2001

PUBLICATION:
Original Works
Bowery Books
New York Press
Nerve.com

PRODUCTION HISTORY:
THE SECRETS OF AVONDALE FALLS
THE CINCINNATI FRINGE FESTIVAL - 2016
CELEBRATION OF WHIMSY, NYC (PREVIEW) - 2016
DIXON PLACE, NYC (READING) - 2013

Radio Star
The Edmonton Fringe Festivial - 2016
The Academy of Music, Northampton, MA - 2014
OBERON, CAMBRIDGE, MA - 2013
The Cincinnati Fringe Festival - 2012
Joe’s Pub, NYC - 2012
The Kraine Theater, NYC - 2012
Red House Arts Center, Syracuse - 2011
The San Francisco Fringe Festival - 2011
The Montreal Fringe Festival - 2011
The Orlando Fringe Festival - 2011
Ars Nova, NYC - 2010
The Red Room, NYC - 2010, 2011
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe - 2009
Glasslands Gallery - 2009

SHUT UP, EMILY DICKINSON
The Cincinnati Fringe Festival - 2013
The Orlando Fringe Festival - 2013
UNDER St Marks Theater, NYC (PREVIEW) - 2013
Dixon Place, NYC (WORKSHOP) - 2013

Beaches 2
Under St. Marks Theater, NYC - 2010-2011

The Whole World Thinks We’re Famous
The Bowery Poetry Club, NYC - 2004

Dummy
The Impact Theater, Brooklyn, NY - 2006
The Red Room, NYC - 2003

More Making Out in Japanese
Arthur’s Dress Shop, NYC - 2002

Fuck You or Dead Pee-Holes; an American Tale in Thirteen Acts
The Kraine Theater, NYC - 2001
The New York International Fringe Festival - 2001
The Present Company Theatorium, NYC - 2000

Additional Venues
Joe’s Pub, PS 122, UCB Theater, Surf Reality, The Ohio Theater, La Mama Etc, Comix, Stand Up NY, Gotham Comedy Club, The Howl Festival in Tompkin’s Square Park, New York Comedy Club, Caroline’s, The Zipper, Dixon Place, The Cutting Room, The Museum of Sex, Luna Lounge, Collective; Unconscious, The Ice Palace, Mo Pitkin’s House of Satisfaction, The Slipper Room, The New Acting Theater, The Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Madame X, CSV, Lolita, Arlene’s Grocery, Coney Island Sideshow by the Seashore, The Village Lantern, and more I probably forgot.