Clea (pronounced Clay-Uh) is an actor and writer based in New York City, originally from Santa Monica, California. She's performed in plays and workshops at Santa Cruz Shakespeare, The Globe Theater in London, The Flea, EST, New Georges, The Irondale Center, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and 59E59. In addition to acting, she's also a budding writer -- her play Bitter Greens had a sold-out run at 59E59 last December and Men I am not Married to, a play she co-created and performed based on Dorothy Parker's life and work premiered at Santa Cruz Shakespeare in September 2018.
Since graduating with her BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, she's studied with Fiasco Theater, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Kathleen Turner and Dianne Weist, among others. While she's not performing or writing, she loves bringing new works to life on stage and screen, and co-founded Station26 Productions as a means to do actively develop independent film and theater.