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About Daphne


Daphne Macy is a New York based actress and writer.


Born in Israel and raised in both Israel and CT, Daphne has been drawn to storytelling from an early age- attending acting classes and writing in both English and Hebrew throughout her childhood and youth. Growing up, she participated in various acting groups and productions and maintained her passion for writing.


After obtaining her B.A. in Communications and Film from Tel Aviv University Magna Cum Laude, Daphne moved to New York to attend the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, where she met a myriad of fellow actors, as well as mentors, such as Strasberg teachers Lola Cohen and Mauricio Bustamante. She spent two inspiring years studying at the institute.


Since moving to New York, Daphne has starred in various plays and films, engaged in writing and engaged with several artist collectives.

Her one-act play, Homesick, debuted on February 20th, 2014 at the Marilyn Monroe Theater, and has been adapted into a short film.

Paper Dolls, a short film that she wrote and starred in, was part of the official selection of the 2014 72 Hour Shootout, and went on to be screened on NYC Life and CrossingsTV and in festivals.

She began developing Private Moments, her first full length play, in fall 2012.


For more information- check out her website-

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