Multi-lingual actress, host, model and producer, based between New York City and Slovenia.
Born into a Slovenian family of actors, Gaia Visnar grew up as a theatre kid and has been actively involved in her country's acting community before moving to New York City. In addition to an extensive international acting education, she is a graduate of Broadway-affiliated Circle in the Square Acting School in NYC. Her performance as Claire in The Maids with The Seeing Place Theatre earned her a 2019 NYITA nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role. She is a member of NYWIFT (New York Women in Film and TV) and LPTW (League of Professional Theatre Women). Follow her at www.gaiavisnar.com or @gaiavisnar.
Stage combat, horseback riding, improv, event hosting, teaching art. International driver's license, AOWD diving license. Producing experience. Singing: Alto / Mezzo Soprano. Languages: Fluent: English, Slovenian, Serbo-Croatian. Conversational: Italian. Basic: French.
FILMOGRAFY 2022 JA, CHEF! (TV, co-star); dir. Marko Naberšnik, Igor Gajič; POP TV (SI) 2021 TÊLENOVELA (TV, co-star); dir. Boris Bezić; VOYO (SI) 2020 BEDTIME STORIES (TV, co-star); dir. Carol Dorn (USA) 2019 YURAQ (feature, supporting); dir. Pierre Taisne (USA / PERU) 2018 DOMINE (short feature, supporting), dir. Ludvik Rodič (SI) 2018 LURID (short, lead); dir. Vishvak Prakkruth (USA) 2018 BASIS OF INTIMACY (short, lead); dir. Victoria Spadaccini (USA) 2017 FIRST DATE WAR (short, lead); dir. Natasha DeVita (USA) 2017 TASTE OF A WOMAN (short, lead); dir. Steven R. Strong (USA) 2013 MOJE ASOCIALNO ŽIVLJENJE 2 (new media, supporting); dir. Luka Marčetič (SI) THEATRE (Partial list): 2022 Various Parts; George Tabori: BRECHT ON BRECHT, dir. Nicholas Viselli, TBTB - Theater Breaking Through Barriers (NY, USA; Tottori, Japan) 2022 Red; Linda Manning: BITE THE APPLE, dir. Linda Manning, Waverly Place Theater (NY, USA) 2022 Onyay; Raymond Fortunato: NOTHING'S PLENTY FOR ME, dir. Shela Xoregos, Theatre Row (NY, USA) 2021 Sonia Wi-Moto Nyoka: EDEN, dir. Ana Margineanu, Transforma Theatre (NY, USA) 2021 Emmy; Lucas Hnath: A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2, dir. Kirk Jackson, Living Room Theatre (VT, USA) 2020 Antigona; adapted after Dušan Jovanović: ANTIGONA, dir. Sanja Gregorčič, Outer Gaea Company (London, UK) 2019 Maria; William Shakespeare: TWELFTH NIGHT, dir. Martha Benson, Lady Shakes Theatre Company (NY, USA) 2019 Claire; Jean Genet: THE MAIDS, dir. Erin Cronican, The Seeing Place Theater (NY, USA) 2018 Paige; Zala Djuric: THE DOORMAN, dir. Oskar Kvaternik, HB Playwrights Theater (NY, USA) 2018 Ismene; Brandon Walker: THE PEOPLE VS ANTIGONE, dir. Brandon Walker, Seeing Place Theater (NY, USA) 2017 Catherine; Charles Mee: ADAM AND EVIE, dir. Randolyn Zinn, The Living Room Theatre (VT, USA) 2017 Lisa; Alfred Hayes: THE GIRL ON THE VIA FLAMINIA, dir. Alan Langdon, Circle in the Square (NY, USA) 2017 Brutus; William Shakespeare JULIUS CAESAR, dir. Edward Berkeley, Circle in the Square (NY, USA) 2017 Ensemble; Greg Kotis: URINETOWN, dir. Jeanne Slater, Circle in the Square (NY, USA)
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