Perri Yaniv is a native New Yorker who has performed in over 40 theater productions and 20 films locally, regionally, and internationally. He has originated roles in new works by John Patrick Shanley, Erik Ehn, Candido Tirado, Maurice Decaul, Glory Kadigan, and Owen Panettieri. He has played the title role in revivals of George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell, Ansky's The Dybbuk, and Mayakovsky's The Bedbug. Other recent credits include the NYC revival of Joe Pintauro's Raft of the Medusa (Barefoot Theatre Company) and Claire Beckman's The Plantation, a site-specific adaptation of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard (Brave New World Rep). Film work includes the features Winter Has No Sun, Al Qarem, The Wolf of Wall Street, The O.C. Club, Delivery Hour, The Devil's Restaurant, and short works that have screened at multiple festivals: Z-Stuy, Untoward, Street Pillow, and the forthcoming Purity.
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PURITY premiered at the FilmSchoolFest in Munich November 19th & 22nd
RECENTLY : Performed with SpitNVigor in a special performance of
THE BRUTES at The Player's Club
MARY'S LITTLE MONSTER
Perri re-teamed with SpitNVigor (THE BRUTES) to play Percy Bysshe Shelley for this intimate rendition of Thomas Kee's sexually haunted story of Mary Shelley, during the summer of 1816 and the events that lead to the creation of Frankenstein.
Cast: Sara Fellini, Nicholas Thomas, Adam Belvo, and Xandra Leigh Parker, Directed by Sara Fellini
devised and created with Blessed Unrest and Kosovo's Teatri Oda, REFUGE ran at Baruch Performing Arts Center.
Cast and Creative Team:
Directed by Jessica Burr (Blessed Unrest) and Florent Mehmeti (Teatri Oda)
Written by Matt Opatrny and cast
with Becca Schneider, Nancy McArthur, Eshref Durmishi, Ilire Vinca, Daniela Markaj
music by Metropolitan Klezmer
Perri performed the role of JOHN "SLEEPY" SLEEPER CLARKE in SPITnVIGOR's re-mounting of
CASEY WIMPEE'S THE BRUTES at the New Ohio Theater
cast included Adam Belvo, Sara Fellini, Colt W. Keeney, Eamon Murphy, Becca Musser, Pete Oliver, Xandra Leigh Parker, Harlan Short, Nicholas Thomas, and Morgan Zipf-Meister, Directed by Sara Fellini