Perri Yaniv is an actor born and raised in New York City who has performed in over 20 theater productions locally, regionally, and internationally. Recent credits include the world premieres of Dijla Wal Furat: Between the Tigris and the Euphrates, Vestments of the Gods (Winner Outstanding Ensemble at the New York International Fringe Festival), and revivals of A Man's World (Nominated for Outstanding Revival at the NYIT Awards), Julius Caesar, Red Noses, and the title characters in Shaw's Don Juan in Hell and S. Ansky's The Dybbuk. Film work includes Al Qarem, The Wolf of Wall Street, and the forthcoming feature Delivery Hour. Short films include The Boundary, Street Pillow or, the Sidewalk Sleep (Audience Winner at HollyShorts Festival), Chinese Rocks, and web series such as Common Ground.
January - June 2015
Perri just finished his 3rd theatre production since January, playing 30 characters in the revival of the Living Newspaper's INJUNCTION GRANTED for Metropolitan Playhouse, under the direction of artistic director Alex Roe. He played the Archbishop Monselet with Nicu's Spoon Theatre Company in artistic direcotr Stephanie Barton-Farcas' revival of Peter Barnes' Olivier-winning RED NOSES in April, and originated the role of Lcpl. Carl Fuchs in the world premiere production of Maurice Decual's account of the early days of the Iraq invasion in DIJLA WAL FURAT: BETWEEN THE TIGRIS & THE EUPHRATES for the Poetic License Theatre Festival at the Wild Project throughout February.
Perri completed principal photography as Bruce in the upcoming feature film WINTER HAS NO SUN for Gradient Films, and partook in the short film FIVE MINUTES. He appears in the documentary AKTORKA (ACTRESS) about the life and career of famed Polish actress Elzbieta Czyzewska, with whom he worked in 2006. Meanwhile, DELIVERY HOUR is touring the Brooklyn Film Festival circuit after premiering at Anthology Film Archives.