SYLVIA MILO, originally from Warsaw, Poland, is a graduate of New York University and the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. Former member of the BATS Repertory Company at the Flea Theater in NYC. In New York, she has performed at such theatres as the Flea, La Mama, Ontological-Hysteric, Theatre For the New City, and Dixon Place. Among her favorite stage roles: Hamlet in "Hamlet" - an all-female version of the play, which she adapted and directed herself; Sylwia in "Seating Arrangements"- directed by Eric Pold of Gob Squad for the Flea Theatre; Ophelia in "The Ophelia Landscape"- an experimental production with Mira Furlan at the Mark Morris Center; and Bob Dylan on the streets of New York, in "The West Village Fragments" by Peculiar Works. Recent Films: Cinque Lee’s "Burn Out the Day", Christine Giorgio’s "The Dinner Guest."
Current project: a monodrama, "The Other Mozart('s Sister)" - created by Sylvia, in collaboration with a team of Polish and American artists.
Sylvia is also a violinist (playing acoustic and electric violins) and a composer, playing in various rock, jazz, avant garde bands, she has performed at NYC venues including Irving Plaza, The Knitting Factory, Galapagos, Webster Hall, CBGB's and Joe's Pub. She composed scores for Natasa Trifan dance company at the Merce Cunningham Studio as well as other dance and theater productions, and her solo electric violin score for the play, "Cinnamon Moths", was acclaimed in Backstage as "stunning, to say the least".