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Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, multi-ethnic Actress Ava Lee Scott has worked with legendary storytellers and creators in film, television and theater including; Tony Scott in Taking of Pelham 123, Joss Whedon The Avengers, Darren Aronofsky in Noah, Michael Cuesta Tell-Tale, on Dick Wolf’s New York Undercover and Law & Order Criminal Intent, and acting opposite Paul Giamatti as the Dominatrix Cassie in Showtime’s Billions.

Ava is a graduate of the Sanford Meisner Conservatory programs with William Esper and Maggie Flanigan in New York City, and is the co-founder and artistic director of Actors Theater of NYC, a multidisciplinary nonprofit theater company. 

At the age of six, a young Scott was chosen to display her art at the Art Exhibit Salute for Creative Youth in her hometown of Brooklyn, New York. Her creative journey had begun.  Born to Brazilian and Italian parents, she has always believed that life is about constant evolution of self and her work continues to reflect this belief.

While in New York, she created and performed in dozens of groundbreaking immersive experiences and shows. She also created and performed her character, Annabella the Gypsy, in the Off-Broadway show Sleep No More, from 2011-2017. She wrote the book and lyrics and is the creator, writer, and lead actor in the Off-Broadway immersive musical Serenade, which was featured in The New York Times and The New York Times Explorer. 

Her multi-platform immersive experience, Annabellee as above so below, premiered in several film festivals to great reviews, and attracted the partnership of Microsoft to create the live VR immersive experience platform and was an official selection at the Future of Storytelling.  Ava also created and performed in a one-woman show as Edgar Allan Poe called The Raven, another immersive theater experience incorporating the latest technology, it was an official selection of Lincoln Center’s New York Film Festival. 

Ava is currently developing her multi-platform experience Home of Enchantments, which combines a multilingual international cast in an immersive theater emerging tech experience and a scripted dark fantasy urban drama TV series.