Xandra Clark is a queer Indian-American actor, writer, documentarian, musician, performance-maker, and all-around storyteller. Raised in a mixed-race, mixed-religious family, she is passionate about making work that investigates multiplicity, ambiguity, and the boundaries of understanding between self and other.
Currently, she is a 2018-19 Queer|Art Fellow in Performance, a member of The Bats Company at The Flea, a company member of Poetic Theater Productions, a vocalist in the folk music group Ukrainian Village Voices, co-leader of Colt Coeur’s theater education initiative, and a performer and experience designer with immersive performance company Odyssey Works. She has several writing projects in the works, including her documentary solo show about nonmonogamy, Polylogues, which has had two sold-out workshop runs at Dixon Place (Feb 2019) and The Tank (Nov-Dec 2018).
Select NYC acting credits include at EST, The Flea, Dixon Place, Colt Coeur/HERE Arts Center, The Wild Project, The Connelly Theater, and the cell. Her own performance pieces have been featured at venues including The Flea, Dixon Place, The Tank, Judson Church, Weeksville Heritage Center, Queer Abstract, Theaterlab, Caveat, The Bowery Electric, Five Myles, and Brooklyn College; and have been funded by the New York State Council on the Arts, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn Community Foundation, and a Stanford Alumni Arts Grant. She won the 2013 General Oliver P. Smith Award for Local Reporting from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation and was a 2018 Semi-Finalist for the Greenhouse Residency at SPACE on Ryder Farm.
BA with Honors in Theater, MA in Journalism: Stanford University. Additional training: Anna Deavere Smith, Amy Freed, and Scott Freeman.