NINA ARIANDA (Rosie) captured the attention of the New York
theater world in her
breakout role as Vanda in the 2010 Off Broadway production of "Venus in Fur,"
graduating from NYU's Tisch graduate acting program. Following her acclaimed
Arianda landed feature-film roles in Woody Allen's Oscar-winning Midnight in
McCarthy's Win Win and Vera Farmiga's Higher Ground. After "Venus in Fur" moved
in 2011, Arianda's performance became the most critically hailed of the
2011-2012 season and
earned her the 2012 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.
Arianda was previously nominated for a 2011 Tony for her Broadway debut as
in "Born Yesterday." She has been honored with numerous accolades for her stage
recognition from the Drama League, an Outer Critics Circle Award, the Actors'
Clarence Derwent Award, the Theater World Award and the Clive Barnes Award.
named 2011 Stage Star of the Year by New York Magazine and topped Forbes' 2011
Top 30 Under 30
list in entertainment. She was also honored by Marie Claire with their 2012
Women on Top Award
for top performer.
In 2011 Arianda appeared in Universal's Tower Heist, starring Ben Stiller and
On the small screen, Nina has appeared on NBC's "30 Rock" as well as CBS's "The
and "Hostages." Upcoming film roles include The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby,
Chastain and James McAvoy, and Lucky Them, starring Toni Collette, Thomas Haden
Oliver Platt. She will return to the stage in February 2014 in Manhattan Theatre
Vienna," directed by Kate Whoriskey.