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Daniella A. Mazzio

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Daniella A. Mazzio

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Daniella A. Mazzio is a Chicago-based producer, comedian, writer, director, and musician. She's a trained theatre, film, and performance artist. She also can make a damn good cheese platter. 

As a theatre artist, Daniella's work has been featured at the Illinois High School Theatre Festival, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and YesFest at the Elmhurst Art Museum. Some favorite recent credits include directing a radio play for episode 15 of The Whiskey Radio Hour and directing actress Cynda Williams in Horror in the Mind.

Daniella also has extensive experience in audience services, including current work with the Chicago Humanities Festival and North Shore Center for the Performing Arts offices.

As a writer, Daniella had the fortune of premiering her one-act play boxesin December of 2016. The show ran at Prop Thtr and was produced by NoMads Art Collective. She is putting the final touches on her sophomore play, Polyanna, a three-act play that features three young professionals embarking on an experimental polyamorous relationship. Script samples of both boxes. and Polyanna are available upon request

In comedy, Daniella has worked as both producer and performer. In November of 2016 she devised Film Revue, a sketch show based on famous Academy Award-winning films. The show was a success and had a second run at The Playground Theater through August, 2017. 

Daniella co-developed and began producing the new variety show 'Cago! in April of 2017. The show has been featured at The Playground Theater, Under the Gun Theater, and The Crowd Theater. 'Cago! has showcased some of the best and most innovative comedic and artistic talent in Chicago. 

‘Cago! now permanently resides as a house show in the Lincoln Square neighborhood, where it continues to cultivate and showcase unique voices and talent both in comedy and music.

Daniella also served as a musical director for the sketch group Part Time Scientists’ run at Second City in August.

As a stand-up and musical comedian, Daniella has performed at Sketch on the Rocks, The Clever Comedy Show, Make Me Laugh and Win My Money, The Junk Drawer, Szpitalna 1 (Kraków, Poland), You Joke Like a Girl, The Strange Hour, Live From Mom's Basement, and Arts & Culture Club. She has be opened for Improvised Board Games, Breakfast of Champions, Silly Point, and Spliff, and recently headlined Mary’s Comedy Club at Hamburger Mary’s Chicago.

 

Photo credits - Top: Christopher Santiago.

Bottom: Kasia Kujawski.

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Producer / Comedian / Writer / Director /
Audience Services / Musician / Model /
Gorgeous Cheese Platter-er

• Renaissance Woman Extraordinaire •

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Producer / Comedian / Writer / Director /
Audience Services / Musician / Model /
Gorgeous Cheese Platter-er

• Renaissance Woman Extraordinaire •