Rita Marchelya joined Billy Crudup in a reading of David Rabe’s new script, The Black Monk, based on the Chekhov story of the same name.  She had great success in Raised by Lesbians in the NY Fringe Festival. Also NYC: world premiere of Water and Stone (role of Sandra, directed by Curt Dempster) at Ensemble Studio Theatre. Other EST: Julie in Reunion, Vicki in After the Dose, company member Ensemble Lab under the direction of Curt Dempster. She performed in the staged reading of The Rise of Dorothy Hale with Naked Angels and her television and film credits include the FX comedy Starved, As the World Turns, All My Children and indies  CrackingRope, Network Adaptation, and Concealed. Rita is a principal teacher of the Miller Voice Method in New York.