Friday, February 24 @ 8:15pm, East Coast Premiere of “My Life As A Zucchini”, with Clara Young as the voice of Alice

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 Friday, February 24 @ 8:15pm, English Version/East Coast Premiere of “My Life As A Zucchini“, with Clara Young as the voice of Alice.
Clara Young, age 13, is a young actor, singer and dancer based in New York and is the voice of the Orphan, Alice in the English version of the
Oscar Nominated Animated Film, “My Life As A Zucchini“.
The film will premiere in English, Friday, February 24, 2017 at DGA Theater in NYC.
Other Celebrities in the film include Ellen Page, Amy Sedaris and Nick Offerman.
2017 OSCAR® NOMINEE! EAST COAST PREMIERE — “Zucchini” may sound like a weird name, but after the accidental death of his mother, the nickname is all the nine-year-old has left of her. The kids at his new group home seem to understand and, though hesitant at first, Zucchini soon finds himself part of their close-knit, makeshift family. So upon the arrival of the winsome Camille, he is quick to offer his own warm welcome. But when Camille’s greedy aunt tries to take her away, Zucchini and his newfound friends must find a way to stay together. With its beautifully expressive stop-motion style, the Academy Award nominated My Life as a Zucchini tackles sometimes heavy subject matter with a light touch, conveying the children’s perseverance through precarious circumstances through the matter-of-fact lens of childhood. In English
Note: Film includes references to characters’ difficult pasts, including alcoholic, criminal, and abusive family members, as well as childlike discussions of sexual situations.
Opening Night!
My Life As A Zucchini” (66 minutes)
by Claude Barras
Clara Young as Alice
DGA Theater
between 6 & 7 Avenues
Ages 11 & Up
N/R/Q/F Trains to 57th Street
Tickets: $16
Clara originated the roles of Young Ellen and Young Lucy in the World Premiere of UNKNOWN SOLDIER at the Williamstown Theatre Festival with Estelle Parsons playing her grandmother.
She played Cindy-Lou Who in the national tour of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS when she was just eight years old. Clara played the title role in ANNIE at Florida’s Maltz Jupiter Theatre. She’s has appeared on many stages, including Stage Door Manor’s ONCE UPON A MATTRESS as Princess Winnifred; for which she won Best Lead in a Musical.  Other shows she has performed in are You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown and Seussical the Musical.
On television, she was a principal and featured soloist in THE NEXT BIG THING on Oxygen. Other screen credits include: Janine Molinari’s webisode TAP OUT OF IT and co-star on SECOND CHANCE, a finalist in the 48 Hour Film Festival.
NYC cabarets include The Trevor Project at Le Poisson Rouge, Rockers on Broadway, This Way to Broadway and Charity Events at The Triad.
She has done numerous national commercials, print, voiceover work and is the Narrator of the “Pinkalicious” books.
Clara is represented by Shirley Grant Management.
Please visit Clara Young’s official website,
Please follow her on Instagram @clarabeara.y



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