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Estelle Bajou

 
Bio:
Estelle Bajou is a critically praised, award-winning actor, Drama Desk Award-nominated composer, visual artist, and writer. A first-generation French-American raised in a furniture factory town in the North Carolina mountains, she's loved traveling across North, Central, and South America, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Estelle Bajou is a critically praised, award-winning actor, Drama Desk Award-nominated composer, visual artist, and writer. A first-generation French-American raised in a furniture factory town in the North Carolina mountains, she's loved traveling across North, Central, and South America, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2013
Ensemble
Reza (Understudy) [Replacement]
Ex-Girlfriend (Understudy) [Replacement]

Photos

JW Guido, Estelle Bajou, Geraldine Leer and John Ford Dunker
 Photo

JW Guido, Estelle Bajou, Geraldine Leer and John Ford Dunker

From: 
Date:
06/01/2017
Estelle Bajou and Kevin Armento Photo

Estelle Bajou and Kevin Armento

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Date:
06/06/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2013
Ensemble

Reza (Understudy) [Replacement]

Ex-Girlfriend (Understudy) [Replacement]

Estelle Bajou Biography

Estelle Bajou is a critically praised, award-winning actor, Drama Desk Award-nominated composer, visual artist, and writer.

A first-generation French-American raised in a furniture factory town in the North Carolina mountains, she's loved traveling across North, Central, and South America, Europe, and the Middle East, including Iraq, for projects, and is now based in Harlem.

Credits include Broadway: Once. TV: “Boardwalk Empire”; Ken Burns’ “Prohibition”. Feature Film: 6 Feet Apart; 7th Secret; Charming the Hearts of Men (opposite Anna Friel); Person Woman Man Camera TV; Spielberg’s The Post; Chaplin of the Mountains; subHysteria; Fireworkers; Beneath Disheveled Stars. Shorts: Dead + Alive; Malala; Elle; Glimpses; Sentimiento Es La Bomba; Paper Year; klutz., Starring Austin Pendleton; Lullaby for Ray; Broke, Henry Buys a Hat. Theatre: Labyrinth Theater Co, PS122, Edinburgh Fringe, LaMaMa, 59E59, One Year Lease Theater Co, 14th St Y, New Ohio, NJ Rep, FringeNYC, Under St. Marks, Shadowland, A.R.T. Oberon, Barrow Street, three National Tours, et al.

At nineteen years old, she earned a BA in Theatre and Creative Writing from Bard College at Simon’s Rock. She then earned an MFA in Acting from the School of Drama at The New School in New York City.

Member: SAG-AFTRA, AEA, American Federation of Musicians, and the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition.

Estelle Bajou Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Estelle BajouPlease Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally

Estelle Bajou News

AROUND THE CAMPFIRE WITH THE LOBBYISTS Now Streaming Photo AROUND THE CAMPFIRE WITH THE LOBBYISTS Now Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021

The Drama Desk Award-nominated Indie folk band and theater collective The Lobbyists (SeaWife) have today debuted the all-new audio play series Around the Campfire with The Lobbyists. 

Speranza Theatre Company's UNVEILING LIBERTY Explores Women's Rights Photo Speranza Theatre Company's UNVEILING LIBERTY Explores Women's Rights
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019

New Jersey Theatre Alliance presents Speranza Theatre Company's Unveiling Liberty as part of the Stages Festival, the state's largest annual theatre festival that provides free and discounted theatre events for all ages throughout the month of March

The Society Of Illustrators To Host A Staged Reading Of Laura Rohrman's REPORTER GIRL Photo The Society Of Illustrators To Host A Staged Reading Of Laura Rohrman's REPORTER GIRL
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 6, 2019

As part of the closing week of the Brenda Starr, Reporter: The Art of Dale Messick exhibit at the Society of Illustrators (128 East 63rd Street New York, NY 10065), The Waverly Writers Collective will present a staged reading of Reporter Girl, a full-length play written by Laura Rohrman (My Life As You at Studio 54/Shetler), Dale Messick's Granddaughter and co-curator of the exhibit.

VIDEO: New Jersey Repertory Company Presents WEST END FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018 Photo VIDEO: New Jersey Repertory Company Presents WEST END FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company is proud to present When the Circus Comes to Town, a Festival of the Arts that includes: Theatre Brut (32 short plays), live music, an art show, a photography exhibit, poetry readings, and new this year - an afternoon of children's storytelling.  It's a fundraiser for NJ Rep's West End Arts Center, serving the Long Branch community, and it's taking place September 20 - 30, at 132 West End Ave, Long Branch. For tickets or additional information call 732-229-3166 or visit njrep.org.

NJ Rep Presents WEST END FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018 Photo NJ Rep Presents WEST END FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 4, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company is proud to present When the Circus Comes to Town, a Festival of the Arts that includes: Theatre Brut (32 short plays), live music, an art show, a photography exhibit, poetry readings, and new this year - an afternoon of children's storytelling.  It's all taking place at NJ Rep's West End Arts Center, 132 West End Ave, Long Branch, September 20 - 30. For tickets or additional information call 732-229-3166 or visit njrep.org online.

The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center Presents THE DOG IN THE DRESSING ROOM Photo The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center Presents THE DOG IN THE DRESSING ROOM
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2018

The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center presents The Dog in the Dressing Room by Deborah Savadge June 14th through July 1st. The Dog in the Dressing Room is a romantic comedy where jealousies, games and secrets are uncorked along with the champagne! Starring Estelle Bajou, Gregory Perri and Jack Utrata.

BWW Review:  See WILD HORSES at NJ Rep for a Charming and Compelling Show Photo BWW Review: See WILD HORSES at NJ Rep for a Charming and Compelling Show
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 8, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company is now presenting Allison Gregory's 'Wild Horses' through March 25. This stunning, original one-woman show stars Estelle Bajou and is directed by NJ Rep's Artistic Director, SuzAnne Barabas. Wonderfully performed and cleverly staged, it is a spirited coming of age story that is relatable, entertaining, yet very touching.

WILD HORSES Premieres At NJ Rep Photo WILD HORSES Premieres At NJ Rep
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch is proud to present the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Allison Gregory's Wild Horses, Now thru March 25, 2018. For tickets visit njrep.org or call 732-229-3166.

New Jersey Repertory Company presents WILD HORSES Photo New Jersey Repertory Company presents WILD HORSES
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 16, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch is proud to present the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Allison Gregory's Wild Horses, February 22 - March 25, 2018.

BWW Interview: Estelle Bajou in WILD HORSES at NJ Rep Photo BWW Interview: Estelle Bajou in WILD HORSES at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 16, 2018

'Wild Horses,' a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere, will be performed at NJ Rep from February 22 through March 25. The play is by is by Allison Gregory, directed by SuzAnne Barabas, and Starring Estelle Bajou. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Estelle Bajou about her career and the upcoming show.

Estelle Bajou Videos

VIDEO: New Jersey Repertory Company Presents WEST END FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018 VideoVIDEO: New Jersey Repertory Company Presents WEST END FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company is proud to present When the Circus Comes to Town, a Festival of the Arts that includes: Theatre Brut (32 short plays), live music, an art show, a photography exhibit, poetry readings, and new this year - an afternoon of children's storytelling.  It's a fundraiser for NJ Rep's West End Arts Center, serving the Long Branch community, and it's taking place September 20 - 30, at 132 West End Ave, Long Branch. For tickets or additional information call 732-229-3166 or visit njrep.org.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Stuart Ward Performing 'Say It To Me Now' from ONCE Tour
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2013

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, hit the road for the first North American tour, opening at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago. Check out the video below of Stuart Ward performing 'Say It To Me Now', via via the Chicago Tribune Theater Loop, below!.

BWW TV: ONCE Tour Prepares to Launch in Providence; Meet the Company
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 23, 2013

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album will soon hit the road for the first North American tour, opening at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI with performances beginning on October 1, 2013. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was in the rehearsal room with the cast and director John Tiffany as they prepared for the first stop and you can check out what they had to say below!


Estelle Bajou Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Estelle Bajou been nominated for?
Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally .