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Joanna Bonaro Biography

 
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Joanna is a Native New Yorker, hailing from The Bronx. She often portrays ballsy yet vulnerable wives, moms and cougars, who have fierce loyalties and hidden sensitivities simmering under the surface. She won the prestigious Bronze REMI Award in the lead role, for the comedy TV pilot "GOOD 'n ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Joanna is a Native New Yorker, hailing from The Bronx. She often portrays ballsy yet vulnerable wives, moms and cougars, who have fierce loyalties and hidden sensitivities simmering under the surface. She won the prestigious Bronze REMI Award in the lead role, for the comedy TV pilot "GOOD 'n ... (read complete bio)

Joanna is a Native New Yorker, hailing from The Bronx. She often portrays ballsy yet vulnerable wives, moms and cougars, who have fierce loyalties and hidden sensitivities simmering under the surface. She won the prestigious Bronze REMI Award in the lead role, for the comedy TV pilot "GOOD 'n Screwed" (w/ Vincent Pastore) playing against type as a naive, scattered, OCD "good wife", at the highly regarded 51st Worldfest Houston Intl Film Festival. She has also won Best Actress, Best Pilot, Best Screenwriting and Best Ensemble at festivals in Rome, Cannes, London, Las Vegas, and New York City. TV roles include "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", “The Sopranos", "Mozart in the Jungle",”Boardwalk Empire”, “Show Me a Hero”, “Blackbox”.
Off Bdway roles include "How Alfo Learned to Love", to glowing reviews at 59E59, and the newly discovered 18th century play (The Art of Thinking), as the intellectual courtesan Elizabetta Caminer at The MMA Other memorable roles include The Duke (Measure for Measure), Bleecker St., (Dear Destiny) Kraine Theatre, (Lovers and Other Strangers) directed by Steven Van Zandt. She is a proud member of Renegade Theatre Company, Art. Dir. Maureen Van Zandt which she considers her creative "home." She attended NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England with a focus on Shakespeare.