Almanya Narula

Almanya Narula

 

Almanya Narula is an international actor, combatant, and fight choreographer from Bangkok, currently residing in Chicago . Her most recent project included being the Fight Choreographer and Lead Actor in Nickelbacks music video FEED THE MACHINE. She was most recently seen in First Folio Theatre's Jeff Recommended production of CAPTAIN BLOOD, where she was able to make use of her stage combat abilities. She will soon be featured in Factory Theatre's production of FIGHT CITY and will be choreographing fights for Mercy Street Theatre's upcoming production of LUZ ESTRADA and Babes With Blades  production of THE GOOD FIGHT. She has understudied multiple Jeff Recommended productions around town such as QUEEN at Victory Gardens, IN TO AMERICA at Griffin Theatre and Jackalope Theatre’s production of OCTAGON, where she understudied the role of Jericho. She was also seen in (re)discover theatre's experimental adaptation of FAREWELL MY FRIEND as the gender bent Friar Laurence.  She has worked with other theatre companies around town such as Steep, Babes With Blades, Strawdog, American Blues Theatre and Chicago Dramatists. Raised in Bangkok and Mumbai she has appeared in numerous Bollywood films, television and music videos such PYAAR KE GEET and SAY NA SOMETHING TO ANUPUM UNCLE. When she is not acting around town, she likes playing with swords and coming up with exciting new fight sequences for various different companies, and is currently interning with R&D Choreography.  In 2015 she received the Sarah Siddons Scholarship for being an outstanding theatre student. Almanya is proud to be represented by Big Mouth Talent.

  • SAFD, BASSC, Actor's Equity Association , The Combat Guild

Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Rapier and Dagger Fall of 2016 Actor's Gym

Dec 18, 2016 Single Sword Evanston, Illinois Recommended Pass

Columbia College sp16 #1

May 11, 2016 Rapier and Dagger Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
May 11, 2016 Broadsword Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
May 11, 2016 Unarmed Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass

CCC2015#4

Dec 17, 2015 Small Sword Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
Dec 17, 2015 Knife Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
Dec 17, 2015 Broadsword and Shield Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass

Columbia College Chicago

May 14, 2015 Single Sword Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
May 14, 2015 Small Sword Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
May 14, 2015 Quarterstaff Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
Dec 10, 2014 Rapier and Dagger Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
Dec 10, 2014 Unarmed Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
Dec 10, 2014 Broadsword Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass