Debrianna Mansini is a New Mexico resident and active member of the theatre and film community. Shortly after arriving in Santa Fe from New York City, Ms. Mansini began producing theatre with a company she started called Tin Roof Productions. That company eventually folded into Santa Fe Performing Arts company where she continued to produce theatre. She was a company member for ten years, performing on the main stage and touring children’s theatre throughout northern New Mexico.
Ms. Mansini has trained with such greats as Kim Stanley, Jose Quintero, Edward Albee and, most recently, Alan Arkin. She has worked Off-Broadway in New York City at the Soho Rep, and in Los Angeles where she was a guest on the series E.R. opposite George Clooney.
Ms. Mansini has had supporting roles on numerous television movies and mini-series including THE LOST ROOM, and guest roles on WILD FIRE and IN PLAIN SIGHT. Her most recent film credits include THE BURNING PLAIN with Charlize Theron and the new Golden Globe winning film CRAZY HEART opposite this year Academy Award Nominee, Jeff Bridges. For the last four years, Ms. Mansini has been part of the KSFR news team (anchor and reporter), Santa Fe’s only public radio station.
Ms. Mansini also has collaborated with her new husband David Forlano on several successful video projects. They recently won the $5,000 Earth Keepers Award for Best Sustainable video. Their documentary short on the Earth Ships of Taos was selected to be shown at the Downtown L.A. Film Festival, and several other documentary shorts have aired on Al Gore’s cable network, Current TV.