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#REVOLT PROFILE: ISSY ZOPPO

March 3, 2019

What are your pronouns? What’s your astrological sign?
She/her pronouns, Capricorn sun + Scorpio moon.

 

How long have you been acting / involved in theater?

I’ve done theatre for quite a while! I fell in love when I was a little kid, and couldn’t get enough.

 

Which characters do you play in REVOLT?

In REVOLT. I play a few different women who are fighting for hope & truth in an unfair, unkind world. They are resilient & powerful, yet still learning how to understand and tap into that power.

 

What’s your favorite part about REVOLT?

I love so many things about this play. I love that the language is direct, violent & emotional without apology. It’s shocking & yet also so familiar, containing ideas I think and know and feel on a daily basis, but have never said outloud.

 

Any burning questions you have about the play? Underlying theories you have about it?

I’d be absolutely thrilled to talk with Alice Birch herself sometime about the play, and to know her thought-process in its creation.

 

What was your most favorite role you’ve ever played?

In a scene study class, I portrayed Shakespeare’s Cressida. She is another brave & wild woman, who is learning how to speak her mind and go after what she wants without apology.

 

What's a fun fact about yourself?

Fun fact is that I love to travel & study other languages! I have a hard time staying in one place for too long.

 

Learn more about Issy at her website: Issyzoppo.com.

 

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