Liba Vaynberg is a first generation American actor and writer. Bilingual in English and Russian, Liba grew up in California by the Pacific Ocean and studied Molecular Biology & International Studies at Yale. She toured the country and performed with the improv group THE PURPLE CRAYON at Yale University.

 

New York theater credits include Round Table (59E59), Black Milk (CSC), Oregon Trail (Women's Project), The Golem of Havana (La Mama), Macbeth (CSC), Cancer, Cancer, Cancer (Ars Nova), The Russian & The Jew (The Tank), Novaya Zemlya (HERE), SCHEISS BOOK (Theater Row/Dixon Place/Wild Project), As You Like It (BPAC), Trayf (Penguin Rep). Her performance as Annie Blumberg opposite Ed Asner and Tovah Feldshuh in The Soap Myth was televised for PBS after a regional tour.

 

Other credits include 4 seasons of NEW AMSTERDAM (NBC, recurring), Madam Secretary (CBS, recurring), The Plot Against America (HBO), Billy & Billie (DirecTV), and The Deuce (HBO) as well as Welcome to Bushwick (SlamDance), From Jappan (NYTVF), The Examination (CUFF) and national commercials. Regional highlights include a CT Critic's Circle Nomination for Lost In Yonkers opposite Marsha Mason, and performances at Yale, Williamstown Theater Festival, La Jolla Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Miami New Drama, Contemporary American Theatre Festival and the Huntington Theatre. 

She is a produced playwright and published writer as well the co-founder of ANNA & KITTY, INC., a non-profit devoted to female leadership in and through the arts. 

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