Lila Claghorn

Represented by: Meaghan Denomme

Bio

Lila Claghorn is a Producer, Writer and Actor/Comedian working in both Los Angeles and New York. As a writer, Lila has a diverse array of projects currently in development for both television and film. Select projects include the feature drama Breakout based on the world of women’s collegiate ice hockey with Nicol Paone set to direct, a half hour comedy Inconceivable about the wild space of women’s fertility, an UNTITLED British all girl YA spy-academy period drama based on Ying Lee’s The Agency with Ileen Maisel, and an animated children’s series The Randimals based on the toys & stuffed animals of the same name. As a producer, Lila recently completed development on Genevieve Adams’ latest feature project Simchas & Sorrows, and continues to develop Swan Dive based on Sam Kashber’s Vanity Fair’s article of the same name and TV drama The Shelter based on a Larissa MacFarquhar’s New Yorker article – both projects alongside Serena Turner.

Additionally, Lila has contributed extensively writing for print and digital, including Yahoo, Bobbi Brown and Sara Bliss’ Take the Leap. She also founded, produced and starred in FIELD DAZE EVENT SERIES – a weekly summer series of cabarets, stand up and shows, at the Reinheimer Ranch in Sun Valley, Idaho.

As an actor, Lila’s screen work includes projects for ABC, Universal, Lifetime, Hulu, Plan B, Youtube Originals and Funny or Die. Feature work includes projects for CBS Films, David Grubin and Rule 7. She performs regularly at The Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, Broadway Comedy Club, The Comedy Cellar and Upright Citizens Brigade. Lila has performed on numerous Broadway Studio Cast Recordings (PS Classics) opposite Broadway veterans Kate Baldwin, Danny Burstein, Marin Mazzie and Rebecca Luker and more. She performed extensively across North America, opposite Brooks Ashmanskas, Debra Jo Rupp, Mia Barron and David Pittu, directed by award winners John Rando and Michael Greif. Additionally, Lila can currently be heard as the voice of Ford Motor Vehicles, Hotels.com and Hulu.

Lila’s entertainment career began on the stage with the New York City Ballet.   Lila completed her undergraduate work at Trinity College earning a BA in Music & Theatre, and trained at the William Esper Studio two-year Meisner Program.

Resume

FILM & TELEVISION
Shelter (Limited Series) — In-Development — 2022
Producer (with Serena Turner) |New Yorker IP

Swan Dive (Limited Series) — In-Development — 2022
Producer (with Serena Turner) |Vanity Fair IP

Randimals (Animated Half Hour off IP) — In-Development — 2022
Creator/Writer, Lead Developer

Inconceivable (Pilot) — In-Development — 2021
Writer (with Celey Schumer), Producer (with Serena Turner)

Breakout (Feature and Pilot) — In-Development –2020
Writer (with Celey Schumer), Producer (with Maia Glikman) |Nicol Paone as Director

The Agency (TV Series) — In-Development — 2022
Producer (with Ileen Maisel) |Based on novel

Palm Beach (TV Series) — In-Development — 2022
Producer (with Ileen Maisel + Serena Turner) |Based on the book series of the same name

 

The Deal (TV Series) — In-Development — 2022
Producer (with Ileen Maisel + Serena Turner) |Based on the book series of the same name

 

MissAdventure — In-Development — 2022
Producer (with Serena Turner)

 

Simchas + Sorrows – wrapped, out for distribution – 2022

 

The Boy Who Would Be Killer — In-Development — 2022
Producer (with Serena Turner) |Based on Danny LaPlante’s murderous story

 

COMEDY
Stand Up Writer: Paws Up Resort, Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, Flappers, etc.

PUBLISHED WRITING
Writer: Yahoo Beauty, Yahoo Travel, SVPN, Take the Lead, Hotel Chic, JustBOBBI.com

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Assistant at Sikelia Productions — Martin Scorsese & Emma Tillinger Koskoff
Assistant at Post Works Inc — Scott Hicks & Jessica Beiler

EDUCATION
Trinity College — BFA Music, Theatre
UCB
Groundlings
William Esper Studios
The Taft School

 

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