Actress and Writer who Sings
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Carmela Corbett is an actress and writer who sings. She graduated from The Juilliard School in New York City in 2012. Most recently she starred as Sheila Birling in Stephen Daldry’s critically acclaimed production of An Inspector Calls in London’s West End and as Viola De Lesseps in the Los Angeles premiere of the stage adaptation of Shakespeare In Love. On-screen, she has appeared as Olivia in Mississippi Requiem alongside James Franco and Beth Grant; as Lola in the BBC series Undercover; and in the final season of the highly popular Mad Men.
Carmela currently has two television series she has written in development in the USA, one of which, DAUGHTERHOOD (co written with Cecilia Albertini), is a comedy about a dysfunctional mother-daughter relationship and shot its pilot episode in September 2019. Carmela will act in this alongside Evan Handler and Emmy Award winner, Carolyn Hennesy and Cecilia Albetini will direct. She will later act in the upcoming British short film, Her Majesty, also written by Corbett and set to be directed by Rebekah Fortune.
She writes and performs her own original music and her poetry has been published throughout the USA in the literary magazine ONTHEBUS.
Carmela is a dual citizen of the UK and USA.
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