Tanya Selvaratnam is a writer, actor, film producer and activist based in New York. She was a member of the Institute on Arts & Civic Dialogue under the
directorship of Anna Deavere Smith, and since 1996, she has been an associate of The Wooster Group. Most recently, she appeared in The Builders
Association/moti roti’s production of ALLADEEN, The Wooster Group’s production of House/Lights
, her own production Remind Me
at the Lincoln Center Festival in 2004, and Jennifer Reeves’ film, Shadows Choose Their Horrors
at the New York Film Festival in 2005. In addition to her ongoing collaborations, she has
been in numerous shows/readings at New Dramatists, La Mama, Soho Rep, Conway/Pratt Projects, and Lincoln Center Directors Lab among others, and has worked
with many directors including Fiona Templeton, Brian Mertes, Loy Arcenas, Tina Landau and Liz Diamond. She has produced four films, including On_Line
premiered at the Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals, 2002) and The F Word
(which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, 2005). As an activist, Tanya has
worked with the United Nations, the Ms. Foundation, the Third Wave, Groundswell, the World Health Organization, and Artists for Tsunami Relief. Currently,
she is producing the film Rendition
for writer/director Eric McGinty and is writing a solo show Quantum Theory Mata Hari
and a novel Paradise-oxical
about her native Sri Lanka.
In SUPER VISION, Tanya plays Jen and The Voice of Claritas (TM).