Dreya Weber

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Dreya Weber
Born (1961-05-08) May 8, 1961 (age 54)
Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.
Education Hunter College
Occupation Aerialist, Actress, Producer, Director
Website www.dreyaweber.com

Dreya Weber (born May 8, 1961) is an American actress, producer and aerialist.

Biography[edit]

During her teenage years, she competed with the Mexican National Hurdling Team, ranking within the top ten.[1] She returned from Mexico to attend Hunter College in New York.

She performed aerial silk at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.

She has worked as an aerialist for entertainers including Madonna and Pink, for whom she choreographed several aerial acts including the performance of Pink at the 2010 Grammy Awards. She toured with Cher during her Living Proof farewell tour and choreographed all of the aerial routines. She is currently represented by McDonald Selznick Associates.[2]

She produced and stars in The Gymnast (film) (2006)[3] which took home 28 festival awards, including Best Feature at Outfest,[4] Newfest and Frameline, and demonstrated her aerialist skills. She also produced and stars in A Marine Story about the US Military policy of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.[5][6]

She describes herself as omnisexual.[7]

Weber choreographed the aerialists for Cher's farewell tour.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1986 Masterpiece Pamela Mountbatten "Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy"
1996 Everything Relative Luce
1999 Practice, TheThe Practice Mrs. Henderson "Infected"
2000 Practice, TheThe Practice Nun / Stacy Kingman's Sister "New Evidence", "Hammerhead Sharks"
2001 Lovely and Amazing Donna
2002 Contractor, TheThe Contractor Claire Stevenson Short film
2002 Dream a Little Dream for Me Pearl Short film
2005 Catcher, TheThe Catcher The Flyer Short film
2006 Gymnast, TheThe Gymnast Jane
2006 Company Town Jane Peroux TV film
2009 Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration Celebration, TheThe Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration Celebration Antigravity Performer
2010 Marine Story, AA Marine Story Alexandra Everett
2011 Water for Elephants Circus Performer
2015 Raven's Touch Raven

Awards[edit]

  • Outfest – Won, Dreya Weber – Outstanding Actress in a Feature, 2010.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dreya Weber Interview". About.com by Kathy Belge. Retrieved 2012-05-15. 
  2. ^ "Dreya Weber, Choreographer/Aerial Artist". McDonald Selznick Associates. Retrieved 2010-01-11. 
  3. ^ "Ronnie Scheib Review of The Gymnast". Variety (magazine). 2006-06-21. Retrieved 2009-12-24. 
  4. ^ ""Gymnast" Flies to Two Outfest Prizes". indieWIRE by Brian Brooks. 2006-07-18. Retrieved 2009-12-24. 
  5. ^ "The Heartbreak and Frustration of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" Told Through "A Marine Story"". Cherry Grrl. 2010-06-28. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  6. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (2009-06-28). "Dreya Weber tells "A Marine Story"". AfterEllen.com. Retrieved 2010-06-29. 
  7. ^ "AfterEllen.com". Retrieved 2008-07-23. 
  8. ^ "A MARINE STORY - Ned Farr and Dreya Weber". Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  9. ^ Kilday, Gregg (2010-07-18). "'A Marine Story' tops Outfest awards". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2010-07-18. [dead link]

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