April Eckfeld is a bilingual writer, actor, director and former designer raised in Los Angeles and Puerto Rico.
Full plays: The Fan, and The End
Short plays: Gravity, Cocoon, Flutura, Florence, Brooklynitis, and I Love You, Patti Smith.
Recent performances: A staged reading of GRAVITY, at BookCourt in Cobble Hill Brooklyn, with the Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series, FRENCH WAITRESS, a one act play by John Patrick Shanley, (Gene Frankel Theater NYC/ Nylon Fusion Theater Collective), 2013 Honda spot entitled LAUNCH directed by Ellen Kuras (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Coffee and Cigarettes) and numerous print and commercial and selected fashion campaigns.
April has appeared in award-winning short films including “Welgunzer”, and “The Sirens”.
As a designer, her work was featured in numerous fashion publications in the US and Japan including W, Mademoiselle, Hanatsubaki, Urb, Non-No, Spring and her collection sold by stockists Steven Alan, Ron Herman-Fred Segal, Linda Dresner, Louis Boston, and BEAMS Japan, and bespoke menswear clients. She produced the acclaimed documentary Bert Stern, Original Madman, and has produced, directed, designed, and performed in original plays and web series. She is a graduate of fine arts from Otis College of Art & Design, has served as a mentor, advisor and juror to art, architecture, design and fashion students at UCLA, ArtCenter, and Southern Ca.Institute of Architecture. She competes in the Moth Story Slams in Los Angeles and NY, is a member of the Brooklyn Writer’s Space, and resides in both Los Angeles and Brooklyn.