Edith Podesta is an actor, theatre maker and choreographer based in Singapore. She studied Acting and Movement Studies at the National Institute of Dramatic Art’s (NIDA), and holds a Master of Arts Fine Arts from LASALLE College of the Arts.
Her diverse artistic background includes co-founding A Group Of People, an award-winning collaborative ensemble of Singaporean actors and theatre makers, including Production of the Year at the Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards for A Cage Goes In Search Of A Bird in 2010. Her production of Dark Room X8 for Esplanade Theatre Studios was selected as one of 2014 The Straits Times Theatre Picks, and in 2017 she was awarded Best Original Script and Production of the Year at the Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards for her production BITCH: The Origin of the Female Species, commissioned by the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival. In 2014, Edith was awarded Best Actress at the Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards for her role in Cake Theatrical Productions Illogic.