ESTELLE BAJOU is a French-American actor and composer raised in the mountains of North Carolina.
BROADWAY: ONCE (Actor/Violinist, First National Tour). TV: Boardwalk Empire (Actor); Ken Burns' Prohibition (Violinist). FEATURE FILM: The Austin Pendleton Project (Composer/ Violinist); Fireworkers (Composer); Chaplin of the Mountains (Actor, Filmed in Iraq, San Sebastian Int’l F.F.); subHysteria (Actor/Violinist, Improvised Film); Beneath Disheveled Stars (Composer). SHORTS: Broke (Actor); Sarina’s Song (Co-Composer/Actor); Henry Buys a Hat (Actor/Composer, Gold Remi Award: Worldfest Houston Int'l F.F.); Lullaby for Ray (Actor/Co-Composer, Best Short: Toronto Ind. F.F.).
OFF-BROADWAY: pool (no water) (Actor/Composer, OYL/PS122/A.R.T. Boston/Barrow Street); Laura Eason's The Undeniable Sound of Right Now (Actor, Rattlestick/Rising Phoenix Rep.); One Thousand Blinks (Actor, 59E59); David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette (Actor: Marie Antoinette, The New School for Drama); The Children's Hour (Actor, Theater 54); The City Beneath (Actor, LaMaMa ETC); Ixomia (Actor, HERE Arts); Stockholm, Skin Tight, What We Know, PEMDAS (Composer, OYL/59E59); Tommy Smith's Little Rock (Composer, The Lark PDC).
At age nineteen she earned a BA in Theatre and Creative Writing from Bard College at Simon's Rock. She then earned an MFA in Acting from The New School for Drama. She's an enthusiastic member of the Brooklyn based band KOTORINO, and an Acting Ensemble Member/Resident Composer with One Year Lease Theater Company. Her debut album, SONGS WITH WORDS, was released in 2015. Based in New York, she's loved traveling across North, Central, and South America, Europe, and the Middle East, including Iraq in 2009, for projects.
I have been in the industry since 2002.