Lila Dupree hails from Boston and is a Los Angeles-based performer, producer, writer and director.
She is the founder of Lady Ship Productions, a female-centric production company. Her writer/director debut, Big Sur, had its World Premiere at the Oscar-Qualifying 27th Annual LA Shorts International Film Festival on July 24th 2023 and is currently in its festival run.
As a performer and writer, she and her words have been seen on stages from London to Los Angeles as well as on TV, film and the interwebs. She has created, produced and directed theatre in South Africa, New York and LA as well as film and original digital content in LA.
She was a 2019/2020 Actor-Content Creator Mentee in Women In Film's Mentorship Program and her comedy pilot Kill Me Now was a Quarter-Finalist in the 2023 Women's Weekend Film Challenge Pilot Accelerator.
A LAMDA Genesis Mentor and veteran volunteer with Experience Camps, she speaks 4.25 languages, is the mother of Lenny Kerchuck McNuggets, a rubber chicken, and has spent time captaining wooden ferry boats on the coast of Maine.
She has a B.A. in Anthropology and African Studies from Columbia University and trained at LAMDA and the Atlantic Acting School. Member SAG-AFTRA, Dramatist's Guild.