Bridey Elliott is an actress, writer, and director. After graduating from the National Theater Institute at Eugene O'Neill Center, she began performing stand-up in New York City where she became a regular at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, performing on UCB Maude teams Fambly and Absolutely. Elliott starred in the SXSW Grand Jury Prize winner Fort Tilden, which was released by Orion Pictures in 2015.
Her directorial debut, the short comedy Affections, premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, and went on to win the Special Jury Prize at IFF BOSTON, the Jury Award for Excellence in Filmmaking at South Dakota Film Festival, as well as a theatrical run with other selected Sundance shorts. In 2017, Bridey can be seen acting in Battle of The Sexes starring Emma Stone, as well as Steven Soderbergh’s Mosaic project for HBO.
She is currently in development on her first feature film, Clara's Ghost, which will shoot in the fall of 2017.