In her breakout feature film role, Izabella plays Shirin Abbas in Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears (Every Cloud Productions/Roadshow Films), directed by Tony Tilse.
She will play the lead role of Annie in Melbourne Theatre Company’s 2020 production of Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes, opposite Dan Spielman. This follows her recent work in MTC’s Home, I’m Darling, an Olivier Award-winning comedy directed by Sarah Goodes.
Izabella’s previous theatre credits include The Violent Outbursts That Drew Me To You (MTC 2019 education program); Slap. Bang. Kiss. creative development (MTC); The House of Bernarda Alba creative development (MTC); Lifetime Guarantee (Theatreworks); a Helpmann Award winning national tour of Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday (Performing Lines); Fierce (Theatreworks); Atomic creative development (Malthouse Theatre); 2.20am (Anvil Production); and a stage reading of Thigh Gap (La Mama Theatre).
A 2016 VCA graduate, her accolades are many and varied. She was a 2017/18 Malthouse Theatre Vanguard Cohort and Ambassador; a 2016 VCA Patricia Kennedy Award winner; a 2016 Melbourne Fringe Best Performance nominee; and a recipient of the 2015 Pratt Bursaries Scholarship.
Izabella took Alexander Technique voice lessons for a number of years and enjoys casual beginner dance classes.