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The Guardian Review:

L.A. Times Review:

N.Y. Times Review:

Critics all over the world had praised Asensio's work on her directorial debut film Most Beautiful Island

El Pais:

El Mundo:

Critica en español El Antepenúltimo Mohicano:

Most Beautiful Island won the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW 2017 and it's currently being distributed in theaters around the world.  

2.17.17.  The Screening dates and times for SXSW have been announced.  Click here to find out! 


2.8.17.  Most Beautiful Island will play in Competition at SXSW. 

2.7.17. Ana Asensio is interviewed for TeleMadrid in Spain to discuss her film Most Beautiful Island.  Watch the interview in Spanish here. 

2.1.17.  My fim Most Beautiful Island, written and directed by me will world premiere in March at SWSX.


6.13.14. Asensio directs the play Litus by Marta Buchaca, as part of the Reading Series presented by AENY-NY. The event takes place on June 16th at Iati Theater @ 6pm. The reading it'll be in Spanish with English supertittles. 


4.27.14. Ana performs in TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE, special edition for the Stanley Film Festival in Colorado.  Written by Larry Fessenden, Glenn McQuaid and Clay McLeod Chapman. 


11.24.13. "Mica's Skin", the adaptacion of best seller Spanish novel "La Piel de Mica" by Paloma Bravo was presented at United Solo Festival in New York City. Asensio performed her new one-woman show to a sold out audience and received the "Best Adaptation" Award. 


11.1.13. Ana Asensio presents the one-woma show "La Diva" by Jerónimo López Mozo at Havana International Theater Festival to a sold out audience. Asensio adapted and directed the play incorporating music by Fran Paredes and dance by Sandra Rami, both excellent cuban artists.  


10.20.13. The Pumpkin Pie Show recieved amazing reviews and the critics loved Asensio's performance. "Asensio makes  your own hairs stand on end with  surprinsingly powerful ability to make us question if we belive in ghosts." New York Theater Now. "Ana Asensio is terific  in Ghost Story Two: Split Ends. In it she rants and raves in Spanglish and English. "  Theater is Easy. "Dark and delightful" Woman Around Town.  


8/28/13. Asensio joins the cast of the new Pumpkin Pie Show created by Clay McLeod Chapman, along with the talented cast: Hanna Cheek, Clay McLeod Chapman and the music of Shayfe James. Check it out here.

Ana se une al reparto del criticamente aclamado Pumpkin Pie Show en Nueva York. 


8/14/13. Medea's Got Some Issues opens the MONOMAFFIA international theatre festival in Parnu, Estonia. Ana is interviewed on the national televison of Estonia. Clck here to see it. 

Ana abre el festival internacional de teatro MONOMAFFIA en Parnu, Estonia con Medea's Got Some Issues. 


4/13/13.  Asensio  kicking ass on the trailer of "Los Prescisdibles" by Diego Arjona. Watch it here.

13/4/14. Asensio de chica mala en Los Prescindibles de Diiego Arjona. Mira el traler aqui.


3/7/13.La Diva, a one-woma show directed , produced and performed by Ana, has been invited to be part of  the Habana Intenational Theater Festival  in Cuba. 

7/3/13. Ana particpará este año en el prestigioso Festval Internacional de La Habana, Cuba con el monólogo La Diva, de Jerónimo López Mozo. 


2/20/13. Ana will be performing her one-woman show, "Medea's Got Some Issues" at Instituto Cervantes in Chicago this Friday February 22nd! Sold out show. 

20/2/13 Ana actuará este viernes en el Instituto Cervantes de Chicago este viernes 22. Tickets agotados!


12/1/12. Ana is interviewed in the Spanish newspaper El Pais. Full interview here.

1/12/12. Ana es entrevistada en El Pais. Lee la entrevista .


11/19/12. Medea's Got Some Issues wins BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW @ United Solo Festival in NYC.

19/11/12. Medea's Got Some Issues gana el premio MEJOR SHOW INTERNACIONAL en el festival United Solo en NYC.


Read the theatre reviews of Medea's Got Some Issues!


10/12/12. Ana performs her one-woman show "Medea's Got Some Issues" on Off Broadway at Theatre Row in Manhattan  as part of the International Theatre Festival United Solo  on a SOLD OUT Show. 

12/10/12. Ana actua en Off Broadway con su one-woman show "Medea's Got Some Issues" en el prestigioso teatro Theatre Row en el corazon de Manhattan.


9/15/12. Ana is performing in CHICAGO her one-woman show MEDEA'S GOT SOME ISSUES on Sept 27th, 28th and 29th. More info here:

15/9/12. Ana actuará en CHICAGO el 27,28 y 29 de Septiembre con el monólogo MEDEA'S GOT SOME ISSUES. Mas fo aqui:


5.1.12. Ana has finished the shooting of the Spanish Sit-Com TODO ES POSIBLE EN EL BAJO that soon will be aired on TeleMadrid Thrusdays on prime time.

1.5.12. Ana finaliza la grabacion de la comedia TODO ES POSIBLE EN EL BAJO que se emitira proximamente en TeleMadrid los jueves por la noche.


2.14.12. Ana is interviewd by Cesar Vidal on his tv/radio show. wacht it  here.

14.2.12. Ana es entrevistada por Cesar Vidal en su programa de radio/tv. Para ver el video de la entrevista pincha aqui.


1.1.12. Ana is intervied for COSMOPOLITAN SPAIN in its January 2012 edition. 

1.1.12. Ana aparece en el numero de Enero de la revista COSMOPOLITAN entrevistada.


11.9.11. MEDEA'S GOT SOME ISSUES last show SOLD OUT!    A great run with great reviews!!! 


Jose Angel Abad  entrevista a Ana para A3. Pincha aqui para leer/ver el video de la noticia.



Lee la critica en español del culturamas magazine.


Alfonso Diaz intrevista a Ana para NTN24. Para ver el video en español pincha aqui.


Rehearsing Medea's Got Some Issues. Watch video in english conducted by Carl Krebs here.


10.11.11. Tickets are on sale for Ana's new one-woman show written by Emilio Williams and directed by Benjamine H. Kamine. A comedy titled "Madea's Got Some Issues"  Tickets and info here


9.4.11. Ana is the face of the new campaign of STEPHEN SEO.  Click here to see it. 


31.7.11. Ana rueda la pelicula "Pablo on Wheels" del director Brett Sorem en el papel de la madre de Pablo. Pincha aqui para ver el el teaser de la pelicula.


7.31.11. Ana plays the role of the mother of Pablo in the film "Pablo on Wheels"  by director Brett Sorem. To watch a teaser of the film click here.


22.04.11. La pelicula CARNE CRUDA , en la cual Ana interpreta a uno de los personajes protagonistas,se extrenara el proximo 24 de Mayo en el Festival de Cine de Alicante. Tras esto se proyectara en el prestigioso Festival de Cine Fantastico de SITGES en Otoño 2011.


4.22.11. The spanish comedy CARNE CRUDA, with Ana as one of the main characters, will be part of the famous SITGES Int. Film Festival on 2011.


3.02.11. Alfonso Diaz  de "Celebrities" entrevista a Ana para NTN 24 en NYC hablando de la pelicula Zenith. Puedes  verlo  aqui.


2.03.11. Ana is interviewed by Alfonso Diaz for the tv show "Celebrities" on NTN 24 speaking about the film Zenith. Wacht it here.


16.01.11.Articulo en el New York Post  en la edicion especial del domingo acerca de Ana y su papel en la pelicula Zenith. 

Lee el articulo aqui.


1.16.11. Ana is feautured in the New York Post Sunday's edition. Read the article here.


9.01.11. Ana es entrevistada y fotografiada para la revista Babylon. 


1.09.11. An article and photospread of Ana is featured in the new issue of Babylon Magazine 



30.9.10. La pelicula 'Zenith', en la cual Ana es la protagonista femenina de la historia, se estrena en Nueva  York en el IFC Center. 



9.30.10. The film Zenith, in which Ana plays  the female lead role premieres in NYC at the IFC Center on Friday October 1st. More info about IFC here   

and more on Zenith here.


24.9.10. Ana hace un papel en "Las Chicas de Oro", de TVE1. Bajo la direccion de Jose Luis Moreno y con las maravillosas actrices Alcia Hermida, Lola Herrera, Concha Velasco y Carmen Maura. 


9.24.10. Ana plays a part on the last episode of the first season of the spanish remake of  "The Golden Girls" in Spain.



13.9.10. El corresponsal de A3 en Nueva York, Jose Angel Abad, entrevisto  a Ana la noche del estreno de The Diva.  Puedes verlo aqui


9.13.10. Ana was interviewed for the Spanish television, A3, for the entertainment news. Watch the video here



18.9.10. Alfonso Diaz, de las noticias NTN 24 en NY, entrevisto a Ana tras el estreno de The Diva. Para ver la entrevista picha aqui


9.18.10. Ana was interviewed by the news tv channel  NTN 25 in NY by Alfonso Diaz. Click here to watch it.




10.9.10. Hoy se estrena The Afterlight en New York City en los cines QUAD. Buenisimas criticas en el New York Times. 

Pincha aqui para leer la critica.

Para leer el resto de las criticas visita la pagina oficial de la pelicula


9.10.10. Today opens in New York the film The Afterfight at the QUAD cinemas. Read the great review in the New York Times. Click here to read the review. 

Read all the reviews at the oficial web site



9.8.10. The Diva premieres tonight in New York City!!! This new version of the play is directed by Ana and she counts with the wonderful pianist George Francois, the spanish singer Rebeca Ponte and the dancer Ellie Diaz. The news were covered by all these newspapers: ABC, Agencia EFE,Cine y Teatro,Publico,Euronews,Diario Critico,El Comercio Digital, El Latino Arkansas,El Dia,Que.


8.9.10. The Diva se estrena esta noche en New York City!!! esta nueva version esta dirigida por Ana y cuenta con el maravilloso pianista George Francois, la cantante gallega Rebeca Ponte  y la bailarina Ellie Diez. La prensa cubrio la noticia: ABC, Agencia EFE, Cine y Teatro, Euronews, Diario Critico, El Comercio Digital, El Latino Arkansas,El Dia,Que


8.23.10. Ana have finished the shoot of the the spanish feature film CARNE CRUDA in Madrid. Visit the Fans face book page of the the movie:


23.8.10. Ana finaliza el rodaje de la pelicula CARNE CRUDA. Visita la pagina de fans de Face Book:


7.26.10. The Spanish Consulate in New York has chosen The Diva as a cultural proyect for Off Broadway. The one woman show by Jeronimo Lopez Mozo, translated and directed by Ana will premiere at the Gene Frankel Theatre on September 8th at 8pm, fallowed by a Cocktail sponsored by Spanish wines OSSIAN ( and Made by the Wind (Sierra de Viento). There will be live music with singer Rebeca Ponte and pianist George Francois. Visitt the  Face Book  page for all the updates on the play:


26.7.10. El consulado de España en Nueva York elige The Diva como proyecto para el  Off Broadway neoyorkino. El monologo de Jeronimo Lopez Mozo, traducido y dirigido por Ana ,se estrenara en  el treatro Grene Frankel el 8 de Septiembre a las 20 horas, seguido de un Cocktail esponsorizado por los vinos españoles OSSIAN ( y  Sierra de Viento (Made by the Wind). Contara con musica en vivo de la cantante Rebeca Ponte y el pianista George Francois. Visita la pagina de Face Book para ver todos los detalles:


7.8.10. Ana is directing the reading of the play "Tables and Beds" by Emilio Williams in the Spanish Benevolent Society in NYC on July 12th. click here for more info:


8.7.10. Ana dirige la lectura de de la obra de Emilio Williams "Tables and Beds" en Nueva York, en el Spanish Benevolent Society el dia 12 de Julio. Pincha aqui para mas informacion:


6.17.10. Ana shoots in NY the commercial for the New York International Film Festival under the direction of Martin Rosete. To watch the clip:


17.6.10. Ana rueda  en NY el anuncio de promocion del Festival Internacional de Cine Latino  de Nueva York, bajo la direccion de Martin Rosete.Para ver el spot:


5.4.10. Ana is the lead in the new music video  "One Thousand Poems" of the spanish artist 'Cardigan Bridge'. Shooting in Galicia these days.  To listen  to her music:



4.5.10. Ana protagoniza el video clip "One Thousand Poems" de la cantautora  'Cardigan Bridge' que se rueda en Galicia estos dias. Para escuchar su musica:



4.29.10. Ana will be one of the leads in the spanish feature film "Carne Cruda" that will be shot the summer of 2010.


29.4.10. Ana sera una de las protagonistas de la pelicula española "Carne Cruda"que se rodara en el verano 2010.


4.23.10. Ana is acting in a solo-performance created by her at El Ateneo, Madrid, as part of the cutural event "La Noche de los Libros".


23.4.10. Ana ha creado un solo-performance para  "La Noche de los Libros en Madrid" y lo presenta  en El Ateneo.


2.1. Ana will perform at the famous Upgrade Citizens Brigade Theatre on Saturday February 6th.


1.2. Ana actuara en el famoso teatro de improvisacion de Nueva York 'Upgrade Citizens Brigade' el 6 de Febrero. 



11.30. Ana is interviewed in NYC by NTN 24 and it will be aired on Direct TV on 12/1/09.


30.11 Ana es entrevistada en Nueva York para NTN 24 y se emitira el 1/12/09 en el canal Direct TV USA.


11. 09. During the month of November Ana is shooting the pilot titled "Effections", by Emmy Award winner Bob Bushfield.


11.09. Durante el mes de Noviembre Ana esta grabando el piloto para la television americana "Effections" del ganador de un Emmy Bob Bushfield.


10.11. Ana is interview in NY by El Diario La Prensa.


11.10. Ana es entrevistada para el periodico  El Diario La Prensa en Nueva York.


10.21 Ana is featured and interviewed on the red carpet at the 2009 International Rome Film Festival. Watch Video


21/10 Entrevista a Ana en la alfombra roja del Festival de Roma.Ver video. 


9.09 THE AFTERLIGHT, a feature film starring Ana,  Michael Kelly, and Oscar nominated actor Rip Torn will be having its world premiere at the ROME FILM FESTIVAL in Italy on October 18th, 2009. at 8pm. A second screening will ocurr on October 19th, 2009 at 10am.


The film will be screened as part of the Festivals L'ALTRO CINEMA / EXTRA section. Comprised of the most surprising developments on cinemas cutting edge, EXTRA scours the planet for the most original and innovative films around. The festival takes place from October 15th through 23rd. For more information please visit



9.09. THE AFTERLIGHT, largometraje protagonizado por Ana, Michael Kelly y el nominado aun Oscar Rip Torn, tendra su estreno mundial en el FESTIVAL DE ROMA, el 18  de Octubre a las 20:00h. Con un segundo pase el 19 de Octubre a las 10 de la mañana.


La pelicula forma parte de la seccion L'ALTRO CINEMA/EXTRA, considerada la seccion que recoge el cine mas alternativo del momento,EXTRA busca peliculas por todo el mundo para selccionar las mas originales e innovadoras. El festival tiene lugar entre el 15-23 de Octubre. para mas informacion visiten la pagina:



4.09 Ana has completed shooting a TV Pilot,  "Latinas in L.A," created by Felix Pire. She was cast as one of the leading characters, Valentina. Read about it here



4.09. Ana rueda en Los Angeles el piloto de television "Latinas in L.A." creado por Felix Pire, como una de las protagonistas. Mas informacion aqui


12.08 - Ana has been cast as the leading female character Lisa  in the feature film, Hoirzon,  currently shooting in NYC. The film is directed by award winning filmmaker Vladan Nikolic. 


12.08 - Ana esta como protagonista femenina en el largometraje "Horizon"  que se rueda en Nueva York durante el mes de Diciembre. Dirigido por Vladan Nikolic. 


10.08 - Ana performs her solo performance, The Diva, in Africa to a sold out audience at the national theater of Namibia.


10.08 - Ana estrena The Diva, en ingles, en Africa, el 19 de Septiembre en el National Theatre of Namibia.


10.08 - Ana finishes shooting the feauture film The Archive in NYC.


10.08 - Ana finaliza el rodaje en Nueva York del largometraje The Archive.


Ana will be appearing in the off Broadway  theatrical play 'Happy Hour" every Saturday in July. 


Ana actua en el espectaculo de Off  Broadway "Happy Hour" dirigido por Michael Horn en el "45th Street Theatre" en Nueva York los Sabados del mes de Julio.


Ana participates in the Latino Producers Laboratoy as the lead actress in the feature film "Inmaculate Conception" directed by Hugo Perez. Several scenes of the film will be shoot in New Mexico during the summer 08.


Ana participa en el Latino Producers Laboratory como actriz protagonista del largometraje "Inmaculate Conception" dirigido por Hugo Perez. Se rodaran varias escenas de la pelicula en New Mexico a lo largo del verano 08.


Ana is shooting the sitcom tv pilot Bar Milagros along with Edu Soto and David Fernandez(Rodolfo Chikilicuatre)


Ana esta grabando el capitulo piloto de la sitcom Bar Milagros con Edu Soto y David Fernandez(Rodolfo Chikilicuatre)


Ana has been cast as a leading character in the independent film "The Archive" directed by  Ethan Spiglan (Oscar Award winner). The shoot will be in NY. 


Ana estara en la pelicula "The Archive" dirigida por Ethan Spiglan (ganador de un Oscar) como protagonista femenina. El rodaje sera en Nueva York. 


Ana directs the play "Si vivi es por algo siempre pienso" by Emilio Williams for the company Enigman Theatre - wich premiers at La Casa Encendida en Madrid on June 24th. The play  will also be performed at Karpas Theater the 4th to the 6th of July 2008.


Ana dirige "Si vivi es por algo siempre pienso" de Emilio Williams para la compañia Enigman Theatre - que se estrena en La Casa Encendida en Madrid el dia 24 de Junio. Se representa en la sala Karpas del 4 al 6 de Julio 2008.


Ana receives the award for Best Actress at the Notecortes FilmFest 2008 for her performance in El Hilo de Oro.


Ana recibe el premio a la Mejor Actriz en el "Notecortes FilmFest 2008" por su papel en "El Hilo de Oro"

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