Rozi’s Fate is one-act performance show about a woman’s sacrifice to save the society! According to the legend, Rozafa is a woman who has been chosen to be sacrificed by burying into the walls of the castle. Rozi’s Fate is part of the 13th Annual The ONE Festival.
The solo performance of “Rozi’s Fate” concentrates in a legend known as Rozafati which originates in Albania. A mother who abandoned her new born son and never went back to miserably fail keeping her promise given to her own child. The director Kreshnike Osmani brings to life the character of Rozafati through a theatrical performance of Vjosa Mala, by brining Rozafati`s character as a protest mode for her sacrifice to get buried into the walls of the castle in order to save the village from deconstructing. This sacrifice was done though trait and scams. Though today, Rozafa protests for her own story.
London Prestige Interview with Vjosa Mala, the writer and performer of “Rozi’s Fate”
London Prestige: Tell us a little about yourself, growing up and your passions.
Vjosa Mala: My name is Vjosa Mala, I do grew up in Kosovo, I am Albanian by nationality. I started my acting as an amateur actress years ago, and I always had a dream to be a professional actress. So as the years went by and my desire for acting raised up even higher. So, I graduated with an acting degree in Prishtina-Kosovo.
Acting made me to better understand my self and it made me how to think in different way.
London Prestige: What are you currently working on?
Vjosa Mala: I am working in a solo performance “Rozi’s Fate” this is written by me.
London Prestige: What made you take this role?
Vjosa Mala: I always wanted to have e role that describes the role of a woman in our society. This character is all about how important women are and how fragile they can be as well.
London Prestige: What journey does your character go on in the course of the monologues?
Vjosa Mala: As a solo performance everything is about emotions ,my character protests during the whole time.
London Prestige: Tell us a little bit more about this show, what is it about, who else are you working with, and who is the director?
Vjosa Mala: This is a solo performance written and played by me, director Kreshnike Osmani, music composer Arber Krasniqi and choreographer Driton Saqipi.
London Prestige: What is the most challenging role you have played and why?
Vjosa Mala: it was Laura from the play” The color of august “ because with this role I have presented the graduation thesis.
London Prestige: And the most fun one?
Vjosa Mala: It was “Chris” by the show “Talent”. This role was the funniest one because in this period of time I was very happy, and the crew was amazing. Chris as a character had a lot of dreams and she thought that she can work different jobs at the same time, as a doctor, an artist but she never actually worked a day on her life.
London Prestige: What training / education do you have? How has your training prepared you for you acting career?
Vjosa Mala: I do have an acting degree. Also I have been part of different workshops like Charles Weinshtein in Paris. Also, I have been working as a drama teacher for 5 years because I was trained from Helen O Grady from London.
London Prestige: Have you ever considered branching out into directing or screenwriting?
Vjosa Mala: As a Drama teacher I directed a lot of shows. Also, the show Rozi’s Fate is written by me. So, yes I have already branched a little.
London Prestige: Where have you played a lead role? What was the character about?
Vjosa Mala: Yes, and it was the Laura from the show”Color of August” The character was about a painter who decided to leave everything behind, and follow her dream as a painter.
London Prestige: If you weren’t acting what would you be doing?
Vjosa Mala: a photo modeling
London Prestige: What have you seen lately that’s inspired you?
Vjosa Mala: children movies
London Prestige: What television shows or show would you love most to be on?
Vjosa Mala: Vikings , I love that TV show.
London Prestige: What’s your goal for this year?
Vjosa Mala: I want to be part of American film industry.