An actress on stage, screen and TV, Kurtzuba has worked alongside some of entertainment’s biggest names, including Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro and Leonardo DiCaprio. She had her first local theater role at age of 10, won the Miss Nebraska
Pre-Teen pageant and was active in Central drama, including the female lead her senior year in the musical “Pippin.” After graduating from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, she broke into Broadway in 2003 and was a member of the original casts of “Mary Poppins” (2006) and “Billy Elliot” (2008). She performed at the 2007 and 2009 Tony Awards. She then later played a prominent role on screen alongside DiCaprio in Martin Scorcese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013) and received acclaim for her work in the film adaptation of “Annie” (2014). In Scorsese’s 2019 Netflix film “The Irishman,” she portrayed the wife of De Niro’s character. Her work continues today.