Valeria A Avina
Actor, Playwright, Producer and Voice Coach based in NYC, born and raised in Durango, Mexico. MFA from The University of Iowa, and a BA from Graceland University. She is a Certified Assistant teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework. Currently she teaches vocal technique at Fordham University. Proud member of the Saudade Theatre Company,Intar UNIT52, BBR Productions, The Dramatist Guild, NALIP and El Colectivo LGBTTTIQ from Durango,Mx.
She has been well known for her solo work such as: The Wound of a Nation, Magic Tape and Honduras by Sarah Farrington.
Valeria has performed in prolific companies and festivals such as All For One Theater, Dixon Place, Drama League, Intar, Danisarte, Teatro SEA, Bushwick Starr, The Tank, The Lark, Noor Theater, La MicroTheater, Shakespeare in the Park (IA), Judson Church, Human Rights Festival, International High school for health and science, Michael Chekhov Theater Festival CT, So-Fi Festival, LATEA, The Flea, AS220 Providence RI,and Planet Connections Festivity. In 2017, she was nominated at The Planet Connections Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play for her role in Victory Girls by Kristina Poe.
Some of her TV/Film credits are commercial for Target, Cadillac, Revlon,Stratus, Fidelis Care, Indriver, NJM Insurance, Mastercard and an episode for Ralph Friedman TV Series, The perfect Murder and POSE (FX).
Currently she is a collaborator of the Relief Campaign for Target, and released a short film called “Patterns” official selection of the Inwood Quarantine Short Film Festival 2020.