Artist Bio

Ella Saldana North

(Bio as of December 2016)

Ella Saldana North originated the role of Victoria in the world premiere of Destiny of Desire at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. and reprised it at South Coast Repertory. Regional credits include A Mexican Trilogy: An American Story (Latino Theater Company), Ivy + Bean: The Musical, Jane of the Jungle and Anastasia Krupnik (South Coast Repertory), Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Theatre League) and Family Planning (Chalk Repertory Theatre, Ovation Award nomination for Best Featured Actress). She has also worked with Pasadena Playhouse, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Theatre of NOTE, Playwrights’ Arena and the National Theatre for Children, among others. Film credits include Street Level and Cry Now. Television credits include Jane the Virgin, Criminal Minds, The Cleveland Show and The LeBrons. She received her BA in theater from the University of California, San Diego.