Soraya Padrao is an Award-winning Stage, Film and Television actress.
Originally from Spain, where she began her career. Soraya moved to New York in 2008 where she currently lives and works.
Praised by The New York Times, a Helen Hayes award nominee, and recipient of the HOLA (Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors), ACE (Association of Latin Entertainment Critics of New York) and ATI (Independent Theater Artists) Awards, Ms. Padrao has an extensive career in theater where she has had the opportunity to work with award winning directors (Josh Hecht, Jose Zayas, Jose Luis Arellano Garcia, or Mariano de Paco Serrano to name a few) for Off-Broadway productions in NYC and regional productions in the DC area.
Her body of work encompasses both classic and contemporary theater. Ms. Padrao can be seen in the world premiere of Nilo Cruz’s (Pulitzer Prize winner) latest work “Exquisita Agonía” currently playing at Repertorio Español in NYC.
Film credits include “He Matado a mi Marido” which recently premiered at the La Habana Film Festival of New York, “La Herencia Valdemar/The Valdemar Legacy”, “Anomalous”, “Where Hearts Lie”, or “Cassanova was a woman”. Soraya has also appeared in the prime-time TV series “El pasado es mañana”, “Hospital Central” and “Hermanos y Detectives” in her native Spain. She has also participated in the pilot “Family with Fire” here in the US.
“The one part of the show that resonates is an impassioned, almost otherworldly speech from Laurencia (the unshakable Soraya Padrao), cursing the men who have failed to avenge her honor.Read More