Daria (she/her/hers) is an actress/singer/dancer and NY native, with experience working in independent film and television productions, new media projects, and professional theater. She is a proud member of both SAG-AFTRA and Actors' Equity Association and holds degrees from University of Miami (FL) in Video-Film (B.S.C) and Theater Arts (B.A).


Most recently, Daria was cast in a dramatic sci-fi episodic (working title: "Contretemps") produced by Whole Picture Films in NYC. She also wrapped as the lead of an independent film (working title: “The Escape”). She was nominated by the Richmond Theatre Critics Circle for the role of Cassie in “A Chorus Line” (Best Supporting Actress in a Musical 2018) and won a BroadwayWorld.com Award (Phoenix, Best Supporting Actress 2013) for the role of Mrs. Irene Molloy in “Hello, Dolly!” at Arizona Broadway Theatre. Other favorite stage credits include playing Nancy in “Oliver!” at Red House Arts Center, working with Broadway veterans, Terrance Mann and Charlotte d'Amboise, as well as renowned choreographer, Christopher d’Amboise in Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s production of “My Fair Lad.”


When not performing, Daria works as a Performing Arts educator. Most recently, she held a position as adjuct professor of Theater Arts and guest artist at Heidelberg University (OH). She additionally works with students ages 8-18 in dance, voice, and musical theater. Daria also enjoys voice over projects, modeling, and in her spare time, watching anything created by Focus Features.




Photo Credit: Murphy Made


Daria DeGaetano