Who is Apolonia Davalos?
Apolonia Davalos is named after a significant city described in the Old Testament, APPOLLONIA, that still exists today as Nea Apollonia, Greece. Her formal training as an actress commences from the stage and film conservatory the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) and the Apprentice Program at The Barrow Group Theatre Company (TBG) in NYC. She was awarded #3 Favorite Actress of 2013 by Faith Flix Films! Feature Film Credits: The Good Book (co-starring Jenn Gotzon), The Perfect Wedding (co-starring James Rebhorn and Kristine Sutherland), Jolly, and Harlem Shadows. She received great acclaim for the originated role of Lynn Cordero for the Off-Broadway production Looking For Billy Haines. She starred in Boston’s professional premiere of Metamorphoses as Myrrha at Boston Center for the Arts. Ms. Davalos made her Nashville theatrical debut as Titania, Queen of the Fairies, for the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s 25th Anniversary production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 2013 (under the direction of Artistic Director Denice Hicks). She is also recognized as a producer, director, as well as an inspiring advocate for classical Greek theatre through her film and theatre production company APOLONIAD Productions. Euripides is her favorite playwright. Her dream is to work as an international actor learning and performing works in other languages! She is known for her hearty laugh, talent for accents, passion for tap dancing, love for martial arts, and singing classic 1930’s tunes! Actor Website: http://apolonia.weebly.com/ BLOG: http://apolonia.weebly.com/blog.html
“Apolonia Davalos is a passionate, young director dedicated to exploring the plays of Euripides. As a member of a generation used to reading no more than 140 characters at a time, her devotion to a classical poet is worthy of tremendous admiration.” – Show Business Weekly, 2010
“Only Apolonia Davalos, as Lynn, manages to show some acting chops, bringing impressively honest emotion to the scene in which Lynn learns her soldier may be dead.” – Backstage.com, March 25, 2010
“Ms. Davalos is particularly touching in a telephone conversation about her boyfriend in Iraq.” – The New York Times, April 6, 2010
Photo image courtesy of David G. Baker