Daniela is an award winning Canadian actor, writer and producer. As an actor she has appeared across the county with most of Canada’s major theatres including; The Stratford Festival, The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Theatre Calgary, Alberta Theatre Projects, The Citadel Theatre, The Globe Theatre, The Vancouver Playhouse, The Canadian Stage Company, The Tarragon Theatre, The Belfry Theatre, just to name a few. Recent Film & Television credits included: Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Private Eyes (Global) and The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (Muse Productions). As a playwright, Daniela has co-written several plays: The Last Train, Comrades, Mules, and the multiple award-winning play; The Drowning Girls (Dora nomination, Elizabeth Sterling Award, Betty Mitchell Award, SATA Award). The Drowning Girls has received multiple productions nationally and internationally, is published by Canada Playwrights Press and received the Gwen Pharis Ringwood literary award for Drama. As a producer Daniela has produced several plays with her company The Theatre Department including: Pith! The Exquisite Hour, and The Bull, The Moon and the Coronet of Stars.Born in Thunder Bay, Daniela has lived in three different provinces and travelled around the world. Her newest endeavor the podcast Every Place is the Same, produced by Drumcast Productions brings together her love of travel and a good challenge namely to prove that every place IS the same. She is a proud graduate of the University of Alberta (BFA Acting) program. Daniela lives in Toronto.

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Betty Award Nominee, Best Supporting Actress, Drama: Pilot Episode, 2012
Betty Award Nominee, Best Supporting Actress, Cripple of Inishmaan, 2007
Sterling Nominee, Best Actress, Mules, Edmonton Fringe Festival, 2006
Sterling Award Recipient, Best Actress, Featuring Loretta, Edmonton Fringe Festival, 2002
Sterling Award Nominee, Best Supporting Actress, Apple, 2001
Sterling Award Nominee, Best Actress, Comrades, Edmonton Fringe Festival, 2000
Sterling Award Winner, Best Actress, The Drowning Girls, Edmonton Fringe Festival, 1999
Sterling Award Nominee, Best Actress, Sylvia, 1999


Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) University of Alberta Theatre Diploma Douglas College