Edna Lee Figueroa
Edna Lee Figueroa is an actress, producer, published poet and co-creator & co-host of the podcast “¿Todo bien?”. Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, she is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico, with a professional career of 30 years in theater and film in Puerto Rico, New York City, Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil.
She moved to New York City in 2009 where she lived and worked for 10 years in film, television, voiceover, and theater. She has been an active member of Teatro Círculo and Boundless Theatre Company for 14 years, she was a company member of Repertorio Español for 7 years and made several collaborations with PopUp Theatrics and Working Theater. She produced six plays in which she also performed. Her work as an actress in theater and film was recognized with an HOLA Award (Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors), two ACE awards (Association of Latin Entertainment Critics of New York) and an ATI Award (Independent Theater Artists), and with various nominations. Edna Lee is a SAG-AFTRA member.
Since her return to Puerto Rico in 2019, she has produced and acted in "NOBEL-eriando", "L&B", both by Ricardo Santana, and “Máscaras afuera” by Joselo Arroyo, adapted by herself, and performed in "The House of Bernarda Alba" by Federico García Lorca in a commercial production.
In film Edna Lee Figueroa is remembered for her performance in the Puerto Rican movie “Maldeamores” produced by Benicio del Toro with actor Luis Guzmán, she co-starred in “Medardo” filmed in Ecuador in an Ecuador/Holland co-production, she starred in the short-films “Madre María” by Kristen Garris filmed in the California desert and “Nowhere” by Lin Que Ayoung filmed in New York City, and had a supporting role in the feature film “Release” by Adel Morales, and co-starred in a Puerto Rican feature film currently in post-production.