Elysia Segal is a New York-based actress, writer, singer and voiceover artist. Born in Pittsburgh, PA and raised in Orlando, FL, she worked at Walt Disney World as a character performer for a number of years in high school before deciding to pursue acting at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
While there, she studied acting at the Stella Adler Studio, as well as musical theatre and film/television technique from other studios at the university. She was also chosen to study at the Irish Ensemble Acting Program with the Abbey Theater in Dublin, Ireland.
Since then, Elysia has performed in numerous musicals, films and workshops, including starring in the feature film Winter Slides, written and directed by Oh, Inverted World creator Terence Krey. She is a member of Actors' Equity and SAG-AFTRA and received an Outstanding Actress Nomination in the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity for her work in the show Pushing Daisy.
She is also the senior costumed interpreter and writer at the New York Transit Museum. There, she has researched, written and performed as numerous historical characters and created a number of educational family shows on topics ranging from how the New York subway uses electricity, the MTA's Music Under New York program, and even an Epic Rap Battle about weather preparedness and sustainability!
She has also adapted her love of historical interpretation outside of the museum world, most recently with patriotic societies like the Daughters of the American Revolution. Elysia has performed during their 125th Anniversary Continental Congress as a member from the 1920's, created a personification of the iconic "Madonna of the Trail" statues for the Maryland State Society, and is a founding member of the patriotic singing duo, the Revolutionary Warblers.
Random Fun Facts:
- She won first place at the INTEL International Science & Engineering Fair
- Elysia has grapheme-color synesthesia and chromesthesia, neurological phenomenon which allow her to experience letters, numbers and sounds as colors!
- She loves to bake!