Solly Duran

SOLLY DURAN was born on September 20,1985 in Santo Domingo , Dominican Republic . Her acting career in the Dominican Republic starts at age nine where she performed in the “Teatro Nacional”, the biggest theatre in the country, in the musical: “Papolino, Donde esta Santa Claus?” After participating in the musical, her passion for the dramatic arts grew and she knew right then that she wanted to be an actress. She furthered her acting studies in Academia Dramatico Musical in addition to taking weekend classes with the best director in the country: Enrique Chao. Television roles, independent movies, commercials and stage performances encompassed her life even before graduation.She participated in the plays ¨La Pinky y La Lampara Maravillosa¨, ¨Por Que Eramos Jovenes¨, ¨La Casa de Bernarda Alba¨, ¨El Regalo de los Magos¨, ¨Siddharta¨, and ¨El Caballero De La Armadura Oxidada¨. After high school, Solly moved to New York City and studied at the famed American Academy of Dramatic Arts. While in AADA, she made her debut with two plays: ¨Daisy Pulls it off¨ and ¨Twelve Angry Women¨.She also participated in the plays ¨Teach Me How To Cry¨ , ¨Dinner at Eight” and Miss Reardon Drinks A Little”. She recently wrapped two short independent films: “Once Upon a Time in El Barrio” and “Rosaline and Mary” (played Rosaline). Solly is also a professional model and ballerina, having danced professionally with the National Hispanic Ballet.

Shows participated in:
Heartbreak (2006 - 07) Performer