Solea Pfeiffer

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Solea Pfeiffer
  
Born (1994-09-22) September 22, 1994 (age 27)
Zimbabwe
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationBachelor of Fine Arts
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Singer

Solea Pfeiffer is an Zimbabwe-born[1] American actress and singer. She graduated from University of Michigan with a BFA and attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.[2] She is best known for her role as Eliza Hamilton in the first national tour of Hamilton, which she landed after performing as Maria in West Side Story.[3] Two years later, she starred in the New York City Center's production of Evita.[4]

Career

Pfeiffer began her interest in music by taking violin lessons at four years old.[1] She attended theater camps and performed in her middle and high school productions.[1]

At 21 years old, Pfeiffer was selected by Gustavo Dudamel to perform in West Side Story after the Los Angeles Philharmonnic's artistic team showed him YouTube videos of her performing.[1]

A year later, she made her national tour debut as Eliza Hamilton in the Angelica Company of Hamilton.[4] She opened the tour at the Orpheum Theatre.[4]

Before the COVID-19 Broadway shutdown, Pfeiffer shared the role of Eva Perón with Maia Reficco in the New York City Center's production of Evita, Pfeiffer playing Perón from age 20-33.[5]

Performance credits[4]

Year(s) Production Role Location Category
2016 West Side Story Maria Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles
Sunday in the Park with George Celeste #1 New York City Center Off-Broadway
2017 Hamilton Eliza Hamilton US Tour
Sondheim on Sondheim Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles
2019 Almost Famous Penny Lane The Old Globe San Diego
The Light in the Piazza Clara Johnson Civic Opera House Chicago
Evita Eva Perón, age 20-33 New York City Center Off-Broadway
2020 Gun & Powder Mary Clarke Signature Theatre Arlington, VA

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Facebook; Twitter; options, Show more sharing; Facebook; Twitter; LinkedIn; Email; URLCopied!, Copy Link; Print (2016-07-07). "Q&A: Her first job out of college: the lead in 'West Side Story' at the Hollywood Bowl". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2020-07-19.
  2. Theater, Lincoln Center. "Solea Pfeiffer". Lincoln Center Theater. Retrieved 2020-07-19.
  3. "Solea Pfeiffer Biography on BroadwayWorld". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 2020-07-19.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "Solea Pfeiffer theatre profile". www.abouttheartists.com. Retrieved 2020-07-19.
  5. McPhee, Ryan. "Solea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco to Split Title Role in New York City Center's Evita". Playbill. Retrieved 2020-07-19.

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