"Company," 2018. Photo Credit: Brian Sumner Photography and The Villages Marketing

A Life in the Theatre

Originally from The Bronx, New York, "Vuh LAY uh" is an Atlanta-based professional actress and teaching artist. Credits include Tell Me My Dream at Alliance Theatre,  A Christmas Carol and Doris the Church Lady in The Color Purple at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, roles in Mama Bear, A Lesson Before Dying, Doubt, Twelfth Night, Flyin’ West, and Award-winning productions at The Second City Chicago and Drury Lane Oakbrook (Ragtime). Vallea has an MFA in Performance from the University of Georgia. She is also a Northwestern University graduate and has trained at the esteemed School at Steppenwolf and The Second City Chicago Improv Conservatory.