From the moment she won the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of OZ in her fourth grade class, Estrella knew performing was in her blood.
She is one of the actor/co-creators of In the Zoom Room, a web series produced by StarFlower Entertainment. Other writing credits include: Pieces, (short film), Where The Ocean Meets The Sky (feature), Sky Crashing (feature) and a short play for NYC’s Theatre Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB) theatre company which will premier in their May intensive.
As a veteran actor of 24 years, Estrella will next take on the role of Barb in the indie horror flick Reflecting the Void which begins production in Los Angeles in late 2021. During the 2020 pandemic, Estrella’s dream of performing NYC theatre was “virtualized” when she was invited by TBTB to perform in two plays via Zoom which streamed live on YouTube and Facebook.
Estrella’s other acting credits include: General Hospital, Passions, Without a Trace, NYPD Blue, Commander in Chief, and The Practice, as well as various stage productions.
Estrella is second generation Mexican American born in East Los Angeles. She holds a degree in Criminal Justice from NMSU, a decade of theatre training with esteemed acting teacher Arthur Mendoza (protégé of Stella Adler), and attends weekly on-camera classes with director John Swanbeck (The Big Kahuna).
When not pursuing the arts, Estrella spends her free time with her husband and two kids and enjoys hiking with her two rescue dogs.
Producing credits: In The Zoom Room and Pieces.
Writing credits include: In The Zoom Room (webisode), Where the Ocean Meets the Sky and Sky Crashing (screenplays) and Pieces (short film).
Directing credits include: The Idles of March by Stuart Green (TBTB) and How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel (Actor's Circle Theatre).
Onscreen credits include: Pieces, In The Zoom Room, General Hospital, Passions, Without a Trace, Feeding Grounds, Commander in Chief and NYPD Blue.
Most recent theatre credits: This Meeting is Being Recorded, Receptacle and Untitled Tatiana Rivera Play with Theatre Breaking Through Barriers.
Credits include various other film, television, commercials and theatre.