Sabina Zúñiga Varela


Sabina was recently included in the Los Angeles Times inaugural list of Latino Vanguards. 

Read the full article by clicking on the image to the right!

The light that Zúñiga Varela radiates in her acting comes from a luminous intelligence. Her characters are quick to take in subtleties others miss. A renowned acting teacher at USC, where she received her MFA, Zúñiga Varela was born and raised in New Mexico. The daughter of a civil rights activist and a Vietnam veteran, according to her website bio, she “was raised on red and green chili, elk meat, jazz, and Cat Stevens.” A stage actor who has anchored updated versions of Culture Clash’s “Chavez Ravine,” Zúñiga Varela transforms whatever she touches. In Luis Alfaro’s “Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles,” she lent an aching new reality to the vengeful wife who was reimagined as a hardworking Boyle Heights seamstress. Zúñiga Varela, whose TV appearances include a recurring role a few seasons back on “Madam Secretary,” brings a soulful timelessness to her theatrical work that bridges historical eras and cultural backgrounds. — Charles McNulty

Serpentine Pink

September 2nd, @5pm
Los Angeles, CA

Regency Theatres @L.A. Live
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Abby Berger

Erich Smith

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Sabina is currently an Adjunct Professor at USC School of Dramatic Arts, click image above to learn more about USC's theatre program!

The Responsibility of MOJADA
The Public Theatre 2019

Opening Night of MOJADA at The Public

"(Zuniga) Varela exhibits exquisite skill"  
NY Theater Guide

San Francisco Chronicle    

"Sabina Zúñiga Varela’s performance as Sonya is the most strikingly original in the production." 
Los Angeles Times      

"A Standout" 
Broadway World

"Simultaneously vulnerable, tough and irresistible" 
The Dallas Morning News
"Enthralling and passionate"   
"Staggering Talent" 
Loretta Greco 

Serpentine Pink Trailer

Click on the image below to watch our award winning film

 'LOLO: A Play"

Written by Cris Banda & Directed by Justin Huen

(Film beings at 25:30 after a brief introduction and stay tuned after the film for a Q&A with cast and crew!)

Catch me as Deputy Press Secretary Angela Lopez in Episodes 


Season 6 of Madam Secretary!

From the Late Great Genius

John Singleton: Snowfall 

Catch me as Nuvia 

Season 3: Episodes  6 & 9 and again in Season 4: Episodes 1,2 & 3

Click HERE to watch a scene from Snowfall Season 3

Click HERE to watch a scene from Snowfall Season 4