Thea Camara - Bio
Thea Camara discovered her passion for acting at an early age. She began to pursue
her longtime dream with vigor in 2007.
Since that time, Thea has had the opportunity to perform in various Films, Stage plays,
Commercials and Print Ads. Thea has trained with some to the most accredited acting
coaches in the industry. She has studied with Susan Batson at the Susan Batson
Studio NYC, Craig J. Engel of Bolingbrook, IL, Michael McCracken of Vagabond Chicago,
Jamal McNeil of L.A., Act 1 studio Chicago and Tasha Smith of TSAW LA.
Thea Camara attended Concordia University where she earned her degree in the Arts.
Thea Camara has appeared in various well-known projects including Dick Wolf’s
Chicago Med, Spike Lee’s Chi-raq, Christopher Nolen’s last 4 indie films, Walk Away
From Love, For The Love Of Christmas, 72 Hours and I Left My Girlfriend For Regina
Jones. She has also made an appearance on The Steve Harvey Show as one of Tyler
Perry’s Biggest Fan.
Thea Camara has also been featured in 3 films, written and directed by Kimberly
Conner. In which one of them called “Before I Do” was selected in the 2017 Cannes
Pan African Film Festival in France.
Because of Thea has an enormous love for the craft of acting; she knows how
important it is to keep the acting tools sharpened. She continues to stretch her
instrument by attending classes for scene study, monologues etc.
Thea Camara has become one the most respected, well Sought-after actress in
Thea Camara is a consummate professional and highly regarded by those that have
worked with her.
She believes that “If you find your passion...You’ll never work a day in your life”.
Thea Camara Email:Theacamara@gmail.com
FILM & TV
Chicago Med Irma Dunn Universal Television and Wolf Films
Chi-Raq Mother of Hood #3 40 Achers and Mule Production
A Chance In the World Ms. Jenkins Mighty Small Pictures/Dir. Mark Vadik
I Used to Love Her Mrs. Green 1555 Film works/Dir. Mark Harris
Heaven Seven On Big Laura B.Cole Production/Dir..B.Cole
Walk Away From Love Aunt Rose Nferno Prod& Film/Tele Co Dir. Christopher Nolen
For The Love of xmas Mrs. Cotton Nferno Prod& Film/Tele Co Dir. Christopher Nolen
72 Hours Martha Nferno Prod& Film/Tele Co Dir. Christopher Nolen
Before I Do Ruthie Predestined Arts & ENT Co. Dir. Kimberly Conner
Englewood Granny Girl Forever Foreign Films Dir. William Cochran
Second City Zombie The Second City Communication
Kings TV Pilot Ester Librium Vision
Get Covered IL DMV Worker The Onion Labs
Uncovered Mother Rich TRex Group Dir.Robinson
Illinois Lottery Good Life Office Worker Optimus Production Co
Steve Harvey Show M ildred Monroe Endemol USA
The Hood Mrs. Fitzwalter 34th St. Films Dir. Michael Lanus
Jump In Delilah Predestined Arts & ENT Co. Dir. Kimberly Conner
Candles Darlene Mind In Motion Films
Lost Comfort Kara Eli Guillou Productions
Free Man Ms. Wallace Justin Leyba Productions
Letters Cynthia Woods NeoEdenFilms Dir. Lawrence Chambers
AstraZeneca Patient AbelsonTaylor/Dir. Melissa Tully
The Black Social Network Narrator Zondra Hughes-SixBrownChicks
Desperate I & II Janice RJ Production. Dir. Richard Gallion
Living without Love Mom RJ Production. Dir. Richard Gallion
Loves Got a Hold on Me Dr. Walker Shoya’s Writings
Vagabond On Camera Michael McCracken
Susan Batson Workshop Susan Batson
Second City Improv- DI James Whittington
J.McNeil Studios LA Scene Work J. McNeil
TSAW Audition/Monologues Tasha Smith
ACTONE Monologues Gretchen Sonstroe
Concordia Univ Ins & Outs of Theater Dr. Eunice R. Eifert
Columbia Univ The Arts
African Dialect, Improvisation