Ana Villafañe

Ana Villafañe has her first major feature film releasing this year, as the title role in Castro’s Daughter opposite James Franco. She recently starred as ‘Ava Gardner’ in Sinatra; the Musical in the UK. Broadway: Best known for her debut originating the role of ‘Gloria Estefan’ in global hit musical On Your Feet from 2014-2017 (Theatre World Award, Drama League Award). In 2021, Villafañe returned to re-open Broadway as the iconic Roxie Hart in Chicago. Off-Broadway: Nina Rosario in the Kennedy Center’s 2018 production of In the Heights by Lin Manuel Miranda. Earned her second Drama League Award in 2019 for MCC’s critically acclaimed Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties. Select TV credits: On Netflix/NBC as ‘Dr. Valentina Castro’ on “New Amsterdam,” and ‘KT’ on “Younger” (Paramount+). Named one of the New York Times’ “30 under 30” and honored by NHMC for trailblazing Latin representation in entertainment.