Nicola Correia-Damude is an award winning Toronto-based actor and singer. She is best known for her work in several television series including Shadowhunters, Annedroids and The Strain.
Additional television credits include Haven, Republic of Doyle, Remedy, Young Blades, Mayday, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Stargate SG1 and the upcoming Dino Dana. Selected film credits include Margarita, Havana 57, Mem-(o)-re, Furstenau Mysteries, and Where are the Dolls. She’s been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for her Guest Starring performance on Remedy and received the Best Actress in a feature film award at the San Diego FilmOut Festival for her work in Margarita. You can see her next in the upcoming feature film Hellmington.
A graduate of Studio 58 and the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre Training at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Nicola has performed on stages across North America including the Shaw Festival of Canada, the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Canadian Stage, and Tarragon Theatre. Her theatre credits range from celebrated classics like Coriolanus, Much Ado About Nothing (Stratford Festival), Serious Money, The Women and Albertine in Five Times (Shaw Festival), to world premieres of brand new Canadian works like The Madonna Painter (Factory Theatre), Within the Glass (Tarragon Theatre) and Botticelli in the Fire (Canadian Stage).
Nicola is also a Motion Capture performer for video games and is a singer/song-writer in her spare time. As a female actor of mixed heritage she is passionate about seeing more cultural diversity on our screens and stages, about expanding roles for women and about improving conditions for mothers and families in the film and television industry.