Sophia Walker is a Ryerson University Theatre graduate and an award-winning actor. Her recent theatre credits include: Blood Wedding, Jitters and The Heidi Chronicles at Soulpepper; Mary in Mary's Wedding at Blyth Festival; Salima in the Dora Award-winning Ruined at Obsidian Theatre; Menelaus and Kerthia in Dora Award-winning The Penelopiad at Nightwood Theatre and Theatre Center's Dora Award-winning Boblo, a rock -n-roll concert. Walker has spent the last nine seasons performing at The Stratford Shakespeare Festival, where she was part of the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. She has a recurring role on the award-winning webseries, Carmilla, and in AMC’s The Divide. Walker also appeared in the film Born to be Blue and the series 12 Monkeys and Rookie Blue.
The CBC Actors Conservatory CLOSE-UPS are 3- to 5-minute cinematic works based on original characters created by the actors. These productions are intended for the big screen, and are designed to promote the actors and their talents in an entertaining and meaningful way.