New York Film Academy Notable Alumni
Ilda Mason is currently performing in Ivo van Hove’s adaption of West Side Story on Broadway. Since graduating from NYFA, Mason has also performed in two productions of West Side Story: one at Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA, and the second one at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Mason played the role of Francisca in one, Estella in the other, and understudied Rosalia in both. She’s also been an ensemble member in the national tour of Cinderella, and was a professional dancer for two seasons on Panama’s Dancing with the Stars.
Most recently, Mason was cast as a member of the Sharks in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of West Side Story, which is set to release in 2020.
Program Studied at NYFA: Musical Theatre
Program Type: 2-Year Conservatory in Musical Theatre
Year Attended/Graduated: 2015
Location: New York
Credits: On Your Feet, West Side Story, Cinderella