Karina is a seasoned actress of the stage. She has starred in Taming of the Shrew, The Conduct of Life and Hot Day in Ephesus. She toured Northern California with a children’s musical troupe for four years starring in: Zip’s Great Day, Peace Signs and Nightmare on Puberty Street. Karina has trained at The Second City, Chicago; American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco; and Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, CA. She has also been nominated for an Irene Ryan Award for acting. Karina would like to acknowledge her partner in life, Rachel, for supporting and motivating her to get back onstage and under the lights.