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Nina Lafarga is a highly sought after actor, dancer and singer who is known to be one of the most captivating and diverse performers in the industry. She is well known for her performance in the original Broadway cast of the Tony Award winning musical In The Heights as Yolanda (the girl in the red dress) and went on to play Nina, the lead role. She was also on Broadway in the original casts of Disney’s Frozen, On Your Feet! as Robin, and Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown (with Patti Lupone) as Ana, as well as Sweet Charity (with Christina Applegate), and Aida. In addition, Nina was in the Original Off Broadway Cast of In The Heights where she won a Drama Desk Award, the 1st National tour of Aida, The Capeman (Public Theater), and Fanny (City Center Encores!). Having had extensive experience in television and film, Nina was most recently seen on the FX series “Fosse/Verdon” playing Bob Fosse’s assistant Pam Sousa. Other favorite Television credits include: “Smash”, “Elementary”, “Blue Bloods”, “Late Night With Seth Meyers”, “All My Children”, “As The World Turns”, “30 Rock”, “The Tony Awards”, “Kennedy Center Honors”, “Saturday Night Live”, “Dancing With The Stars”, “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon”, “The Today Show”, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”, and “America’s Got Talent”. Favorite film credits include: In The Heights (2021), The Irishman, Ted 2, Friends With Kids, Sleeping With The Fishes, Music and Lyrics and Louis. In addition, Nina has also performed all around the world on multiple tours and television shows with many grammy award winning artists such as: Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, Rickey Martin, P Diddy, Jennifer Hudson, Mya, and Black Eyed Peas to name a few. Some of her favorite TV performances in this genre include: “The Today Show”, “American Music Awards”, “The Tonight show”, “World Music Awards”, and “MTV Video Music Awards”. A graduate from NYU Tisch School of The Arts (BFA), Nina enjoys inspiring and empowering others through her teaching and coaching. She loves sharing her experiences and giving others the tools they need to achieve success in their lives and careers. Follow Nina’s journey on Instagram and Twitter @ninalafarga and

Nina Lafarga Photos


Original Broadway Production, 2018

[Regional (US)]
Denver Center Pre-Broadway Engagement, 2017

Original Broadway Production, 2015

Lincoln Center Production, 2010


Woman at Train

Paulina (Understudy)

Marisa (Understudy)

Broadway Transfer, 2008
Nina (Alternate) [Replacement]


Ensemble [Replacement]

Nina (Understudy) [Replacement]

Nina (Understudy)

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007


Nina (Understudy)

Nina (Understudy) [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 2005
Ensemble [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2000
Ensemble [Replacement]

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Photos & Video: Get a First Look at BOOP! THE BETTY BOOP MUSICAL

Get a first loo at photos and video of Boop! The Betty Boop Musical.
Video: Jerry Mitchell Discusses Developing BOOP! THE BETTY BOOP MUSICAL on ABC7 Chicago

Watch Jerry Mitchell discuss developing BOOP: The Betty Boop Musical in Chicago on ABC 7!
Video: The Cast of BOOP! THE BETTY BOOP MUSICAL Takes Their First Bows

BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical officially began previews in Chicago on November 19.  The musical plays at Broadway In Chicago’s CIBC Theatre through December 24. Check out the video of the first curtain call here!
Video: Jasmine Amy Rogers Performs 'Where I Wanna Be' From BOOP! THE BETTY BOOP MUSICAL

In advance of preview performances of BOOP! THE BETTY BOOP MUSICAL starting this weekend at the CIBC Theatre in Chicago, an all new video has been released of Jasmine Amy Rogers performing 'Where I Wanna Be' in the studio! Check out the video here!
Video: BOOP! The Musical's David Foster, Jerry Mitchell, Jasmine Amy Rogers & More Meet the Press

Broadway In Chicago's BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical met the press this week at Broadway In Chicago’s CIBC Theatre. BroadwayWorld sat down with the cast and creative team to talk about bringing the beloved character to the stage.
Video: First Look! Jerry Mitchell-Directed BOOP! THE MUSICAL Meets The Press!

First look! Broadway In Chicago's BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical met the press this week at Broadway In Chicago’s CIBC Theatre. Get your first look at the world premiere cast performing, 'Where I Wanna Be' led by Jasmine Amy Rogers, in a production from Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell.  See the video!
Video: BOOP! THE BETTY BOOP MUSICAL Prepares For Its Chicago World Premiere!

Broadway In Chicago has released a first look inside rehearsal for BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical at Broadway In Chicago’s CIBC Theatre. See the video!
BOOP! THE BETTY BOOP MUSICAL Adds Tony-Winner Faith Prince, Erich Bergen And More to World Premiere Cast

Broadway In Chicago has announced complete casting for BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical at Broadway In Chicago’s CIBC Theatre live on stage for the first time for a limited five-week engagement, November 19 - December 24.
Photos: The Cast of New York City Center's OLIVER! Takes Their First Bows

The New York City Center production of Oliver! began performances last night, May 3. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos of the cast taking their first bows here!
Photos: Go Inside the CHESS Benefit Concert Starring Darren Criss, Lena Hall, Ramin Karimloo & Solea Pfeiffer

See photos from The Entertainment Community Fund's one-night-only benefit concert of the legendary musical Chess at the Broadhurst Theatre!
Bradley Dean, Sean Allen Krill, Bryce Pinkham, and More Join CHESS Benefit Concert; Full Cast Announced!

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the one-night-only benefit concert of the legendary musical Chess on Monday, December 12 at 7:30 pm ET at the Broadhurst Theatre. Joining the cast are Bradley Dean as “Ivan Molokov,” Tony Award nominee Sean Allan Krill as “Walter de Courcey,” and Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham as “The Arbiter.'
VIDEO: Andrew Barth Feldman Sings 'She's in Love' from THE LITTLE MERMAID

Broadway's former Evan Hansen performed at a Disney on Broadway Concert back in 2019 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS posted the throwback performance on their YouTube page today.
Broadway Makers Celebrates the Return of Live Theatre A Virtual Shopping Experience, PLACES PLEASE!

A new virtual shopping experience is coming to Broadway fans this weekend thanks to a dedicated group of Broadway vendors and members of the Broadway Makers Alliance. 
Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, March 23- with Mandy Gonzalez, Kathryn Gallagher, and More!

Today (March 23) in live streaming: A #BeAnArtsHero Town Hall, ladies unite on Stars in the House, BKLYN is back, and more!
Wake Up With BWW 3/23: COMPANY Confirms Broadway Return, Lena Hall's OBSESSED Series Returns, and More!

Today's top stories: Company confirms Broadway return, Lena Hall's Obsessed series will return with the music of Heart, and more!
VIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez and Friends Celebrate Women's History Month on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars In The House has raised over $750,000 for The Actors Fund and over $203,000 for other organizations including: The Trevor Project, You Gotta Believe, NAACP LDF, Cats4CovidRelief, The Humane Society of New York, Broadway at CBST, Greater Orlando Performing Arts Relief, Cancer Support Community, New York Gay Men's Chorus, Youth Pride Chorus, and Tonewall and Bullets to Books (The Jüdische Kulturbund Project). 
VIDEO: Disney On Broadway Sings 'Let It Go' On The Disney Holiday Singalong!

Tonight's ABC Disney Holiday Singalong included a very special performance from the Disney on Broadway family!
Wake Up With BWW 12/1: HAMILTON Could Be the First Musical to Re-Open on Broadway, and More!

Today's top stories: Hamilton could be the first to reopen, watch a clip from Patti Murin and Colin Donnell's concert with Seth Rudetsky, and more!
VIDEO: BTS Performs 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town' for THE DISNEY HOLIDAY SINGALONG

Ryan Seacrest returns to host a night of merry music and magic on “The Disney Holiday Singalong,” MONDAY, NOV. 30 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST). 
Photo Flash: First Look at Reunited Disney Casts in The Disney Holiday Singalong!

On Monday, November 30 (8pm), ABC will present 'The Disney Holiday Singalong,' the third iteration in the ratings phenomenon franchise, with Ryan Seacrest returning to host the night of merry music and magic. Celebrity performances and appearances for the festive special include Andrea Bocelli, BTS, Michael Bublé, Ciara, Chloe X Halle, Derek Hough and Hayley Erbert, Julianne Hough, Adam Lambert, Leslie Odom Jr., Katy Perry, P!NK and Kerry Washington.


How many Broadway shows has Nina Lafarga been in?

Nina Lafarga has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Nina Lafarga been in?

Nina Lafarga has not appeared in the West End.

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