Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, Brigitte Silva is a city girl with an insatiable thirst for exploration and adventure. From a young age, she had a deep curiosity about different cultures and their unique identities, always seeking to broaden her perspectives on life. As fate would have it, she found herself in the vibrant and diverse city of New York, where her random journey led to a place she now calls home.
Brigitte has worked as a professional in the entertainment industry for over a decade. At 17 she started her conservatory studies at the renowned Teatro Libre de Bogotá and joined the theater company as a student.
From that point on Brigitte has worked on sets for film, television, stage and commercials in Colombia, Miami and NYC. Her work has been recognized with awards such as best actress at series film festival, Outstanding actress drama with catalyst stories at Duluth. and earned her recognition at Sundance film festival, Laliff, atlanta film festival, Steareable Film LA, Hollyshorts and florida film festival.
She continues to refine her craft by participating in various workshops, including Scene study II with Stella Adler, Meisner with T. Schreiber, and on-camera scene study with Jay Goldenberg. In addition, she has appeared in productions with the Hudson Classical Theater, Manhattan Myths at The PIT, and stage readings at The Tank as part of the Pride Festival. Currently, she is in rehearsals for "Delirantes," which will be featured in the 2024 New York City Fringe Festival at Wild Theater.
She's driven by curiosity and a desire to break stereotypes of Colombian and latinx immigrants, and is constantly looking for projects that promote diversity and inclusion.