Beauty and Brain
Ms. Maslovskaya holds a Masters Degree in Linguistics and Intercultural Communications; she speaks Russian, French and is studying Spanish. Having visited England, France, London, Malta, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Switzerland, Germany, Ukraine, Costa Rica, Canada, Mexico and Peru, she finds inspiration in foreign countries and their culture.
In May of 2009 Sonia fulfilled a life long dream by moving to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career in film and television. She is blessed to be studying at Ivana Chubbuck studio in Hollywood. http://www.chubbucktechnique.com
Sonia made her very successful Off-Broadway New York debut as Emma in “Last Night” at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre in the summer of 2008.
While in New England, Sonia performed with many of the leading theaters in Boston. Amongst her favorite roles was Lushia in “A Shayna Maidel”, for which she received an IRNE award for best supporting actress: http://www.stagesource.org/pages/22464_irne_awards_2008_page_one.cfm
“A Shayna Maidel” to Remember
"A Shayna Maidel" to Remember Reviewed by Beverly Creasey It’s my opinion, from having seen A SHAYNA MAIDEL a number of times that the play hinges on a strong performance in the role of the Holocaust survivor. If the actress can convey the unimaginable without ever describing details of the horror, then Barbara Lebow’s play succeeds in stirring us to the bone. The Hovey Players production (through May 17) soars because of the exquisite performance of Sonia Maslovskaya as the camp survivor who is reunited with her sister and father in America after the war. Lebow gently touches on issues like survivor guilt ...
Hovey’s ‘A Shayna Maidel’ shines
One of the lovely things about "A Shayna Maidel" is that it doesn't rub our noses in the horrors of the Holocaust. Rather it has Lusia embody those terrible experiences, which she keeps contained within herself most of the time, although she lets us feel their residue. It's actually much more effective, causing us to use our imaginations rather than spelling everything out in vivid detail. This means that it's essential to cast an extremely capable actor as Lusia, and director Frank Moffett couldn't have made a better choice than Sonia Maslovskaya. It's not that she's had lots of experience on the ...
"The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore." Vincent Van Gogh
Sonia Maslovskaya has always had a strong connection with the Arts. A classically trained pianist and painter, it is in stage or film work that she feels most fulfilled. She began her theater training with Schukin Theater School of Moscow, and after immigrating to the United States in 2001 she was privileged to work with some of the best acting coaches in New England, including Lyralen Kaye http://www.lyralenkaye.com and Michael Phillips of The Hamsptead Stage Company http://www.hampsteadstage.org.