Nadia Vella trained professionally at Hertfordshire Theatre School UK, obtaining an advanced diploma in Acting and Musical Theatre where she was mentored by Jo Croydon Foster and Samantha Lavender. She holds a Licenciate Diploma in Vocal Teaching from Trinity College London, a LAMDA Gold Medal in Verse and Prose and studies classical singing with soprano Gillian Zammit.
Her versatile achievements include roles in musicals, plays, concerts, opera and tv work in Malta, England and Germany. She has recently played the coveted roles of Christine – The Phantom of the Opera (MFCC) Abigail Williams – The Crucible (Manoel Theatre) and Diva in the Valletta 2018 European Capital of Culture’s Maltese opera ‘Ahna Refugjati’(Il-Fosos.)
Other roles include: Catherine – The Memory of Water (Blue Box), Agnes – Agnes of God, Annie – Annie, Ruby – Little Shop of Horrors, Morgiana – Tin Pan Ali, Clara – Werther, Annie – The Ragged Child (Manoel Theatre.) Sherrie-Rock of Ages(City Theatre), Lupita- Innocent Flesh (MITP), Mary – Rock Nativity, Soprano Handel’s Messiah, Ruth – Is it Me? (St. James Cavalier), Cecile – 1565(MCC) Angel - The best little whorehouse in Texas, Helene – Sweet Charity, Maggie – Matchgirls (Queen Mother Theatre), Lily St. Regis - Annie(Wolverhampton Grand Theatre)Maria-Yerma,Countess – Don Juan on Trial, Medea – Medea (Market Theatre),Milena – Once we were mothers (John Gardiner Studio.)R
With music education at heart, she has worked as a vocal coach and music educator in various schools in Malta and the UK.