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Carolina is an actor, playwright, and producer, currently based on LenapeHoking Land (NYC) who was born and raised in North Carolina. She received her BFA from Brooklyn College.

As a first generation Viet born in America, the child of refugees and descendant of freedom fighters, she believes strongly in the power of weaving new and de-colonizing narratives into the fabric of American history and culture. She is a founding Artistic Leader of The Sống Collective.  She served as a panelist on LaMama Theater's LiveTalks, addressing the recent rise of hate crimes against Asians and creative forms of resilience. 

She has worked on Broadway with Second Stage, in NYC with: Play Co, New Dramatists, Naked Angels, Loading Dock Theatre, The Tank, Little Theatre @Dixon Place. She recently made her network TV debut on FBI: Most Wanted opposite Julian McMahon and serves as a producer on Queens: The Series, which is "redefining Asian American culture"


Also an emerging playwright, she has incubated her work with the Naked Angels' Issue Project Lab and Piper Theater. Her play, My Mother's Daughter, was a 2019 Space On Ryder Farm Semifinalist and 2020 BRICLAB Finalist.





  • Broadway:

    • ​​Linda Vista by Tracy Letts, dir. Dexter Bullard (U/S Minnie)  Second Stage. August-November 2019

    • Grand Horizons by Bess Wohl, dir. by Leigh Silverman. (U/S Jess) Second Stage. December 2019- March 2020.

  • Currently: Law & Order: SVU, filming October 2020

  • Recent booking: CBS'"FBI: Most Wanted" co-star opp. Julian McMahon and Nathaniel Arcand (airing in early 2020)

  • Sideways Smile, a web series that she has a recurring role in, as well as cast, has been screened at OUTFEST, NEWFEST, AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL, among others!

 Take a look at the News section for more current updates!




Manager: Jean-Louis Diamonika @ Invictus Entertainment -

Agent: U-Shin Kim @ UGA Talent -


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