Committed to her craft, Regina has played roles from Shakespeare to Caryl Churchill, working in professional theaters, as well as in films and TV. Her theatre credits include the Regional Premiere of Love and Information by Caryl Churchill (with Main Street Theater), A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Macbeth (with Stark Naked Theatre Company), the World Premiere of Dollface at Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company, and the World Premiere of Hair Like the Sun (with Texas Repertory Theatre.) Other theater credits include Dinner with Friends, The Women, The Wayside Motor Inn, and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever as well as Not Mad (with Hune Company) and Museum of Dysfunction V (with Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company).
She graduated from the world-renowned William Esper Studio, completed its Two-Year Full-Time Meisner Training Program. During her time there, she studied with Bill Esper, Suzanne Esper, Bruce McCarty, Nancy Mayans, David Kaplan, David & Linda Laundra, Deb Jackel, Judith Grodowitz, Ted Morin, Jules Helm, Akil Davis, Bill Bowers, Eric Loscheider, Robert Z. Grant, and Joe Pisapia.
Her recent work on TV was in season 3, episode 2 and 8 of The Leftovers series on HBO. She executive produced and starred in a short film “The Love We Accept” which won the prestigious Platinum Remy Award at the 48th WorldFest-Houston 2015. She has worked with Margaret Cho and Tegan and Sara in their music video Intervention. Her work in films include Holy Wood (which she also executive produced), The Ultimate Commitment, Descension, Private Guys, Nosy, Half Pipe, Deck Chair, Sunshine, and Book, as well as principals in numerous commercials and industrials.
Regina was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia, to a civil engineer father and a banker mother. From the age of 4, she has showed great interests and talents toward the arts, having had intensive training in piano and dance, started with traditional Indonesian dances to Ballet and Jazz and continued on to Country Western, Modern, Tap, Ballroom, and Argentine Tango. In 1995, she moved to the United States to pursue her college degree. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University. She pursued career in the corporate world for about 7 years before finding her way back into the arts. After taking her first acting class, she has fallen in love with the craft and has been pursuing it wholeheartedly. She loves to travel the world. She recently crossed Italy off her bucket list and planning a trip to Machu Picchu for her next trip. She is a hand-lettering artist and will be selling her work online. When she is not on stage or in front of the camera, she works as a Standardized/Simulated Patient at the Clinical Competence Center of New York, at the Morchand Center for Clinical Competence at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and at the New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences (NYSIM) at the NYU Langone Medical Center. She currently resides in New York City. Looking forward to working in “Orange is the New Black” or in any feature opposite Meryl Streep or Mark Rylance!
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