Victoria Rae Sook is a native of Dallas, Texas where she grew up singing along to Barbra Streisand, reading Shakespeare with her mom, and dancing in the Fort Worth Dallas Ballet Company training program. A triple threat since kindergarten, Victoria Rae found her first professional performing job at OhLook Center for the Performing Arts.
Victoria Rae graduated high school from Interlochen Arts Academy and attended college at Millikin University and Chicago College of Performing Arts before completing her Acting degree at the University of South Florida. Throughout her education, she honed her skills as a classical actress, a musical theatre performer, a director, and a playwright, working with artists such as Bill T. Jones, Luis Perez, and The Frantic Assembly Company from London, England.
Victoria Rae performed in parades and shows at Walt Disney World for five years and absolutely loved creating the magic. She has been featured in Disney performances on ABC, TNT and the Disney Channel. On stage and screen, Victoria Rae has acted in TV shows such as Smash and Gossip Girl, in films such as I Am Not What I Am and Vigilante, and in plays such as Houdini Among the Spirits, Legally Blonde, Dames at Sea, Antigone, Othello and Cabaret. Her writing has been showcased several times by the Reasonable Facsimile Theatre Company in Chicago and she claims a total of four plays and two books of poems. She has directed several plays and favorites include Alice in Wonderland, Grease, and Envoy.
Victoria Rae is the founder and Artistic Director of Ensemble Atria, Performing Arts, Inc. Ensemble Atria has won several awards at the Midtown International Theatre Festival and The Shoebox Festival, including Best Direction in 2015 for Victoria’s direction of A Stranger Here Myself.
Victoria is also the Co-Founder and Co-Producer of Shake & Bake. A theatre company that brings you fine dining and Shakespeare. Currently they are performing Love’s Labour’s Lost. Stay tuned for their nest performances.
Proud to have performed in Texas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Florida and England, Victoria Rae is proudest of all to currently be a working actor in New York City. She is delighted to be a member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and an SDC Associate. She resides in Manhattan with her much loved dog, Max, like Ariel, because she, too, is a mermaid. She continues to sing along with Barbra, read Shakespeare, and dance every day. “Keep Moving Forward.”