Gloria Cardona is a Puerto Rico native. In 2002 her family moved to Denver, Colorado. This was her first exposure to theater, she debued as an evil step sister in the musical Into the Woods. On opening night she knew she had found her calling. A year later the family moved to Miami, Florida where Gloria attended New World School of the Arts acting conservatory. After graduating she dived into the art scene in Miami. She wrote, produced and directed plays, managed theaters, gave back as an educator and acted in both theater and TV. She had additional training at The American Theatre Wing and British American Drama Academy. Gloria was thriving as a multifaceted creative artist.
To further her skills she entered Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts. Which brought her to the tri-state area. Amidst a global pandemic she received her MFA in May of 2021. After graduation she performed at local theaters, starred as the lead in an on camera commercial work, and connected with the central Jersey as the Community Engagement Associate at State Theatre New Jersey.
In her free time she enjoys cooking, hiking and spending time with friends and family. She lives in Miami, Florida with her spouse Eddie and their adorable French Bulldog, Odin.