Praised for her ability to bring great passion, strength, humor and vulnerability to her performances, Rekha Sharma began her career in the theatre and soon found herself working on camera.
Most widely known for her portrayal as Tory Foster on the Award winning series, Battlestar Galactica, Rekha has numerous television credits, including the re-imagined series V, Supernatural, Arrow, Smallville, Sanctuary, The 100, House, and The Twilight Zone. Film credits include The Core and Alien vs. Predator: Requiem.
Ms. Sharma continues to develop her artistry with the great Larry Moss, personal coach to many stars including Leonardo DiCaprio and Hilary Swank. Her foundations are in Stanislavsky-based techniques from her studies with Ivana Chubbuck, Carol Rosenfeld, Michele Lonsdale-Smith and Lori Triolo.
Roles from 2015 include Dr. Tsing on The 100 and Ajala Bhatt in the hilarious Indie film No Men Beyond This Point. Watch for her playing across Pablo Shreiber in the 2016 theatrical release of Traces. She is currently in Los Angeles shooting the feature film, Confused.
Rekha has lived in outer space, been a ‘Cylon’, a ‘Lizard’, a Goddess, and an Evil Doctor in her made-up life… In real life she was born in Canada and her family is from the Fiji Islands. She has been a painter, has studied Indian classical music, modern dance, Kung Fu, yoga, meditation, and counseling psychology.
She’s a great fan of artists, Jungians, Jeanette Winterson, Chagall, David Bowie, Shakespeare, Wes Anderson, PT Anderson, “The Dude,” magic, love, and food.