Career Timeline as an Actress

In Theater (2001-present)

Vell’s stage career began in childhood, She often performed for BMAC special school and made her In 2002, professional acting debut when she played the lead and acted alongside with Kenderick Cheng in “The Christmas Story” as Mary, a production at Fil-Indian, which is based on the story of the coming and birth of Jesus Christ. Acting career began on the stage and became interested in acting after performing every Christmas plays annually since 6 years old and gained interest in television acting after watching Justine Thornton in Hardwicke House. Baria began memorizing and re-enacting the shows she saw on television. As an actress on stage, She often played strong-willed, independent, playful, charming, sweet and often light-weighted characters. Vell showed a mixture of passion and strength in her roles. Vell received good press for her performances. Furthermore, she never took acting lessons. She wants to be able to act as good as her idols and admits that she is still trying to “figure out” her career in acting and she is continuously taking workshops since high school.

  • In 2003, Vell made her musical performance for “A Message from Me” in which she narrated the whole story and acted as a student at the first scene.
  • In 2004, Vell performed and took part for a singing voice for the play “Believe the Miracles of Christmas” along with Peter Turcotte, EJ Vanderama, Kathleen Kilduff and Tessa Lagmay
  • In 2005, Vell made her 2nd appearance at the CAP CCP for “The Mission”, a Christmas play about the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
  • In 2006, Vell made her final appearance at the CAP CCP for the Disney Adaption of “The Disney Princesses” as Belle (The Beauty and the Beast) with Peter Turcotte.
  • In 2011 after a 5 year break from stage acting, she continues to be part of the stage plays, she also achieved success as a theater actress. Vell was asked to provide singing voice for the lead role Lyubov Ranevskaya for their non-ticketed school play, The Cherry Orchard in which her twin brother starred as Epikhodov. Vell Baria, however, who was unprepared and found herself “emotionally nervous” and found it not formal for the play and it will affect the character and difficult for the task according to her twin brother. The singing voice role was eventually given to her fellow classmate Nicole Adique for the school play respectively while Vell performed for the post-play number with a parodied version of The Beauty and the Beast “Something There”, Vell played the supporting role Frenchy in a ticketed school play Grease in which her teachers quoted that Vell’s character was the most difficult characters in the play and recieved lots of praises from the audiences.
  • In 2012, Vell made her non musical performance and made her public debut in the ANI Book Launching along with other members in her school’s theater guild.
  • In 2013, Vell took part of the anually biographical play “Ora Et Labora” as Abundantia and one of the chorus members staged by Sining Tanghalan.
  • In 2014, Vell made her first professional theater stint as understudy of Lady Capulet in “Romeo and Juliet: The Musical” staged by Kids Acts Philippines.
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