Viktoriya Papayani is a multi-talented artist. She is an actress as well as a classical pianist. Born in Ukraine, Viktoriya came to America in 1997, where she started her studies at Manhattan School of Music as a Piano Performance major with a distinguished teacher Nina Svetlanova. She graduated with Bachelor's and Master's Degrees, at which point she began her studies of acting technique with brilliant Jason Bennett, as well as taking classes at T. Schrieber Studio, where she had a privilege to study with an exceptional Acting/Dialect coach Page Clements and an outstanding Pam Scott. She also studies at HB studios.
As a classically trained musician Ms. Papayani knows all about hard work, discipline and professionalism. She is a multiple winner of piano competitions in Europe and America. She has played a solo recital at Carnegie Hall. Her acting roles have a big range of characters and emotional colors. She has done both theater and film. Viktoriya excels at both comedy and drama, that walk so closely side by side in life. She loves being challenged and nothing inspires her more than being surrounded by talented and passionately creative people. Viktoriya feels very lucky that she can express herself through the art of acting and music.