Exclusive Interview with Actress, Singer, Songwriter, and Businesswoman, Stephanie Cayo
Actress Stephanie Cayo born in Lima, Perú on April 08, 1988, captured audiences’ hearts at age 9 with her role in Travesuras del Corazón. She later appeared in several TV series, particularly gaining international exposure playing the lead female character in the internationally-broadcast Besos Robados. Still very young he moved to NYC by her self to study acting and dancing in schools such as The Actors Studio, The New York film Academy and The Broadway Dance Center. She calls this time in her life as “one of the most important stages in my life, discovering my self and art”
At the age of 18, she moved to Colombia following a successful career as an actress with Tv series such as El Secretario and The Hypochondriac which launched her career gaining many recognitions for her work and important awards such as the India Catalina for Best Female Actress in a Tv show for her work in El Secretario, In 2012.
She pursued dancing as well as a musical theater from the early years. In 2012, while finishing shooting El Secretario, landed the lead role of Roxie Hart in the famous musical Chicago in Colombia with more than 1,500 spectators a night per three months straight.
She started singing and writing songs at early years in her family school Dance Studio, an Art School that focuses in Dance, music, and acting for young talents.
In 2011, she released her first music album Llegaré, with Colombian producer Jose Gaviria.
Lead Roles: ‘El Secretario’ and ‘The Hypochondriac’
In 2011, Cayo landed the lead role in the Colombian sitcom El Secretario, portraying a strong and smart CEO of a toilet paper corporation, The boss of The Secretary.
Antonia captured audiences hearts and launched her career in Colombia and other countries in South America. The following year she received the India Catalina award for best female actress in a Tv series. Then in 2012, she starred as Macarena, a young, crazy and sensitive hypochondriac. A patient who got mistakenly diagnosed her with a terminal illness and says she has six months to live. Laced with humor, the series follows the life of our protagonist through the mistaken diagnosis and the subsequent revelation that she is fine. Ultimately, she resolves to fake her own death…and then has to deal with life.”
The Adaptation of the show will be executive produced by Emmy-winning Modern Family star Julie Bowen for Fox in the USA.
In 2015 she landed the role Mary Luz, in the first Netflix Spanish series, a naive, but surprisingly savvy young woman, who gets pregnant from the now dead owner of the Mexican soccer team, staying completely unprotected from Isabel and Chava, the actual owners of the soccer team and most important of the family heritage.
Club de Cuervos, a Mexican dramedy – Netflix’s first Spanish-language original series- chronicles the inner workings of a wealthy family that owns a beloved but struggling soccer team.
She released her first single in English called Let Me Go, a collaboration with Sebastian Llosa and produced by Renzo Bravvo and Raúl Chirinos. Recorded at Interscope Studios In Los Angeles, California. The song is available worldwide in different platforms such as Itunes, Spotify, Youtube from April 15th 2016.
This psychological thriller on FOX life Latam has people talking about her role as a Milena, a very hurt girl lost in Mexico city working as a stripper in this 13 episodes series.
Her first movie is under the direction of the very talented Spanish director Daniel Monzón (Celda 211, El Nino) and next to the well known talented actors Luis Tosar (Celda 211, El Nino) and Rodrigo de la Serna (Motorcycle’s diaries) She plays the lead female role Verónica, in this big Spanish production.