Palmyra
(pronounced
"pal-mear-rah")

Palmyra Mattner is a Bahraini born, Syrian-German actor. She studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City and upon graduating went on to tour the country with Aquila Theatre in both their 2016 (Murder on The Nile, Much Ado About Nothing) and 2022 season (The Great Gatsby, Macbeth). In addition to theatre, she has worked professionally in voice-over, commercial, film, and new media. Palmyra is also a keen participant in community outreach, which include The Stella Adler Studio’s programs at Rikers Island & The Phoenix House in New York, as well as performing alongside veterans as part of Aquila Theatre’s The Warrior Chorus (The Odyssey; B.A.M Fisher’s). Outside of acting, she has a deep appreciation for a good home-cooked Syrian meal and a love of animals, especially dogs.​