Sophia McLean is a Scottish actor, based in London & Leith.
Originally from Grampian (Moray & Aberdeenshire), she graduated in July 2018 from Drama Studio London. Whilst training, Sophia was nominated for the 2017 Society of London Theatre’s Laurence Olivier Bursary and was 1 of 20 finalists to be part of the 2018 The Spotlight Prize Showcase; shortlisted from 70 nominations.
Since graduating Sophia has worked on Almost Tangible’s ‘Macbeth’ (New York Radio Awards Grand Prize Winner 2019), Leith Theatre’s ‘The Last Days of Mankind’ and Teatr A Part’s subsequent remount ‘Ostatnie Dni Ludzkosci’ in Katowice, Poland; and Perth Theatre’s Award-winning ‘Lost at Sea’ directed by former West Yorkshire Playhouse & Traverse Theatre Artistic Director, Ian Brown.
In March 2019, she was nominated for ‘Best Female Performance in a Radio Drama’ at the OneVoice Awards for her performance as the Porter in Almost Tangible’s ‘Macbeth’.
Sophia is also a certified ParaDance UK Wheelchair DanceSport Instructor.