Myha’la Herrold Talks Confidence and Chasing Dreams
With a career many young actresses would dream of, many would think Myha’la Herrold’s success was predestined, but it wasn’t. She had to overcome insecurities and obstacles while building her confidence in order to land work. Now established, Myha’la breaks down the skills and mindset that took her from university graduate to TV star, and inspires the next generation of leaders, performers, and artists.
Myha’la Herrold is an actress and youthful voice of inspiration for dreamers everywhere. She discusses the joy and privilege of the hustle, how to overcome obstacles and naysayers, and gives advice to students of what to expect in the real world, and how to prepare for it.
Myha'la plays the lead role of 'Harper' in HBO’s hit series, Industry. She can also be seen in Natalie Morales' feature directorial debut Plan B for Hulu.
The California native graduated from Carnegie Mellon's School of Drama with a BFA degree in Drama, Acting and Music Theater. Since graduating, she has worked non-stop, beginning with the Broadway national tour as Nabulungi in "The Book of Mormon." Other recent credits include Rashaad Ernesto Green’s Premature, which premiered at Sundance in 2019, and an episode of Modern Love for Amazon, opposite Julia Garner.