Satu Runa is a graduate of Stella Adler Studio of Acting, New York and is a member of SAG-AFTRA and the Actors’ Equity Association. She was taught by notable actors such as Academy Award winner, Mark Rylance, Anthony Zerbe (American Hustle, The Matrix Reloaded), and Andrew Wade (Royal Shakespeare Company). She currently trains at The Groundlings in Los Angeles.

Performing in various theater productions in New York and San Francisco (Cabaret, Winter's Tale, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Jesus Christ Superstar, Trojan Women), Satu has also appeared on TV shows such as Dawson's Creek, The Eric Andre Show, including a recurring role on Rizzoli & Isles. She has performed several supporting and lead roles in independent films (The Coalition, Magnolia Pictures) and has booked national commercial campaigns of Maybelline and Dr. Pepper.

Full movie. Directed by Jeffrey Anderson Bliss. Starring Satu Runa.

Clip from "Queen Gorya"

Satu Runa performs a monologue at the Film Courage Night of Heavy Metal stories/Tribute to the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles.


Satu Runa has hosted and produced shows for many networks including, Mercedes-Benz NY Fashion Week, Comcast Networks, Joe Digital, Drinks on Me Tonight, Fangoria TV, and more. Satu is the host and executive producer/creator of the entertainment web series, #NerdNoise.

Fangoria TV host Satu Runa interviews Dillinger Escape Plan for their album, Option Paralysis (2010). DP/Editor for Fangoria, Bill Hall.

The Space Shuttle Endeavour invades the streets of LA. Satu (host/creator) takes a closer look at the Space Shuttle Endeavour with fellow space-nerd, Dennis. 

Satu (host/creator) checks out Pinup Girl Boutique in Burbank to try on their "Blade Runner" inspired dress. 


Satu is a professional guitar player, keyboardist, singer, and songwriter. She is the former guitar player/keys and backup vocalist in Modern Time Machines, who appeared for a guest performance on the Eric Andre Show.

Satu Runa performs at the House of Blues

Modern Time Machines live. 2012 Album "Continuity Girl" is available on iTunes.

Satu Runa performs with Modern Time Machines at the Satellite Lounge.


Satu trained for 8 years in ballet, tap, and jazz. She is a professional level bellydance and bhangra dancer, training at the Broadway Dance Center and Bollywood Axion for 4 years. She appeared as a professional dancer in the feature film, Killer Punjabi (2013).