Ingela was born and raised in Stockholm and trained as an actress in London at East 15 Acting School between 1996 -1999. Since graduating she has worked as an actor and director in England, Italy, Denmark and Sweden. In England she worked with such groups as Oddsocks Productions and Forest Forge and her credits include Helena and Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Ophelia in Hamlet.
In 2003 she returned to Sweden where she made her debut as Helena in Den fÃ¶rsta hÃ¶sten at Elverket. She has continued to work in theatre and as a voice-over artist both in English and Swedish and gave the English voice to Mrs. Alving in Ingmar Bergman’s production of Ghosts in its guest performance at The Barbican Centre in London.
Ingela is a founding member of SEST and performed the voice in 4.48 Psychosis, Anna in Boston Marriage, various roles in Tales from Ovid, Charmian, Helena, Richard III, Maria, Malvolio, Catherine, Lady Macbeth and Celia in Shakespeare In The Park- As We Like It, Anette in The God of Carnage and The Manager in Contractions at Teater Brunnsgatan Fyra where she also co-directed Judith. In 2013 she directed the televised Nobel Prize Banquet Entertainment. In the summer of 2014 she played Beatrice in SEST’s Much Ado About Nothing and in 2015 she played Beatrice, Mistress Ford, Ophelia and various other parts in Angry Shrews and Merry Wives at Romateatern, Gotland.