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 début as Helena in Den första hösten 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.