Born in Herne in 1984, growing up in Bochum, Nadia Migdal began playing the violin at the age of five and won first prizes in the musical competition “Jugend Musiziert”. She stopped her pursued ice hockey career, when she first saw a performance at the Playhouse in Bochum at the age of twelve.
During high school she played various roles. In 2005, she began studying acting at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), where she finished her master’s degree in 2010 (MA).
After playing at the Zurich Playhouse and at the Theater of the Arts in Zurich, she was already signed with the State Theater in Tübingen while still studying. In 2013, Nadia Migdal moved to Vienna to work as a freelancer, for instance at the Salzburg State Theatre, at the Klosterspiele Wettingen, Switzerland, at the Theaterhaus Gessnerallee in Zurich and at the Vienna Burgtheater.
In seasons 2015/16 and 2016/17 she was engaged at the Theater Trier. Since 2017 Nadia Migdal lives mainly in Tel Aviv and works as a freelancer in different constellations, for example with the theater collectives Korso-op Kollektiv and Prinzip Gonzo as well as at the State Theater Saarbrücken. She also works for film and television.
In 2007, she received the sponsorship award of the Armin-Ziegler Foundation, and at the „Theater Summit of German-speaking Drama Schools” in 2008, she won both jury and audience awards with the musical-theater production You Must Remember This. In 2011, she was nominated as the “best young actress” in the well-renowned magazine “Theater Heute”, in 2020 for “best production” together with the Korso-op Kollektiv. In 2017 she was nominated for the German Comedy Award for the sketch comedy „Knallerkerle“.