Lydia is a NYC actress and performer with the UCB NY Harold team Bastian. Lydia began improvising at age 14 as a regular performer with the Mental Health Players in upstate New York (internal link might not be active). Lydia is originally from Binghamton, NY and is a graduate of The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Manhattan. She has been performing at the UCB Theatre since 2004 and along with Bastian teammate Brandon Gardner was a member of the popular independent team Big Tobacco.
- Lydia is the youngest member of Bastian
- When Bastian performed at Binghamton University, Lydia's parents sent press releases to both the newspaper and the television news as well as put up "Binghamton Welcomes Bastian" on a large sign in their neighborhood.