Carmelita Torres/ Ensemble/ Assistant Director of the Spanish production
Celia Aguilar is a writer and performer who has been featured in various venues among the art and activist community, including the Women of the World Poetry Slam. She has performed in The Vagina Monologues; Bodas de Sangre, Blood Wedding; and A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer. Her contributions are inclu
Aarón Alonso, better known as “Animal” in his hometown of Juárez, is delighted and proud to be narrating this powerful and inspirational story. He was born and raised in Juárez and received his academic education in the Sun City. He is a Performance Artist and SAG/AFTRA actor who has acted for television shows on FX, FOX, Telemundo, and Univision. Aarón also teaches Improvisat
Jonathan Contreras (he/him, they/them) is an actor, musician, and writer currently based in El Paso, TX. Was last onstage with the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s winter production of Macbeth. Recently in Puerto Vallarta, Jal. Mexico, with One Blue Cat/MundoMilagro/ArtVallarta’s production of La Noche De Los Alebrijes. Previously in La Casa Azul, Gregory Hancoc
Born in the border city of El Paso, TX, Melissa Diaz is a Mexican-American bilingual actress. She began doing musical theater at a very young age dominating acting, singing and dancing. She continued her artistic formation in CEA Televisa, Latin America's most distinguished acting school located in Mexico City. Her most recent work in film include Deadly Illusions a psy
Victor Gonzalez is an El Paso Native, who loves making people smile through the world of entertainment. He could not be more ecstatic and grateful to be a part of this production to bring a piece of El Paso history back to life.
Emily James is a local theater teacher who received her B.A. in Theater Performance from the University of Texas at El Paso. In addition to performing, she also teaches and directs children through her work with Kids-N-Co’s theater camps. Emily’s favorite roles include Veronica in The Motherf*cker with the Hat (Players on the Wall), Gertrudis in A Solid Home (UTEP), and The Ex