Born in Madrid, Spain and is also of Costa Rican descent and has livedmost of her life in the U. S. Some noted roles include Maricela on Law &Order: SVU, as Rosa Heredia opposite James Spader on The Black List,Rita Campos on White Collar, a Cuban exile opposite Cristina Ricci inPAN AM. Additional roles on Blue Bloods, Michael J.
Fox Show. As LadyMacBeth in MacBeth, and Mrs. Papov in Chekov's The Bear. At El Museodel Barrio, she played the lead in Escaping Juarez, Deviant Borders asthe male Chamuco, (New World Theatre Mass. ) Reading of leading rolewith Labyrinth Theatre in The Mother f**ker with the Hat directed byStephen Adly Guirgis.
She has performed in over 100 venues, includingThe Actors Studio, City Center, La Mama, Repertorio Espanol, INTAR,Pregones, Dixon Place and in independent films that screened at Cannes,HBO NYLIFF , Canada International, Honolulu, Mexico, and PhiladelphiaInternational Festivals. Film: Her feature film directorial debut with the mockumentary WhiteAlligator- (International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival, Art ofBrooklyn Film Festival, International Bled Film Festival Slovenia*Winner Best Actress. ) Writer's Lab with National Association of LatinIndependent Producers for her feature screenplay Death of the Doll, theshort screened at Boyle Heights Latina Independent Film Extravaganza inL. A. and Naked Angels Theatre Reading Series.
She holds a B. F. A. in Theatre from University of Florida/New WorldSchool of the Arts Conservatory where she developed work as a writer,director, actor and dramaturge. M.
F. A. in Playwriting ColumbiaUniversity. Recipient of the Kate Neal Kinley Playwriting Fellowship2014. Her original work has participated in New York City- includingOff-Broadway, throughout the United States and internationally inGreece, Italy, Colombia, Guatemala and Sweden.
She also devotes time asan arts activist and educator. .
|1||Jelena, Katarina, Marija||2012||as Spanish Girl|
|2||9 Digits||2010||as Selena|
|3||Burning Blue||2013||as Female Mechanic|
|4||Kate & Kula||2010||as Mayra Sanchez/Upper East Side Mom|
|6||Red Bird||2005||as Sandra|
|7||Run It||2009||as Upset Teacher|
|8||White Alligator||2012||as Playwright|
|9||Blue Bloods||2010||as Jefferson|
|11||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||1999||as Maricela|
|13||Pan Am||2011||as Cuban Woman|
|14||The Blacklist||2013||as Rosa Heredia|
|15||The Michael J. Fox Show||2013||as Cashier|
|16||White Collar||2009||as Rita Campos|