Bio

MOVING IN MY FATHER'S LAND
Photo by Miluska Navarrete, Trujillo, Perú
Chan Chan
Rosa is a Peruana raised in Los Angeles. Her journey as an immigrant mujer in this country drives her creative work. She freelances as Video Producer and Editor, Writer, Actor, Director and Movement Teaching Artist in Southern California.

Rosa's latest film project “Matriarchy” (#MATRIARCHYshortfilm, written by Patricia Zamorano) was screened at The Schwules Museum in Berlin, Germany as part of the 12 Moons exhibit (2018), CINEARTE: A Latinx Queer Film & Arts Festival 'Latinx en Accion!' Shorts Program (2018), and more.

Her independent video work has lead her to work with incredible artists like Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts, Amara Tabor-Smith, Paloma McGregor, Josefina Lopez, Robyn Nisbet, and Patricia Zamorano. She also contributes her multimedia skills at Casa 0101 Theater as a current Board Member and Summer Teacher for their Casa 0101 Theater Youth Film Program. Rosa has travelled to Brazil, Paris, New York, Salt Lake City, Massachusetts, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles with her camera in tow.

Her short plays and theatrical writing contributions have been shared on Urban Theatre Movement, Highways Performance Space, and Chicanas, Cholas Y Chisme stages. Her poetry has been published in St. Sucia: A Zine Exposing What It Is to Be a Mujer in Contemporary Society, Issue IX Aquí Y Ahora (2017), and shared with CCC ArtNight at Espacio 1839 (2017), Fullerton Museum (2017 & 2018), Fresno LitHop (2017), and more. Her latest creative non-fiction piece "A Busted Window or My Observation of Luz Moreno, mi Tia Paty" was published in the online academic international e-journal, Label Me Latina/o Spring 2019 Volume IX and can be read here.

Rosa enjoys working with community. She recently worked with Angela’s Pulse (angelaspulse.org) in a community organized project titled Pittsfield Moves! funded by the Ford Foundation and supported by Jacob’s Pillow in Massachusetts (#PittsfieldMoves). You can learn more about that project by clicking here. Education: University of California, Berkeley; English B.A with minors in Dance Performance and Creative Writing. Certification in Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis (CLMA) with Integrated Movement Studies. Pre-professional film training with Inner-City Filmmakers.

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