Bio

MOVING IN MY FATHER'S LAND
Photo by Miluska Navarrete, Trujillo, Perú

Rosa is a freelance Video Producer, Editor, Writer, Director, Actor, and Teaching Artist in Southern California. Born in Bellavista Callao in Lima, Perú and raised in Los Angeles. Her immigrant experience nourishes her creative spirit and encourages her practice for community engagement in the arts. She volunteers with the Youth Film Program at Casa 0101 Theater, Young Storytellers, and Inner-City Filmmakers (ICF).

Rosa’s writing has been shared at Highways Performance Space (2017), Fullerton Museum (2017), Fresno LitHop (2017), Shine Storytelling (2016), Late Night in East Los (2016), UCB Gringos Improv - Hispanic Heritage Month! (2016), and Melrose Below Free Literary Fest (2016) independently and with Las Lunas Locas. Rosa has also written two short plays, “El Rey” and “Comete Flores” both featured in the 2016 and 2017 Chicanas, Cholas, Y Chisme Play Festival at Casa 0101 Theater. You can see her upcoming short play "GUYS" performed in the Urban Theater Movement One-Acts Festival 2018.

Her latest film project is "Matriarchy," a short film she co-directed, with writer, Patricia Zamorano, starring Lauren Ballesteros (2017). Search for it on social media platforms by typing: #MATRIARCHYShortFilm.

Prior work experiences are in television and film companies such as: Disney, Color Force, Inc. in association with DreamWorks Studios, Univision Network, and Mun2 with ImaginaUs Productions. Her specialties are in film/television production, video editing, script coverage, subtitle translation work, and administrative support for production companies and non-profit arts organizations. Her independent video work has lead her to work with incredible artists like Amara Tabor-Smith, Paloma McGregor, Josefina Lopez, Robyn Nisbet, and Patricia Zamorano. She has travelled to Brazil, Paris, New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles with her camera in tow.

Education: Rosa is a graduate of Inner-City Filmmakers (ICF); a non-profit film school based in Los Angeles created after the LA Uprising to diversify the entertainment industry.  English B.A from University of California, Berkeley with minors in Creative Writing and Dance Performance. Certified Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst (CLMA) through Integrated Movement Studies.


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