rebecca ana peña
AEA / SAG-Eligible
Rebecca is a Cuban American artist based in New York City. Trained as an actor, vocalist, and dancer at NYU (BFA Drama), she has worked in theatre, film, and multimedia.
Credits Include:"The Bacchae" (NYTimes Critics Pick) at The Classical Theatre of Harlem, "What Happened In Skinner (Ambie Award Nominated), leading the one-woman show "My Fellow Americans" at The Secret Theatre (Best Actor - The Secret Theatre Play Festival), and most recently joining the climate revolution play "Metra" as Aglaphonos at The Abrons Arts Center.
When not performing, she works as a visual artist and writer. In any capacity, she loves working on projects that investigate people's duality and humanity and allows all people to celebrate and explore their legacy.
I think the photo about sums it up!
Here are some more fun facts:
I'm a Cuban American artist who grew up in the south to two athletic coaches
Moved from FL to NYC where I graduated from NYU Tisch (BFA Drama)
Extremely passionate about immigration law and am a part of New Sanctuary Coalition
Favorite project I've assisted on behind the scenes is Broadway's "What The Constitution Means To Me"
First acting performance was feigning illness to get out of school mass
Feel free to call me "Bec"
Paint watercolors and acrylics, photograph on 35mm, and write poetry, monologues, and short stories
Love collaborating on new work