Visiones del Cuerpo
Visiones del Cuerpo
Created By Santi Castro
Directed By James Bruenger-Arreguin
Tori Rodriguez (Pelvis)(they/them) is a recent graduate of the Acting Class of 2022. Recent credits include: Twelfth Night, O Lo Que Quieras (DL SHAKESPEARE), Gente Del Sol (PLAYPENN), I Want A Country, TL;DR Thelma Louise Dyke Remix, and Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue (UARTS) They’re so excited to be making their Brind return, and sends endless thanks to this team.<3
Oliver Marten (Mind)(he/him) is a Junior Acting major. Past UArts credits include All At Once: 40th Anniversary Remaster! Thank you to my incredible parents, my supportive family, and wonderful friends.
Julian Perez (Stomach)(he/they) is a Junior MT major here at UArts, and is thrilled to make his second Brind School production. His past UArts credit was “Hot Spot” (Sid), and will be featuring in “Head Over Heels” (King Bassilius) in November. His Regional credits include “In the Heights” (Usnavi) at The Ritz Theater Company, and “Spring Awakening” (Moritz) at Miami Stage Company. Thank you to Mami and Papi for showing me what it means to be Latinx.
Pamela Jimenez (Body)(she/her) is a Junior Acting major. Past UArts credits include the Playwrights Workshop at the Arts Bank and ASM for Psychic directed by Bayla Rubin. This summer she was also Bea in From at the Neighborhood House. She would like to thank her family and Dominicans everywhere.
Keara Fernandez (Heart)(she/they) is a Senior Musical Theatre Major at The University of the Arts. Last UArts credits include “Bodies and Bones” by Sophia Snyder, Directed by Santiago Castro and “Buried” by Hallie Malina, Directed by Amy Dugas Brown. Endless thanks to my friends and family who have always supported me.
Lina Batista (Hands)(she\her)is a Senior Musical Theater major. Past UArts credits include Fuente Ovejuna, La Vidal Luka, Momentos , Pump To Pump,Nobody: A New Musical Workshop, and One Day Old (Eagle Theatre). Endless thanks to the individuals who inspire me , our creative team, and to all my loved ones back home who support me unconditionally, words alone cannot describe how much they mean to me, love you all!
Vanesa Gomez (Legs)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theater major. Past UArts credits include Buried, Promenade, In The Heights Cabaret. Regional: Be More Chill (CenterStage), Shrek the Musical (DSA) and Sleepwalk (Painted Bride Arts Center). Thanks to all those who support me including my family and besties.
Francesca Caldwell (Hips)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theater major. Past UArts credits include Red and Black, Ghost Town, and La Vida Luka. I dedicate my performance in this piece to my grandmother who emigrated from Cuba many years ago. “Mucho carino” to my family and friends!
Gideon McDonald (Lungs)(he/him) is a Sophomore Musical Theater major. This is his first UArts production, and he's beyond excited to be a part of it. Past credits, include In the Heights (GAMP), Chicago (GAMP), Brown Eyed Rapunzel (Humble Materials, Fringe), and Of a Feather (Humble Materials, Fringe). Special thanks to the PACK company and his family and friends.
Santi Castro (Creator)
James Bruenger-Arreguin (Director)(he/him/el) Born in Los Cabos, Mexico, and raised in Denver, CO. James is a Latino director and producer working in the Creative Development office at Disney Theatrical Group. He is a current Van Lier Directing Fellow at Repertorio Español and part of the 2022-2023 Directors Group at Roundabout Theatre Company. As a Latine artist, celebrating new artists and their work is a step in representation for all. Recent Credits: Repertorio Español: La Extinción de los Dinosaurios (Director), Colorado Spring Fine Arts Center: Guadalupe in the Guest Room (2022 Henry Award for Best Director) and Front Range Fables: To Slay The Dragon. He has worked and collaborated with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Theatre Aspen, The 24 Hour Plays, Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre (Associate Artistic Director), The Polyphone Festival of New and Emerging Musicals, and Miners Alley Playhouse. Other creative credits: Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre: The Last Five Years (Director), Evita (Director/Choreographer) Fly By Night (Choreographer), University of the Arts: Pop The Musical Exhibition (Director), and Momentos (Director). James holds a BFA in Directing, Playwriting + Production from the University of the Arts. // www.directordeteatro.com
Kereni Sanchez (Stage Manager)
Carly Dagilis (Assistant Stage Manager)(she/her) is a Sophomore Musical Theatre major. And though her first love is performing, Carly also loves working backstage on the tech side of things. For four years, Carly worked as the props master and costuming assistant at a theater program in Baltimore working on shows like Mary Poppins, Shrek, and The Music Man. Thank you to all of the cast, Jimmy, and Kereni for making this first ASM job so much fun!
University of the Arts
David Yager, President and CEO
Kikau Alvaro, Interim Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
Aanika Allen, Assistant Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
Krista Apple, Interim Program Director, Acting
Amy Dugas Brown, Program Director, Directing, Playwriting, and Production
Jacob Brent, Interim Program Director, Musical Theater
Natalie Robin, Program Director, Theater Design and Technology
Quinn Bauriedel, Program Director, Pig Iron School MFA in Devised Performance
Nick Embree, Associate Professor
Sarah Sanford, Assistant Professor
Fadi Skeiker, Associate Professor
Rob Tucker, Visiting Assistant Professor
Leah Walton, Visiting Assistant Professor
Madison Claus, Senior Administrative Assistant
Lindsay Cram, Associate Producer
Troy Martin-O’Shia, Production Electrician
LeVonne Lindsay, Costume Shop Manager
Larry Fowler, Sound Practicum Instructor
Chris Haig, Technical and Props Practicum Instructor
Millie Hiibel, Costume Practicum Instructor