Cuentos de Doña Rosita Performance
Join acclaimed performance artist, Ruby Nelda Perez, as she presents Cuentos de Doña Rosita, bilingual humorous stories that reflect the Mexican American traditions.
May 04, 2014
from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
|Where||Goliad State Park & Historic Site|
|Contact Phone||(361) 645-3405|
Join acclaimed performance artist, Ruby Nelda Perez, as she presents Cuentos de Doña Rosita, bilingual humorous stories that reflect the Mexican American traditions. Ms. Perez will be performing two shows at Goliad State Park and Historic Site on Sunday, May 4th at 11:00 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m. This special presentation was made possible through a Texas Commission on the Arts Rural Outreach Program grant.
Ruby Nelda Perez is an actor who has been touring professionally throughout the USA, Mexico, and Latin America for over thirty years. Ms. Perez, born in Chicago, Illinois, was raised in the small South Texas town of Alice. Ms. Perez received her theatrical experience at Texas A&I University in Kingsville, TX. There she was introduced to Latin American Theatre by the late Dr. Joseph Rosenberg with whom she founded El Teatro Bilingue de Kingsville that toured extensively in Mexico.
The characters that she portrays are bilingual and bicultural, and many of her stories are issue-driven. Her characters often provide a voice for those facing challenges. The titles of her productions are "A Women's Work" (premiered 1984), "Doña Rosita's Jalapeno Kitchen" (premiered 1995) and "Rosita's Day of the Dead" (premiered 1999). Ms. Ruby Nelda Perez has received numerous awards and recognitions throughout her career.
For more information please call Goliad State Park and Historic Site at (361) 645-3405. Goliad State Park is located 1/2 mile south of Goliad on Highway 183. Entry fees are $3.00 per adult. Children 12 and under free. TSPP cardholders are free.