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JUANITA CASTRO-OCHOA

Latina Actress and Teaching Artist

 
 

ABOUT ME

I am a Colombian-American New York-based actress and teaching artist. I just graduated from The Actor Studio Drama School with an MFA . I am an incredibly passionate Actress, who has been working in the industry both in English and Spanish in various LatinX performances, podcasts, and original plays. I’ve been teaching children and youth from various backgrounds in New York City, and for a brief period in India. I am a local in Bogotá, Colombia, and in Miami, Florida. I am always looking for a new destination to visit.

 

NEWS AND UPDATES

MEMOIRS OF A PAINTED WOMAN

January 4-5, 2020

PEEK INSIDE THE INNER WORKINGS OF THE MOST FAMOUS PAINTINGS IN HISTORY AS SEVEN OF THEIR ICONIC, REAL-LIFE MUSES STEP FROM THE CANVAS TO SHARE THEIR THOUGHTS, DESIRES, REGRETS, AND LIVES IN MEMOIRS OF A PAINTED WOMAN. IN THIS HEARTFELT, SOMETIMES HUMOROUS, SOMETIMES TRAGIC PORTRAYAL, YOU WILL DISCOVER THE REASONS FOR MONA LISA'S SMILE, FRIDA'S STARE, AND THE DESPERATELY SAD EYES OF THE GIRL WITH THE PEARL EARRING.
YOU WON'T READ THESE STORIES IN ART HISTORY TEXTBOOKS.

BARN SERIES 2020

January 6-12, 2020

20th Anniversary presentation of Labyrinth dynamic one week play reading festival at Cherry Lane Studio.

ALL SHADOWS FILM

Spring 2020

LUZ an immigrant teen, lives in an apartment in Queens, with her parents MARTA and ALEJANDRO. 
A hard working student, who believes that without effort, talent is nothing, but unmet potential. 
Her days are planned: wake-up, school, home, homework, flute practice, dinner, and sleep, repeat. 
Today was different, today she finds out what her parents are purposely hiding from her.

 
 

"She would defend herself, saying that love, no matter what else it might be, was a natural talent."

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

 

CONTACT ME

New York City