CARLA VALENTINE—Is a native New Yorker of Honduran decent who trained at HB Studios, New Conservatory Theatre and NYUʼs Creative Arts Team. She has performed on various New York stages including Henry St. Settlement, Intar-53, PS 122 and the Nuyorican Poetʼs Café. Carla portrayed La Poncia in “La Casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico Garcia Lorca with Bilingual Foundation of the Arts, under the direction of Denise Blasor, and Debuted at the Hollywood Fringe Festival with the cutting edge production of “Don’t Talk About It, SP!T about it” written by Alex Alpharoah and directed by Elisa Noemi. Other LA theatre include: “Power In The Blood” by Sarah Bewley; “Cumbia de mi Corazon” by Toby Campion; Charles Buschʼs “Our Leading Lady”; Josefina Lopezʼs “The Cleaning Lady” at Casa 0101; Suzan Lori Parksʼ “365 Days/Plays Festival”; “The Chinese Massacre” with Circle X Theatre Company; “Splendor in the Grass” with Underground Theatre Company and originated the lead role of Emma in “Shout out Above Lifeʼs Storms, I have Wings to Fly” by Meme Kelly.
Carla is a regular cast member on the web series “Miss Guidance”, which can be viewed youtube.com
Carla frequently performs a one-woman historical presentation of Biddy Mason (1818-1891) that she developed with the Pasadena Museum of History.