Rebecca Rivas (Actor)

Rebecca Rivas

Rebecca Rivas (she/her) is an Artistic Associate for TheatreSquared, the Program Director for the LatinX Theatre Project, as well as a director and actor. Most recently, she directed productions of American Mariachi and Native Gardens at TheatreSquared, and collaborated with LatinX Theatre Project to develop and devise staging for its play, The Crossroads. She has previously appeared in T2’s The Ding Dong (Or the How the French Kiss) (Mme. Pontegnac/Fabiola/Mandy/French Maid), Reasons to be Pretty (Carly), and in a wide array of roles in the Arkansas New Play Festival. Before moving to Northwest Arkansas, Rebecca was an assistant professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, where she directed a number of productions including Bless Me, Ultima, House on Mango Street, Electricidad and Esperanza Rising, and was the co-founder of El Paso’s Chicanx/Latinx Theatre Series.