G A B R I E L A CASTILLO-Miranda
Gabriela dressed up as Porcina (Roque Santeiro) for Kindergarten party
Havana, Cuba - 1990's
Gabriela Castillo-Miranda (she/her) is an Afro-Caribbean American Latina writer and performer currently based in Chicago. She was born in Havana, Cuba, and has African, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese ancestry. In 1998, Gabriela and her parents resettled in Louisville, KY as humanitarian refugees after immigrating to the United States. Gabriela earned an MFA in Acting from the University of South Carolina's Professional Actors Training Program, a BA in Music from Northern Kentucky University, and is an alumna of Second City Conservatory and an SNL Scholarship recipient.
Gabriela wrote, co-produced, and performed the solo show Lady Alhambra for the 2018 MFA Solo Show Series at the Center for Performance Experiment (Columbia, SC). She is now adapting it as a full-length musical play.
Credits include: The River Bride, Love's Labour's Lost, Hamlet (American Players Theatre), Y Tu Abuela, Where is She? (Visión Latino), Back In The Day (Urban Theater Company), Sergio's Museum (Theatre), Erógenas: Sexo, Amor, y Fuga (Teatro Fragmentario), The Tempest (Warehouse Theatre), The Water Station, Clearing, Flight (P3East), Seagull, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Silent Sky, Mr. Burns, Animal Farm the Musical (University of South Carolina), She's With Me; Dude, Where's My Dog?! (Dream Factory Entertainment), Woman in the Wall (Columbia College).
"The River Bride"
Dramatic role CASS
Comedic role BONITA
Comedic role MS MENDEZ
"The River Bride" Marisela Treviño Orta
"Twelfth Night" W. Shakespeare
"Anna in the Tropics" Nilo Cruz
"27 Ribbons" Animal Farm the Musical
"Lady Alhambra Solo Show"
Movement & Ensemble
Song & Dance
Rep.Mayra Flores (TX-R)
original satirical song
Rue (HBO Euphoria)